Tyre is a scenic town located to the north of Cayuga Lake. Named after the ancient city of Tyre in Lebanon, this town is blessed with pristine natural beauty, characteristic of the Finger Lakes region. The town has a small population of approximately 1000 citizens. Farms, marshes, pools, streams and canals predominate its landscape. The biggest attraction is the famous preserve Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, which encompasses Tschache Pool and Black Lake. Stroll along the marshy banks of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Clyde River, Erie Canal or Black Brook, dotted by charming bridges connecting picturesque farms. The marshland within Montezuma is ideal for birdwatchers, hikers and wildlife specialists.