Burlingham House Visitor Center Closed
Please note the visitor center is closed December 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. Park grounds are open daily year-round from dawn to dusk. Maps, brochures, and the Passport to Your National Parks stamp are available on the porch of the visitor center.
Winter Weather Information
Although park grounds remain open in snowy weather, snow removal will be minimal and restrooms may be locked. Be aware and plan ahead, as trails and parking areas may not be cleared. Use caution if driving to the park, as road conditions may be hazardous.
The animal community at Weir Farm National Historic Site consists of white-tailed deer, squirrels, woodchuck, cotton-tail rabbit, turkey, fox, turtles, frogs, salamanders, panfish in the pond, and a variety of songbirds.
There are at least twelve different species of amphibians at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Learn about what types you might see on your visit and the best places to see these amazing creatures.
Learn about what types of bats you might see at Weir Farm National Historic Site, their importance in the ecosystem, and more about the impact of White-Nose Syndrome on the bat population.
Turkey lurkey. Although our family of turkeys are a popular sight around the park, learn more about the numerous species of other birds that you can find at Weir Farm National Historic Site.
Find out why types of butterflies were found at the last monitoring effort. Maybe you'll be able to find something new when you visit.
We found seven species of reptiles on our last survey. Find out what kinds we saw and where you can find them at Weir Farm National Historic Site
Did You Know?
Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut was established as a part of the National Park Service on October 31, 1990.