Park Closures September 7, 2014
Please note that on Sunday, September 7th, the parking lot, visitor center, Weir Studio, and Young Studio will close at 1 pm for the annual Jazz in the Garden event. The 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm tours of the Weir House will not be offered.
Nature & Science
Weir Farm National Historic Site is located in the Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills in the southern part of Connecticut. Located in the towns of Ridgefield and Wilton, the park includes: successional old fields, mesic successional hardwood forests, vernal wetland areas, streams, a pond, rocky ridges and two farmsteads with their associated outbuildings.
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.
Find out "What's Blooming" at Weir Farm National Historic Site using our monthly guides.
Learn more about Environmental Monitoring programs, Water Quality and Forest Health, and invasive plants at Weir Farm National Historic Site
Natural Features & Ecosystems
All of the property east of Nod Hill Road is included within the Norwalk River Watershed. Learn more about the ecosystems at Weir Farm National Historic Site here.
Interested in learning more about the park's natural resources? Check out species lists, reports, resource briefs, climate change information, and download a map of the park for Google Earth on the park's Inventory and Monitoring page. This informative site is prepared by the Northeast Temperate Network, a regional team of resource monitoring experts!
Did You Know?
Many famous artists have found inspiration at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Childe Hassam, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and John Twachtman have all painted on site. More...