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.
Best Selling Author Richard Louv to Speak in Newtown on April 5th
There will be two open-to-the-public presentations in Newtown, CT, on Friday, April 5th, by internationally acclaimed Audubon Medal Winner Richard Louv - the best-selling author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle. The April 5th date falls within a time frame that many trauma specialists feel is a critical transitional period (four months after the tragedy) in the long-term emotional recovery from the Newtown shootings that occurred in December.
Did You Know?
Weir Farm National Historic Site is one of two visual art sites in the National Park Service. The other site is Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, dedicated to the sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. More...