• From Right to Left: Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

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A Young family sleigh ride in 1938
National Park Service, Weir Farm National Historic Site
 

Weir Farm National Historic Site
735 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

 

PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of parking spaces available in the parking lot. Once these spaces are filled, the parking lot will be closed. The parking lot cannot accommodate RVs, buses, or other large vehicles.

If you are coming to Weir Farm National Historic Site as part of a group that will require three or more vehicles, please call in advance to arrange a group visit. For more information about parking or to schedule a group visit, please call (203) 834-1896 x11.

FROM THE NORTH
-Take I-84 to Exit 3 for Route 7 South in Danbury.
-Follow Route 7 South about 10 miles to the Branchville section of Ridgefield.
-Turn right onto Route 102 West at a traffic light.
-Take 2nd left onto Old Branchville Road.
-Turn left at first stop sign onto Nod Hill Road.
-Follow Nod Hill Road one mile to the top of the hill.
-The parking lot is on the left and the visitor center is on the right at
735 Nod Hill Road.

FROM THE SOUTHWEST
-Take the Merritt Parkway (to Exit 39B) or I-95 (to Exit 15) to Route 7 North in Norwalk.
-Follow Route 7 North about 10 miles to the Branchville section of Ridgefield.
-Turn left onto Route 102 West at a traffic light.
-Take 2nd left onto Old Branchville Road.
-Turn left at first stop sign onto Nod Hill Road.
-Follow Nod Hill Road one mile to the top of the hill.
-The parking lot is on the left and the visitor center is on the right at
735 Nod Hill Road.

FROM THE EAST / SOUTHEAST
-Take the Merritt Parkway (to Exit 41) or I-95 (to Exit 17) to Route 33 North.
-Bear right to follow Route 7 North about seven miles to the Branchville section of Ridgefield.
-Turn left onto Route 102 West at a traffic light.
-Take 2nd left onto Old Branchville Road.
-Turn left at first stop sign onto Nod Hill Road.
-Follow Nod Hill Road one mile to the top of the hill.
-The parking lot is on the left and the visitor center is on the right at
735 Nod Hill Road.

FROM THE WEST
-Take I-287 to I-684 North.
-Follow Route 684 North to Exit 6 for Route 35 East.
-Follow Route 35 East into Ridgefield, CT.
-At the "T" intersection with Route 33, turn left to stay on Route 35.
-After several hundred yards, turn right onto Route 102 East.
-Follow Route 102 East for approximately one mile and turn right on Old Branchville Road. Note: There are two entrances to Old Branchville Road from Route 102. Either entrance will lead you to the intersection with Nod Hill Road.
-Turn right at first stop sign onto Nod Hill Road.
-Follow Nod Hill Road one mile to the top of the hill.
-The parking lot is on the left and the visitor center is on the right at
735 Nod Hill Road.

FROM RIDGEFIELD TOWN CENTER
-Follow Main Street (Route 35) south from Ridgefield Town Center.
-After several hundred yards, turn left onto Route 102 East.
-Follow Route 102 East for approximately one mile and turn right on Old Branchville Road. Note: There are two entrances to Old Branchville Road from Route 102. Either entrance will lead you to the intersection with Nod Hill Road.
-Turn right at first stop sign onto Nod Hill Road.
-Follow Nod Hill Road one mile to the top of the hill.
-The parking lot is on the left and the visitor center is on the right at
735 Nod Hill Road.

FROM WILTON TOWN CENTER
-Follow Route 7 North from Wilton Town Center.
-Turn left onto Route 102 West at a traffic light.
-Take 2nd left onto Old Branchville Road.
-Turn left at first stop sign onto Nod Hill Road.
-Follow Nod Hill Road one mile to the top of the hill.
-The parking lot is on the left and the visitor center is on the right at
735 Nod Hill Road.

 

Maps
View maps of the Ridgefiled/Wilton area, the park grounds, and nearby hiking trails.

 

Public Transportation
Mass public transport is available in nearby areas. Foot traffic is not advised around Weir Farm National Historic Site's busy roads.

 

Parking
Weir Farm National Historic Site has limited parking. Read for more information.

Did You Know?

Weir Studio - Photo by Peter Margonelli

Painter Julian Alden Weir wanted to build a rural retreat in the Keene Valley area of the Adirondacks, but decided instead that his farm in Branchville, Connecticut, now preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site, would make a more suitable home for his family.