Planning a visit to Weir Farm National Historical Park? Plan like a Park Ranger and follow these ten tips to ensure you have a fantastic day!
1. Know Before You Go
Park grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset. For up to date information and hours, visit our Basic Information page and check the Event Calendar!
2. BYOW—Bring Your Own Water
Stay hydrated while visiting Weir Farm! Park Restrooms are closed for the off-season, and no drinking water is available, please plan accordingly. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own water and a water bottle.
3. Leave No Trace
Pack in and pack out! We appreciate your help in keeping the park clean, packing out your trash, and recreating responsibly. Learn more about the Leave No Trace Principles.
4. Make Art in the Park
Bring your own supplies year-round. In-season (May - October), stop by the Visitor Center to pick up free-to-use art supplies and Take Part in Art! Note that cleaning art supplies in the bathroom in not allowed.
5. Become a Junior Ranger
Weir Farm is fun for the whole family! Junior Ranger activities are available both online and in the park.
6. Bring Your Furry Friend
Dogs are welcome at Weir Farm! Be sure to bag your pet's waste and keep them on a leash. Doggy bag stations are located throughout the park.
7. Group Reservations
Coming with a large group? Any group arriving in more than 2 cars must make a reservation ahead of your visit.
8. RV Travelers
Coming in a RV? If so, please call ahead! Our visitor parking lot cannot accommodate large vehicles, but alternative options are available.
9. Become a Virtual Visitor
Visit us online at nps.gov/wefa for amazing online resources, including virtual tours, a junior ranger activity, and so much more!
10. Download the New Free National Park App
The NPS App is the new official app for the National Park Service with tools to explore more than 400 national parks nationwide, including Weir Farm! Find interactive maps, tours of park places, on-the-ground accessibility information, and much more to plan your national park adventures before and during your trip.
Visiting other national parks this summer? Find more tips to #PlanLikeAParkRanger