28 January 2021
  • Weir Farm National Historic Site
    735 Nod Hill Road
    Wilton, CT 06897
    (203) 834-1896

    The 60-acre property, once owned by three generations of the artistic Weir family, includes the Weir House, Weir and Young Studios, barns, gardens, and Weir Pond. A colonial revival Sunken Garden and the Weir Garden (created in 1915) which includes a fountain, sundial and rustic cedar fence are preserved and maintained by local garden clubs and other volunteers. Their goal is to present the property as it appeared to Weir and the other artists who lived and painted there.

  • Woodcock Nature Center
    56 Deer Run Road
    Wilton, CT 06897
    (203) 762-7280

    The Preserve on 149 acres of state-protected land includes a pond, wetlands and 3 miles of publicly accessible woodland trails. It is also home to home to a variety of living local and exotic creatures including snakes, frogs and lizards, and houses a handful of injured birds of prey. Special events and programs for all ages are listed on their website.