Steep Rock Assoc.

Camping and COVID-19 Updates: A Message from Steep Rock Association

We regret to inform you that the Steep Rock 2020 Camping season has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone with camping reservations will have their deposit returned. In addition, the two outhouses are closed and locked and Tunnel Road will remain closed. All preserves and trails remain open to the public. While enjoying …

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Diversity and Inclusion: A Message from Steep Rock Association

All Are Welcome Here Steep Rock Association joins in celebrating not only the diversity of life in our preserves and on our planet but also the diversity of the human identity-regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender identification, age, education, class, nationality, politics, or worldview. Together we shape and strengthen the quality of life in our …

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Are We Open? A MESSAGE FROM STEEP ROCK ASSOCIATION

Steep Rock Association is pleased to let you know that our three preserves (Hidden Valley, Macricostas, and Steep Rock) remain open for passive recreational use such as hiking, birdwatching, photography, fishing, and similar activities. Open hours are sunrise to sunset. We welcome your visit. Below are SRA’s preserve rules to enhance your experience. We updated …

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Special Conservation Considerations for Spring and Summer

Much more stirs in Steep Rock Association (SRA) preserves nowadays, and no, I am not referring to the recent influx of hikers seeking respite from COVID-19 constraints. Breeding season is underway for many of the wild inhabitants that call SRA preserves home. It is an especially vulnerable time for them. Raising offspring requires a tremendous …

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2020 Internships: A Summer of Inspiration

Thank you for your interest.  We are no longer accepting applications for the 2020 season. Please check back in 2021. Are you a high school or college student who wants to gain experience in gardening, conservation, or non-profit administration? Build your resume and gain real-world skills by applying for one of Steep Rock Association’s 2020 …

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Winter Scenes Inspire on a Day of Service

On January 21, 2019 members of the town of Washington hosted a town wide “Washington Gives” event to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The community event offered various volunteer and donation opportunities to help the community in Washington, CT and beyond. Steep Rock Association invited volunteers to take photographs …

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