Staying Safe

Hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding are all incredible ways to take in the beauty and tranquility of our nature preserves. As you explore our 47 miles of trails, be sure to plan ahead to ensure a safe and fun experience for you and your fellow visitors. Take a look below to help you avoid some […]

A Season of Reflections

Walking in the woods after a fresh snowfall is always a serene experience, the silence and solitude seem to echo infinitely amidst the landscape of whites, green and greys, as though the entire natural world was at rest, if only for the day. In these moments, I’m always reminded of the quiet rhythm of winter, […]

Managing Trails For A Changing Climate

Managing Trails for Changing Climate

Featured image: Stone steps built by SRA Staff along a vulnerable riverside trail. In the last century, average precipitation in the Northeast increased 10 percent, with a corresponding 70 percent increase in heavy rains since 1958. It is not terribly surprising then that over the next century, as the climate continues to warm, the Northeast […]

Matching Gifts

 Did you know many companies match donations made by employees, employees’ spouses, and retirees, allowing employees to DOUBLE their generosity and impact? 

Contact your employer today to see if they will match your gift.


 If you are 70½ years of age or older, you can take advantage of a popular gift option called a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) also known as a IRA charitable rollover.  QCDs offer simple ways to benefit Steep Rock and receive tax benefits in return.

To learn more, visit here.

Stock or Wire

If you’d like to give a gift via wire or stock, please reach out to for our account information.


You can donate through your donor advised fund in just three clocks on our website
When granting through your donor-advised fund, please use the following information:

Our legal name: Steep Rock Association, Inc.
Tax ID: #06-6069060
Mailing address: PO Box 279, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Check Donations

Please make checks payable to Steep Rock Association. Our mailing address is:

Steep Rock Association
PO Box 279
Washington Depot, CT 06794