Highstead’s 100-plus acre preserve in Redding, Connecticut is a beautiful place to visit. It demonstrates our ecologically informed and naturalistic approach to land stewardship. It is a place where people who are curious about or concerned with land conservation can come together to learn, connect, and be inspired.

A hummingbird moth visits our meadow.

Planning your visit

Come breathe in the beauty of Highstead in Redding, Connecticut. Hours, resources, and guidelines for planning your visit.

Upcoming events

Check out our year-round events—lectures, exhibits, tours, and open trail days.

Bird walk in the fog
Examining the health of a milkweed plant during a visit to Highstead.

On-site stewardship

Visiting Highstead is an opportunity to experience firsthand the sustainable and beautiful impact of our intentional land stewardship practices.