Become a member today!

Your membership supports the Friends of Trailside Nature Museum, a registered 501(c)3 organization, dedicated to promoting a better appreciation and understanding of the natural world and the relationship between people and the land.

Through monetary and volunteer efforts, the Friends help support the services and programs offered at the Reservation.


Membership levels include:

  • Salamander $25

  • Dragonfly $50

  • * Wood Turtle $100

  • Bluebird $250

  • Black Bear $500

  • Mountain Lion $1,000


Click the Donate Button to Donate Now!

When donating, please make sure to leave your mailing address in the comment section so we know where to mail you membership card! Thanks!

*Memberships at the Wood Turtle level ($100 annually) and above receive free vehicle entrance to the Reservation

throughout the year.

All memberships include a subscription to our newsletter and gift shop discounts.

Your donation directly benefits the museum, reservation

and the public! Thank you!

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The Friends of Trailside Nature Museum and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is a 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Storage Shed

Much needed storage shed donated by the Friends of Trailside in 2016.