Covid-19 Update

The USDA Forest Service at Grey Towers invites the public to respectfully enjoy the historic estate. Although current USDA Forest Service COVID-19 guidelines prohibit us from offering guided tours of the mansion.

We our now offering expanded outdoor programming from 11AM to 3PM, seven days a week. Outdoor public offerings will change daily and will be communicated via signage when visitors arrive at the site.

Public offerings will include ranger talks delivered in the historic core surrounding the mansion and Yale Forestry Campsite Programs. Read additional information regarding these programs >>

We are also resuming sales of the America the Beautiful Federal Interagency Recreation passes. Beginning Friday, June 18, passes will be available for purchase from 9AM to 11AM, Thursday – Saturday. At this time, we kindly request payment be made by credit card only.

With deep regret, we have postponed the 2021 Festival of Wood to 2022.

We encourage you to follow public health guidelines regarding social distancing and to wear a face covering while visiting the grounds at Grey Towers. In order to continue serving the public, staff is monitoring the phones and email and will respond in a timely manner. Please leave a message for us at 570-296-9630 or We appreciate your patience and understanding as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.

Check with us when planning a visit as current circumstances could result in rapid and unplanned changes, follow Grey Towers National Historic Site Facebook, or call 570-296-9630 for updates.

Rapidly changing conditions could warrant further and unplanned changes, cancellations and postponements. We continue to serve the public via virtual opportunities, email and phone.


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