Become A Friend Of The Forest!

We are truly grateful for your support of our research, education and conservation programs!

To become a ‘Friend of the Forest’ please donate $25+ for the Individual Level or $40+ for the Family Level using the form below. Benefits for all ‘Friends’ include free parking at the Reservoir Road Parking lot, free admission to all Hike Programs and an exclusive ‘Friends’ only annual hike. Individual Level Friends will receive one annual parking pass and Family Level Friends will receive two annual parking passes, which are to be displayed in your car when visiting Black Rock Forest. A third pass is available upon request in comments box below. Current annual passes valid thru 12/2021. Additional information can be found on our Visitor page.

*Delivery of the pass(es) usually takes 1-2 weeks. Please display your printed donation receipt in the interim.

Friends of Black Rock Forest

  • $5,000 & up:  Bobcat
  • $2,500 & up:  Red Fox
  • $1,000 & up:  Wood Turtle
  • $500 & up:  Peregrine Falcon
  • $250 & up:  Fisher
  • $100 & up:  Purple Finch
  • $40 & up:  River Otter (Family level benefits)
  • $25 & up:  Monarch Butterfly (Individual level benefits)

If your gift is in honor or memory of someone please enter that information in the Comments Box below. If you would like to speak with our Development Office about matching donations, donations of stocks and securities, or gifts over $2,500 call 845-534-4517, Ext 126 or email Additionally, please email us if you are interested in volunteering at Black Rock Forest.

Checks made out to Black Rock Forest are also gratefully accepted. Please send to 65 Reservoir Rd. Cornwall NY 12518.

* Black Rock Forest  is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and all contributions are 100 % tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Photo credit: Josh Blank