Friends of Sterling Forest is a non-profit organization established to
preserve, protect and foster an appreciation of the natural resources
and historical treasures that make up Sterling Forest State Park.
The Friends of Sterling Forest helps with the stabilization, restoration
and maintenance of historic buildings and sites within the Park. Sites
such as Southfields Furnace, Sterling Furnace and Sterling Forge, where
the Great Chain across the Hudson River was made, are in desperate need
In addition, the Friends of Sterling Forest host lectures, hikes and
special events each month, promoting the Park. The public is cordially
invited to attend these events free of charge.
Join us today:
As a Member, to support our ongoing efforts in the
preservation and maintenance of these historic buildings and sites.