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STRATTON BROOK STATE PARK
TALCOTT MOUNTAIN STATE PARK
PENWOOD STATE PARK
LOCATION - Stratton Book State Park is 2 miles west of Simsbury on Connecticut 309.
Talcott Mountain State Park is 3 miles south of Simsbury on Connecticut 185.
Penwood State Park is 4 miles west of Bloomfield on Connecticut 185.
ACTIVITIES - At Stratton Book, ride the bicycle trail through the white pines and over scenic brooks. Go swimming, fishing, and hiking. During the winter, enjoy ice skating and cross-country skiing.
At Talcott Mountain, hike a IVi-mile trail up Talcott Mountain to Heublein Tower, 1,000 feet above the Farmington River valley. The tower is open seasonally. Also enjoy hang-gliding and a picnic.
At Penwood, hike along part of the Metacomet Trail that traverses the park. Follow the interpretive nature trail, enjoy a picnic, or bike the bikeway. During the winter, enjoy cross-country skiing.
In Simsbury, visit Massacoh Plantation, 800 Hopmeadow Street, Connecticut 10. The replica 1683 meetinghouse and other buildings are open year-round, but the plantation is only open May-October with guided tours from 1:00-3:30. For information, call 203-658-2500.
Incoming pilots can land at Simsbury Airport, located 3 miles northeast of town.
Simsbury, Connecticut 06070
Penwood State Park
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
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