Hartford and the Connecticut River Valley Places

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Simsbury

Sports and the Outdoors

Talcott Mountain State Park. A roughly 1¼-mile climb from the parking lot at the southern section of Talcott Mountain State Park takes you to the 165-foot Heublein Tower, which has spectacular views of the Farmington Valley. Rte. 185, Simsbury, CT, 06002. 860/242–1158. www.ct.gov. Free. Park daily 8–sunset. Tower late May–Labor Day, Thurs.–Sun. 10–5; Labor Day–late Oct., daily 10–5.

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