Talcott Mountain State Park
|Talcott Mountain State Park|
View of the Hartford skyline from Heublein Tower
|Location||Avon, Bloomfield & Simsbury, Connecticut, United States|
|Area||574 acres (232 ha)|
|Elevation||915 ft (279 m)|
|Designation||Connecticut state park|
|Administrator||Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Website||Talcott Mountain State Park|
Talcott Mountain State Park is a 574-acre (232 ha) public recreation area located on Talcott Mountain in the towns of Avon, Bloomfield, and Simsbury, Connecticut. The state park features the Heublein Tower, a 165-foot-high (50 m) mountaintop lookout. Access to the tower and its associated museum is via a 1.25-mile-long (2 km) trail that takes 30 to 40 minutes to walk. The park offers picnicking, views of the surrounding area, and hiking along the Metacomet Trail.
- "Talcott Mountain State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Appendix A: List of State Parks and Forests" (PDF). State Parks and Forests: Funding. Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. January 23, 2014. p. A-4. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
- "Talcott MountainState Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. September 2017. Retrieved October 25, 2017.
- Talcott Mountain State Park Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
- Talcott Mountain State Park Map Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
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