Nepaug State Forest

New Hartford, CT

New Hartford. From jct. of Rte. 202 and Rte. 44 in Canton take Rte. 202 west 3.1 mi., entrance on right. Unmarked trails lend a feeling of wilderness. Nepaug was a chieftain who lived in what is now north Torrington. Several blue blazed trail loops offer good views. Some trails parallel the Farmington River. Biking, x-country skiing, fishing, hunting, camping. Backpacker Campsite at Wildcat Ledges.

New Hartford Historical Society Museum

367 Main St., New Hartford, CT 06057.

P.O. Box 41, (860) 379-6894. Come explore the founding of New Hartford and learn about the prominent women of New Hartford. Wed. 7 pm. - 9:30 pm. & 2nd Sat. noon – 2. Tours available by request.

Nutmeg Conservatory For The Arts

58 Main St., , Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 482-4413. The Nutmeg is a non-profit that offers professional training and a performance center located in central downtown Torrington. Tours offered to visitors along with opportunities to view ballet classes. Enrollment information along with events and performance calendar available.

Nutmeg Conservatory For The Arts

58 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 482-4413. The Nutmeg is a Non-profit that offers professional training and a performance center located in central downtown Torrington. Tours offered to visitors along with opportunities to view ballet classes. Enrollment information along with events and performance calendar available at www.nutmegconservatory.org.

Peoples

East River Road, Barkhamsted, CT 06063.

Rte. 44 to Rte. 318 in Barkhamsted go across the steel bridge, left on West River Rd., park 1 mi. on left. 200 year old pines in the Mathies Grove offer an ideal site for picnicking adjacent to the Farmington River. Fishing, hiking, Bicycling (roads only), canoeing, kayaking, field sports, youth group camping, hunting, x-country skiing, snowmobiling. Flush toilets, Museum seasonal. Campground Office: (860) 379-0922 (May-Sept.). Park Office: (860) 379-2469. Charge: Weekends and Holidays, camping.

Remember When, Antique Lighting Gallery & Consignment Center

111 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

Phone: (860) 489-1566. Art Deco thru 1950's. Large selection of restored light fixtures, sconces and lamps. Expert lamp restorations, repairs and replacement shades. Largest selection of estate jewelry in New England. Open Wed.-Sun.; Closed Mon. & Tues.

Satan's Kingdom Recreation Area

92 Main St,, New Hartford, CT

New Hartford.  Rte. 44. Direct access to the Farmington River, CT's only National Wild and Scenic River.  The river offers everything from a bouncy ride to quality white water rapids depending on season. Convenient launching spot.  Inner tube, canoe and kayak rentals nearby. Hiking on blue blazed Tunxis Trail.

Ski Sundown

126 Ratlum Road, New Hartford, CT 06057.

Off Rte. 44 and 219. (860) 379-SNOW (7669). Experience great New England skiing and snowboarding surrounded by all the breathtaking beauty and natural charm of the Litchfield Hills. Sundown offers day and night skiing and snowboarding and a trail mix to suit all ages from "first-timers" to seasoned experts including the two steepest trails in CT. 100% snowmaking coverage on 16 trails (70 acres), 5 lifts including 2 carpet lifts at the Sunnyside Learning Area, 2 terrain parks, moguls, fun family events and exciting winter competitions all season long. 200 member Snowsports School provides group and private lessons for ages 4 and up. Full service rental & repair shop, ski shop and modern and spacious lodge with two self-serve food courts, après ski lounge and mountain view decks.

Stillwater Pond State Park

900 Norfolk Road,, Torrington, CT 06759.

Torrington. From jct. of Rte. 4 and 272 take Rte. 272 north for 1.4 mi. Serene pond with boat ramp offers good fishing. The mountain to the west of the pond was where famous abolitionist John Brown was born. In 1800 Brown captured the Federal armory at Harper's Ferry in hopes of arming southern slaves. He was tried, convicted and hung becoming a symbol of freedom to Northern abolitionists.

The American Museum of Tort Law

654 Main St., Winsted, CT 06098.

(860) 379-0505. Come visit the only museum of law in the United States. The American Museum of Tort Law offers everyone a chance to learn about this important pillar of our democracy – the law of wrongful injury. Visitors will learn about the cases that have protected our health, safety, and welfare, through a variety of interactive exhibits and a movie. In addition, visitors will learn about the importance of the right to trial by jury. Open Apr. – Dec. Wed. – Mon. 10:30 – 5. (Closed Tues.) Call for private tour information Jan. – Apr.