American Legion and People

West River Road, Barkhamsted, CT

Barkhamsted. 1 mile north of Pleasant Valley on West River Rd. Rugged forest terrain with steep, rocky hillside adjacent to Farmington River. 30 campsites in pine woods, youth group camping, bicycling (roads only), canoeing, kayaking, picnicking, fishing, hiking, field sports, hunting, x-country skiing, snowmobiling. Charge: Camping. Campground Office: (860) 379-0922 (May- Sept.). Park Office: (860) 379-2469. Museum Seasonal. 

Barkhamsted Historical Society

100 East River Road, Pleasant Valley, CT 06065.

(860) 738-2456. Tour Squires Tavern a late 1700's house and one of the oldest taverns in Pleasant Valley that offers collections reflecting the history and material culture of Barkhamsted. Open May – Nov. on Wed. 9 am – noon, and Sun. 1-3 pm.

Burr Pond

384 Burr Mountain Rd, , Torrington, CT 06790.

Torrington. Rte. 8, Ext. 46.  Site of Borden’s first condensed milk factory. Scenic trail encircles 88 acre pond. Concession, water, bathrooms, picnicking, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, canoe & kayak rentals. Charge: daily. Park Office: (860) 482-1817.

Carol Wallace Gallery and Commission Artist, Illustrator, and Designer

Barkhamsted, CT 06063.

Sycamore Studio.  (860) 379-4286. Artist Carol Wallace accepts commissions of barns, homes, inns, landscape, and gardens in Litchfield Hills and Fairfield County. Watercolor and acrylic paintings & pen and ink

Carol Wallace Gallery and Commission Artist, Illustrator, and Designer - Sycamore Studio

Barkhamsted, CT 06063.

. (860) 379-4286. Carol's artwork is featured throughout Unwind's companion brochure, Touring. For custom drawings and paintings of Litchfield County scenes, please call Ella's Limited Fine Art Gallery in Bantam, CT (860- 567-4768) or contact the artist directly at Sycamore Studio.

Connecticut Valley Winery, LLC

1480 Litchfield Turnpike, New Hartford, CT 06057.

Rte. 202.  (860) 489-Wine (9463). The Ferraro family invites you to come and enjoy their distinctive award-winning wines. Browse Judy's Gift Shop. Open mid Feb. – Dec. Sat. & Sun. noon to 5. Open Fri., Sat. & Sun. during Passport Program - May - Nov. 12-5 p.m. Gift certificates available. Last tasting 4:30. On the CT Wine Trail.

Enders State Forest

Barkhamsted, CT

Barkhamsted. From jct. of Rte. 219 and Rte. 20 take Rte. 219 west for 1.2 miles and turn into the Forest on left. The centerpiece of this wild parcel of land is a beautiful series of Mountain Brook's cascades that descend into a narrow gorge passing through stands of hardwoods and evergreens. An informal network of trails allows visitors to explore both sides of the river where evidence of old impoundment walls remain.

Farmington River Tubing

92 Main Street, New Hartford, CT 06057.

Located inside Satan's Kingdom State Recreation Area. . Spend a few hours riding a specially designed innertube down 2.5 miles of the wild and scenic Farmington River. Open Memorial Day through mid-Sept. Call ahead for current hours and river conditions (860) 693-6465.

Five Points Gallery

33 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 618-7222. Located in a historic downtown this gallery features changing shows of high caliber contemporary art of emerging and established regional, national and international visual artists in three galleries. Thurs. – Sun. 1 – 5.

Greenwood Glass

3 Robertsville Rd, Riverton, CT 06065.

(860) 738-9464. Visit the Glass Blowing Studio & Gallery of Peter Greenwood located inside the historic Union Church (1829) in the charming village of Riverton. There is a large showroom displaying blown glass chandeliers, wall sculptures, glass furniture, lighting, vessels, paintings, and jewelry. Group tours, demonstrations, and glass blowing workshops available Tues. through Sat. 9-5. Please call ahead to confirm hours.