Proceed on Rte. 318 west for one mile. At the junction of Rte. 318 and 181, take a right onto Rte. 181 west to Hartland passing some of this drives most unspoiled and wooded countryside. Along the way, you will pass the Center School House circa 1821 maintained by the Barkhamsted Historical Society.
Proceeding up a hill you will catch glimpses of the Barkhamsted Reservoir that was created by damming the east branch of the Farmington River.