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16. Picturesque New Preston

Follow Rte. 45 south to the riverside village of New Preston where you will find a tempting array of antique shops, restaurants, and craft galleries.

From New Preston, take Rte. 45 to the jct. of Rte. 202 where you can take three special trips. Mt. Tom State Park, 3.5 miles from this junction, offers swimming, fishing, boating, shaded picnic areas, and a popular one mile hiking trail to a stone tower (1,325 ft.) with panoramic views of the area. Just beyond is G. Wolff Pottery the shop of renowned master potter, Guy Wolff. Displays here include a variety of pots made in the tradition of 18th and 19th century English, French, Tuscan, and American potters. Retrace your steps to the jct. of Rte. 202 and 45.