Northwest Park & Nature Center

145 Lang Rd.
Windsor, CT 06095- Map It
Phone: (860) 285-1886

AAA Editor Notes

Northwest Park & Nature Center is off I-91N exit 38 or I-91S exit 38A, 1.5 mi. n. on SR 75, 1.2 mi. w. on Prospect Hill, then 1 mi. n. to 145 Lang Rd. This 473-acre park includes more than 12 miles of trails for hiking, jogging and cross-country skiing. The nature center features a children's tree house and hands-on displays in the Discovery Room. Sheep, goats and chickens live in the adjacent animal barn. The Luddy/Taylor Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum houses early and modern harvesting equipment in a former curing shed.
Hours: Park open daily dawn-dusk. Nature center open Mon.-Sat. 8:30-4:30, Sun. 1-4. Tobacco museum open Tues.-Thurs. and Sat. noon-4, early Mar. to mid-Dec. Allow 1 hour minimum.