Talcott Mountain State Park, Simsbury

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  • July 23, 2017
    The tower is cool to check out, I can't argue with that, there's a lot of cool history that you can read about throughout the tower. I was not prepared for the demanding walk up to the tower however. ...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    This is a great short hike for almost all ages. If you can hike, do it! In the spring it may be a bit muddy, so wear good shoes. In the summer, the view may be hazy. In the fall, the trees are a riot ...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    Nice walk up , steep , plan on a minimum of an hour for quick hike to view . 2 hours to the tower. Nice veiws and flowers , old stone oven / BBQ. Picnic area , bathrooms at top.  more »
  • June 29, 2017
    Easy 40 minute hike to the tower. Gorgeous vantage points along the trail. Good for an early cool summer morning hike. Expect to see a good number of people if you plan to go in the afternoon on weekends.
  • June 25, 2017
    Great local trail. You can sneak your dogs off leash up the blue trail since foot traffic is low there. Yellow trail is easy for non-hikers.
  • June 8, 2017
    We saw a lot of cars at the parking lot, but were surprised to not see nearly as many folks on the trail as we would have expected. The hike starts off quite steep, but the majority of it is quite casual and relaxing. Beautiful 360 views of the valley and picnicking areas up top at the tower for use.
  • June 25, 2017
    We had a blast! What an amazing view too. Beginner at hiking and almost kept going by when I seen how far the tower was in the mountain. So greatful I did it!
  • June 22, 2017
    Beautiful park at which to go for a hike. And there is an incredible view of the city from the top of the tower! Absolutely gorgeous place :)

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