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Penwood State Park

In the Area

Other Nearby State Recreation Areas Include:

American Legion and Peoples State Forests, Pleasant Valley 
Location: Route 44 east from Winsted to Route 318 east to Pleasant Valley; or Route 44 west from New Hartford to Route 181 north to Pleasant Valley
Activities: Camping, Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Hunting, Picnicking, Snowmobiling, Stream Fishing

Stratton Brook State Park, Simsbury
Location: 2 miles west of Simsbury on Route 309
Activities: Biking, Fishing, Hiking, Picnicking, Swimming

Talcott Mountain State Park, Simsbury
Location: The Tower Trail parking area is located on Route 185, west of Route 178 and east of Route 10
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking, Observation Tower (seasonal), Vista