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All reviews farmington valley great hike heublein tower worth the climb easy hike leashed dogs fall season yellow trail picnic benches wear good shoes nice walk trail head short hike degree view mountain state park moderate hike interesting history
A blustery and chilly day, a couple of school buses of young teenagers, a bit of a climb with lots of overlook spots for pictures . It was well worth the time and effort and the stone castle/home at the top was such a treat....More
Moderate hike with awesome view at the top. Well maintained park with picnic benches. Hike is little bit steep initially after that it’s easy to climb. Tower was gorgeous and worth the climb. One of the best place to see the sunset.
In Avon for a wedding, we were surprised to see this odd looking tower rising above the tree line. A quick search online and we discovered it was the Heublein Tower in Talcott Mountain State Park. It was easy to park at the trail head...More
a well-known destination for many, have done this walk for years, even when my children were young! picnic lunch or wine can cheese at the top, views are great- and it there are hang gliders, you can be entertained as well!
It was my first hike and very steep at the start but there are benches to rest. It gets easier as you ascend and the reward is the beautiful view of the Connecticut River Valley when you reach the top. Heublein Tower is impressive but...More
I found this trail on a hiking app and it far exceeded my expectations! It is a good workout with a decent incline to the top, but not too rugged. The views along the ridge are beautiful and you can continue on to the Heublein...More
The vertical climbs have benches to rest on the way to the tower. There are also flat portions of the path as well as offshoots that allow you to walk along the ridge and see the beautiful views. There is a shooting range nearby and...More