2021 In Review

Dear Friend of Heublein Tower, Happy New Year! The Friends of Heublein Tower have continued our work to restore and enhance the cherished Heublein Tower despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the park remained open for those who like to hike along the trails, the Tower building was closed to the public …

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CT DEEP State Parks and Forests-First Day Hikes 2022

Many of Connecticut’s state parks and forests promote annual “First Day” hikes to celebrate the new year. COVID-19 is still limiting much of our activities this winter (here’s hoping for a better 2022). We wanted to recap the options to our guests and hikers for First Day 2022 hikes at the Heublein Tower/Talcott Mountain. For …

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2021 Tower Visiting Hours

The Heublein Tower will be open for visiting from Friday – Monday: 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm Please Note: The state of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection requires face masks for ALL museums and nature center visitors regardless of vaccination status. We thank you in advance for understanding and cooperating with …

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Press Release: Northwest Community Bank Helps Light The Beacon

For Immediate Release: (Avon, CT…. June 11, 2021) The Friends of Heublein Tower, Inc. is pleased to announce a $15,000 contribution made by Northwest Community Bank towards their 2021 ‘Light the Beacon’ campaign. This generous donation will directly support the fundraising efforts of this campaign and support the work of Friends of Heublein Tower in …

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Help Light the Beacon!

The Heublein Tower is so much more than a structure to the residents and visitors of the greater Farmington Valley. An architectural landmark since 1914, the 6-story Heublein Tower provides an unparalleled destination for recreational opportunities, and a 360-degree view into Connecticut’s past, its present, and the future. Over the past 105 years, the Heublein …

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