NWP Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Programs at Northwest Park

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Northwest Park through snow-laden forests and fields.  Snow conditions permitting.  A 6” base is required.  Cross-country skis and snowshoe rentals are available from the Warming Shed on weekends only, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Children and adult sizes are available.  Rental fee:  $10 (resident), $15 (non-resident).  Call for conditions 860-285-l886.

February 9:  Visit Northwest Park from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM for Northwest Park’s annual Cabin Fever Festival – it will be a howling good time! The event will kick off with a large bonfire to warm everyone up. This is a wonderful winter event for the whole family, will include demonstration by the CT Valley Siberian Husky Club, some real pelts and skulls for you to see up close, a live bird of prey show, all while we learn about our wildlife and how they adapt to the cold. There will also be winter fun with contests, games and prizes. Refreshments will be for sale. Children age 2 and under are Free. $3.00 per person (Windsor residents), $5.00 per person (non-residents).  Call 860-285-1886 for more information.

February 19: Come out to Northwest Park for a guided Full Moon Hike from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  This moon is known by early American tribes as the “Full Snow Moon” because the heaviest snow usually fell during this time of year.  If snow conditions permit, bring your own snow shoes or borrow ours. Fee for this program is $10 person (Windsor resident) $15 per person (non-residents). MUST preregister, space limited.