Experience Local

Find some culture, adventure, and outdoor beauty here in Farmington. Each season offers a new list of experiences for you and your family to enjoy.
Alice Clover Pinney Park and Gazebo
173 School Street

Located in the heart of Unionville Center and home to seasonal concerts and other town events.

Barney Library
71 Main Street
(860) 673-6791

Located in historic Farmington Village, the Barney Library provides personalized customer service that has made it a beloved community destination.

Complexity: A Puzzling Adventure
2 Eastview Drive
(860) 999-3585

Complexity is a fun and unique activity for friends, families, and co-workers. It's a great way to celebrate a birthday, engage in team building and have FUN!

Farmington Boathouse
200 Tunxis Mead Road

Located in the Tunxis Mead Recreation area, and home to the Farmington High School Crew Teams.

Farmington Canal Heritage Trail
Numerous Entrances

The over 80 miles of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail (FCHT) and the 18 miles of the Farmington River Trail constitute one of the most picturesque and historic greenways in New England. Farmington entrances are located at Scott Swamp Road, Brickyard Road, Farmington Ave., New Britain Ave., and Red Oak Hill Road.

Farmington Historical Society
138 Main Street
(860) 678-1645

Founded in 1954, the Farmington Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the town’s history and educating the public about its significance. They sponsor exhibits, lectures and other events, and they provide tours of the Freedom Trail’s Underground Railroad and Amistad sites.

Farmington Little League Baseball Fields
2-98 Wannowmassa Lane

FYBL's philosophy and guidelines for all teams and programs is to help players to become self-confident, team-oriented people using baseball as a means to support individual character development. The goal of FYBL is to enable all players to develop as people through participation in baseball.

Farmington Main Library
6 Monteith Drive
(860) 673-6791

The Farmington Libraries partner with the community to provide free access to services, experiences, and resources that offer opportunities to explore, create, and share ideas.

Farmington Memorial Forest
Entrances on Plainville Road (Route 177) and Red Oak Hill Road

Multiple walking trails, offering the Blue Trail, a 2.4 mile out-and-back hike, from Route 177. You can also add the 0.8 mile White Trail half loop, on your return, to create a 3.0 mile level hike, or other trail options.

Hill-Stead Museum
35 Mountain Road
(860) 677-4787

Hill-Stead Museum utilizes its historic home, landmark art exhibit, and 152-acre estate to offer over 4,000 tours and an array of programs in art, architecture, gardens, and natural science.

Kolp Community Garden Plots
8484 Meadow Road

The Kolp Community Garden has 224 plots available for lease. Applications can be submitted in February, with priority given to returning Farmington resident gardeners.

Lewis Walpole Library
154 Main Street
(860) 677-2140

The Lewis Walpole Library is a research center for eighteenth-century studies. Its collections include important holdings of eighteenth-century British prints, drawings, manuscripts, rare books, paintings, and decorative arts.

Live Fire Training Facility
8761 Round Hill Road

The Town of Farmington Fire Department posts a calendar of the Live Fire Training Facility usage, which is made available for neighbors of the facility and other residents, who are interested in the use of the building.

Memento Mori Cemetery
8462 Main Street

Memento Mori Cemetery is a property of the Farmington Village Green and Library Association, a nonprofit organization that is also responsible for the Farmington Library, Stanley-Whitman House and Village Green.

Miss Porter's School
60 Main Street
(860) 409-3500

In keeping with our founder’s vision, Miss Porter’s School joins tradition with innovation to provide an exemplary education to young women.

Original Tunxis Fire Station
8 Lovely Street

On November 20, 1893, Tunxis Hose Co. No. 1 was formed to provide fire protection to the village of Unionville. Thirty men volunteered to serve, with Lucius C. Humphrey becoming the first foreman.

Police Department
319 New Britain Avenue

The Farmington Police Department is committed to ensuring the safety and well being of Farmington’s citizens and visitors to the community.

Rattlesnake Mountain
5 Trumbull Lane

Rattlesnake Mountain, via Metacomet Trail, is a 2.5 mile out and back trail located in Farmington, Connecticut. It features beautiful wild flowers, a historic cave, sweeping elevated views, and is rated as moderate.

Riverside Cemetery
8289 Garden Street

Farmington’s Riverside Cemetery lies above and beside the banks of the Farmington River, a tranquil oasis from the traffic on nearby streets.

Senior and Community Center
321 New Britain Avenue
(860) 675-2490

Farmington Community & Recreational Services provides: housing, transportation, youth, social & senior services, recreation programs and a municipal golf course.

Shade Swamp Sanctuary
8789 Scott Swamp Road

The Shade Swamp Sanctuary Blue Trail takes you by structures built in 1934, by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), during the Great Depression.

Stanley Whitman House
37 High Street
(860) 677-9222

Stanley-Whitman House is a living history center and museum that teaches through the collection, preservation, research, and dynamic interpretation of the history and culture of early Farmington, Connecticut.

Staples House Community Services
1554 Farmington Avenue

The Staples House, or Gridley-Parsons-Staples Homestead, was built about 1760. The building houses the town's offices for youth, family and social services, as well as the fire administrator and some health screenings, with the Visiting Nurses Association.

Suburban Park
1806 Farmington Avenue

This park is a historic landmark in the center of Unionville. It contains the remnants of an “electrical amusement park” that flourished from 1895 to 1905. Purchased by the Town of Farmington, it provides 20.5 acres of open space, with two miles of hilly walking trails.

Town Hall
1 Monteith Drive
(860) 675-2300

Houses Town of Farmington administrative offices and employees. Open Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Tunxis Country Club
87 Town Farm Road
(860) 677-1367

Tunxis Country Club has been a lively center of recreation and hospitality in the Farmington Valley since its founding in 1962.

Tunxis Mead Park
80 Tunxis Mead Road

Farmington recreational area with athletic fields, skateboard park, pavilions, playground equipment, a boat house and the trailhead for the Heritage Bridge Trail historic hike.

Tunxis Tavern
87 Town Farm Rd
(860) 677-1367

Just minutes from I-84, the newly renovated Tavern at Tunxis is nestled in the heart of Tunxis Country Club, offering beautiful vistas of our 45 hole golf course.​Unwind before or after your round, or simply stop by to join us any time! Choose from our selection of pub-inspired sandwiches and burgers, famous wings and a variety of salads and small plates.

Unionville Museum
15 School Street
(860) 673-2231

The Unionville Museum, founded in 1984, is a non-profit 501C3 organization housed in a historic Carnegie Library building in downtown Unionville, and owned by the Town of Farmington.

Westwoods Golf Course
14 Westwoods Drive
(860) 675-2548

Westwoods Golf Course, designed by Geoffrey S. Cornish, is an 18-hole, 4,407 yard, par-61, country setting, municipal golf course, located in the southwest corner of Farmington.

Winding Trails
50 Winding Trails
(860) 677-8458

Winding Trails, Inc. is a non-profit, organization serving people from Farmington and surrounding communities, providing year round recreational and educational activities for the enjoyment and growth of families and individuals of all ages.

Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park
8246 Farmington Avenue

The Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park, on the south side of Farmington Avenue, was created in honor of Farmington Police Officer, Charles Yodkins, and Joseph Morin, a young college student, who lost their lives in a heroic rescue attempt, during the 1955 Unionville flood.