Friends of Northwest Park

Windsor, Connecticut's Hidden Gem!

473 Acres of Trails and Natural Beauty

12 Miles of Trails, Maple Sugaring, Coffeehouse Concerts, Country Fair, and More...

Events and Programs for the Whole Family!

About Northwest Park

Located in historic Windsor, Connecticut, USA, Northwest Park is a 473-acre multi-recreational facility operated by the Town of Windsor, Connecticut, offering an interpretive nature center, 12 miles of trails, maple sugaring, an annual coffee House concert series from November until May, and much more. Find out about us here on-line, then come for a visit! Click for directions to Northwest Park. Our address is 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT.  The Friends of Northwest Park is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation devoted to cooperating with the Town to promote and preserve the environmental beauty of the park, to maintain the Nature Center, and to providing public nature programs of many kinds for the benefit of our visitors.

Read our Frequently Asked Questions about the park!

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Northwest Park strives to accommodate all participants in all of our programs. If you require special services in order for you to participate in any program of Northwest Park, please let us know, or, if using a registration form, include this on your form, and give us at least two (2) weeks advance notice prior to the program.

Northwest Park Staff

Marilyn Smith
Northwest Park Manager

Theresa Nodine
Environmental Education Coordinator

Emily Carreiro
Environmental Educator

Tom Deshais  
Environmental Educator

Joshua Mead
Environmental Educator

Jenni Salonia
Animal Care Specialist

Jeff Boglisch
Maintainer III

Diane Riendeau
Administrative Aide

Lindsey Plunge
Administrative Aide

Jill Fahey
Tobacco Museum Curator



Interested in renting Northwest Park facilities? See rental information, prices, and how to make a reservation here.

Want to bring your school class or group to the Park for an environmental educational program?  Or do you want the Park staff to come to your school?  Download (PDF) our Environmental Education Programming Brochure with all the details.

For matters relating to the Friends of Northwest Park: Friends of Northwest Park, 
145 Lang Rd., P.O. Box 773, Windsor, CT 06095, or email Terry Langevin, President at

For information about Northwest Park such as visitor information, upcoming programs, or facility rentals, see the Town of Windsor website here. To contact park staff, email, phone 860-285-1886, or mail to:

 Northwest Park, 145 Lang Rd., Windsor, CT 06095.   

Baltimore Oriole at Northwest Park