Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood Featured Attractions:

University of Connecticut

UConnNorwegian Wood Apartments are located just minutes away from the University of Connecticut. Perennially ranked the top public university in New England, the University of Connecticut now stands among the best public institutions in the nation.

The University of Connecticut Campus located in Storrs, Connecticut offers numberous entertainment, recreational and cultural events for both students and Connecticut residents.

Crandall Park

Crandall ParkCrandall Park is the main park in Tolland. It is a good mix of active and passive areas with approximately 20 acres developed, and the remaining 380 acres undeveloped.
  • Swimming area (seasonal) – Crandall Pond, 3 acres with sand beach, raft, diving board and swim lanes. Open 1-6 pm daily from mid-June to August
  • Pavilion (open sided with picnic tables) available for rent. Maximum group size 100. Includes bathroom access, a sand volleyball court, and several sets of horseshoe pits. Call the Recreation Office at 871-3610 for more details.
  • Play Area – for kids ages 8 and up with parental supervision.
  • Three hard surface Tennis Courts – lighted from May to October.
  • Lighted Softball field with skin infield, 65′ basepaths, 280′ outfield fence. Called “Upper Crandall field.”
  • Baseball field with 60′ basepaths. Called Lower Crandall field.
  • Basketball court – lighted from May to October.
  • Hiking trails – approximately 3.8 miles of wooded trails,Crandall Park different types of terrain, easy to moderate walk, some steep hills on side trails
  • Powell Pond – three acre pond for non-motorized boating, stocked with largemouth bass & bluegills. Boat launch area located off Crandall 2 parking lot.
  • Accessible Fishing bridge – overlooking Powell Pond. Park in the main Crandall parking lot and walk to the bridge
  • Crandall 2 – multi-purpose field (softball/baseball/soccer), separate access road near Park garage.

Skungamaug River Golf Club

Skungamaug River Golf Club
Skungamaug River Golf Club is a privatley owned 18 hole Golf Course located approximately 3.5 miles from Norwegian Wood Apartments. It is open to the public and has a driving range. Skungamaug River Golf Club was selected as the fifth best public golf course in Connecticut by CT Golfer Magazine's Ed Crnic.

In addition to the golf course, there is a complete practice facility with grass tees, a large putting green, and a private lesson tee for instruction with PGA Professionals.