Eckers Pond is an 11 acre parcel purchased by the Trust in June 2000 and located in Vernon Center adjacent to the Vernon Center Middle School. This area consists of forest with trails marked by blue and yellow blazes. Access is from Vernon Center Middle School to the southwest of the the soccer fields. The property lies between West Street and Meadowlark Road in Vernon. Red oak, beach, hickory, red maples, butternut, poplar, box elder abound.
Thanks go to the Vernon Greenways Volunteers, (President Don Bellingham). For this property area, Rob and Carol Grasis are Trail Managers. This group is support to the Town of Vernon and 21 miles out of 36 miles of trails. Vernon Greenways Volunteers
(Photo credits: Gail Faherty)