Yale Myers Forest - Ashford/Eastford/Union, Connecticut. Click here for a larger version of the map.
Ownership: Yale University
Contact: Yale School Forests, 360 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511 (203) 432-5134. See email addresses.
More Info: N/A.
Size: 7,840 acres in the towns of Ashford, Eastford, Union and Woodstock.
Ambience: Dirt trails among mixed hardwoods, hemlock, several scattered white pine stands (mainly of old field origin), and occasional red pine plantations started in the 1940s after field abandonment. Numerous small ponds and most wetland areas created by beaver activity.
Hours: Info not available.
Activities and Facilities: Hiking. Educational programs offered by students in the summer are open to the public.
Handicapped Access: Info not available.
Trail Maps: GIS mapping is ongoing.
Miscellaneous: Used for education, research and harvesting by Yale. The forest is certified by under the Forest Stewardship Council and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative.
Yale Myers Forest Website