ECHPC – Yale-Myers Forest

ECHPC– Yale Myers Forest

Yale Myers Forest – Ashford/Eastford/Union, Connecticut. 
Ownership: Yale University
Contact: Yale School Forests, 360 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: (203) 432-5134. 
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.

Fees: None.

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 Map