Governor Hunt Road Recreation Area (Vernon Dam)
Name of body of water (river, stream, lake, etc.)
Name of the nearest road or crossroads
Governor Hunt Road
Brief description of the trash site
Picnic area with tables and porta-potty up adjacent to Governor Hunt Rd., then a brief forested slope down to a largely sandy beach. Beach runs from confluence of Cold Brook on the south to the Vernon Dam fish ladder on the north end. Popular fishing and beach area that leads to fishing line and fishing-related trash, cook-outs, etc.
Type(s) of trash at the site
Fishing debris; picnic and cook-out blow-aways; beach users leave-behinds
Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup
Are boats or special equipment needed for cleanup? If so, explain
No. Clean-up is accessible on foot.
Is this site suitable for children under 12?
Yes, ok for children