Valley Falls Park
196 acres in Vernon, CT
Parking: Large lot near 300 Valley Falls Rd, Vernon, CT
Trail Map Trails: 9 miles Rating: ★★★☆☆
Park Entrance Fees
10:00am – 5:00pmVehicles: $5 (limit 5 passengers)
Walk-ins/additional passengers: $1
Often known as “Vernon’s Jewel”
From simple loops around the pond to a long stretch of the Shenipsit Trail, to easy access to the Hop River Trail, to wooded old farm roads and steep climbs to overlooks, Valley Falls has a lot to offer.
Established as a park in 1964. Read a complete history here.
Peter Marteka – Tiptoeing Under The Tulip Trees In Vernon (2014)
CTMQ – Valley Falls Park Trails & Belding Path (2010)