2016 Trails of Vernon Challenge & Photo Contest

Posted: July 8, 2016

Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self-guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15 and November 15, 2016.

You can hike, bike, run or walk…whether a novice or experienced trail person…we have trails for everyone! There is no charge for this program.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Download, complete and return the registration form  to the recreation department.
  2. Download the list of trails  along with a trail log  to record your miles.
  3. Stop in at a participating merchant while on your journey to pick up your free Trail Challenge bag (limited quantities, only one per family please).
    • Smokey’s Brick Oven Tavern
    • Heaven Hill Farm
    • Pochuck Valley Farm
    • Healthy Thymes
    • Lake Wanda Store
    • Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge Complex
    • Scully’s Tavern & Grill
  4. Take photos of your favorite spot on any of our trails and submit them to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this e-mail address) for the contest. Photos will be displayed in our municipal building and winners will receive a prize.
  5. Once you reach the 50 mile challenge goal, send your trail log in to the recreation department to receive a certificate of completion.

Be sure to share your progress on our Facebook page.

Have questions or need more information? Contact Vernon Township Recreation at 973.764.4055, ext. 2261.