Pine Pond, Frankford, NJ - 28 Acres
The preserve’s primary features are Pine Pond (a large sinkhole pond), a dramatic limestone cliff, and a mature Canadian hemlock forest. The pond recharges the limestone aquifer, which flows directly to the Paulinskill where the federally endangered Dwarf Wedge Mussel is found. Pine Pond Preserve abuts The Land Conservancy of New Jersey’s preserved Bain Farm. There are no public trails on the property, due to the many sensitive species found there.
Pine Pond Preserve was acquired in 2013, in partnership with Frankford Township. Frankford then transferred full fee interest to RVC. Grants from the Garden State Preservation Trust and Conservation Resources, Inc. were used for the project.