A Bit about Johnson Park
Johnson Park is a beautiful, sprawling park along the Grand River in Walker. It connects to Millennium Park through the Kent Trails system. Covering nearly 260 acres, Johnson Park has a lot of room to spread out, relax, and enjoy the great outdoors.
Because Johnson Park is so large, I’d recommend reviewing their park map before heading out — it’ll give you a better understanding of the park and where to find entrances.
Their address will take you to the main entrance near the historic closed shelter, a popular place for rentals. However, sometimes this entrance is closed. There is an entrance off of Butterworth to get to the yellow playground in this part of the park. Further down Butterworth you’ll find another entrance to the red playground area, where there is a bathroom and covered picnic shelter.
Locals love the disc golf course and the baseball fields, as well as the paved path for biking and the nature walk. They also love that it’s a clean park!
Tips for Your Trip from other Parents
- This would be a fun place for a picnic, with all the beautiful shade trees. Pick a picnic table or lay a blanket in the grass.
- There’s a fun sledding hill in winter.
- There’s a nice walk through the woods, but it is hilly and sometimes buggy.
- Watch kids if you play at the yellow playground area. It’s not far from the yard of the enclosed shelter, where lots of events take place. My son almost ran across the lawn to the corn hole sets that were set up for a wedding reception!
- The main entrance (where the address will take you) can be closed, so you’ll have to access the park via Butterworth.
- Lots of fishing opportunities along the Grand River.
Grab Your Coffee and Head to the Park
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The BIGGBY closest to Johnson Park is located at 3910 Chicago Dr SW, Grandville, MI 49401.
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