Johnson Park in Walker, MI

Johnson Park open space

Park managed by Kent County Parks

About Johnson Park

Address: 2600 Wilson Ave Walker, MI 49534

Johnson Park is a huge park with lots of shade trees - perfect for a hot summer day with the whole family!

Kids can explore TWO playgrounds and will love all the space to run.

Parents will love that this is a clean park with beautiful views and lots of picnic areas to make a fun day of it.

Trail Difficulty: Moderate

The Playground at Johnson Park

Two playgrounds are available - the yellow and the red. They are woodchipped and offer large structures with lots of slides, swings and climbing areas.

Johnson Park large play structure header Ward

The Walking Path at Johnson Park

Park connects to Millennium Park through the Kent Trails system for a nice long bike ride or walk. There is also a paved path for biking and nature exploration.

Hiking Trail Details

Johnson Park is divided into two main sections. The trails in the southern main portion has wooded natural hiking trails.

Hikers will discover all kinds of wildlife throughout the park.

There is also a paved trail in this portion of Johnson Park, perfect for biking.

The northern end of the park is hillier.

No matter which end you hike, it will be through the woods so be sure to bring the bug spray.

Johnson Park nature trail

Something Unique About This Destination

Park is huge - nearly 260 acres! It might be helpful to check out the park map before heading out.

Johnson Park Features

  • Baseball
  • Disc Golf
  • Dog Friendly
  • Fishing Pond
  • Free Admission
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trails
  • Lake or River
  • Paved Walking Path
  • Paved Bike Path
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • River Access for Boat Launch
  • Shaded

Johnson Park historic enclosed shelter Hunt

Facilities: An open shelter is available. The park also has a historic enclosed shelter that can be rented out. Restrooms are conveniently located near the playground.

Stroller-Friendly? Playground or main areas only, Not on trails

Time of Year? Open May 1 - October 31; Open 7 AM to sunset