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Trails » C.O. Johnson Park Paths


Overview:

C.O. Johnson Park Paths are    walking and jogging paths within  Byram's largest recreational facility.  The paths are mostly asphalt, with a few short hills.  The paths wind around the various ball fields and roadways of the park.

Details

Length:  Meandering paths ranging from approximately 1/2 mile to 1 mile long

Route Type:  Walking, jogging

 

Features:  Loops around  various ball fields, picnic areas and a playground area

Location: Location: 130 Roseville Rd.
Directions:

Exit 25 off Route 80, take Route 206 North, about 5 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Route 206 and Tamarack Road (Cranberry Deli is on the corner), turn onto Tamarack Rd.  At the end of Tamarack Rd., turn left.  The soccer/baseball fields with a small parking lot is visible on the right after ¼ mile, but keep going to the next park entrance another ¼ mile down the road. Once in the park, make the first right into the parking area.  Handicapped parking is available up the hill next to the playground.

Trailhead GPS: 40° 40'58.23" N 74° 74'44.10" W
Trail and Area Description:

For walkers, joggers and dogs (on a leash), there are different / overlapping paths in and around the park that are easily accessible anywhere from within the park or from any of the parking areas.  The paths are mostly asphalt and packed earth, so they are easy to see and easy to hike as they are relatively flat.  The path around the park is just under a mile and takes you along the back of the park, parallel with the wooded area.  The paths within the park wind around ball fields and the playground, and are approximately 1/2 to 3/4  mile long depending on the path taken.  The park is open daily until dusk.

The Tamarack Park Trail can also be accessed from C.O. Johnson Park.  Park at the small upper lot on Roseville Road (approximately 1/4 mile as you come in from Tamarack Road).  Across from this parking lot you will find the Tamarack Park Trail post.

Parking Areas - There are several different parking areas within the park as well as a handicapped parking lot available up the hill next to the playground area.