WE Johnson Park - caroleschuh added this area
West Richland, WA
Riders have logged 18.62 miles & 7.75 hours here.
TOP TRAIL RIDER: caroleschuh logged 18.62 miles.
Driving DirectionsClick the icon for directions in google.
To get to the W.E. Johnson Park trailhead. Travel on Highway 240 (the Bypass Highway around Richland) to Van Geisen, turn west toward West Richland. Travel west on Van Geisen (Highway 224) about a quarter mile to Hall Road (at Woods Nursery). Go south on Hall Road almost a half mile to the parking lot and trailhead. You can also get to Hall Road from West Richland by going east from the Yakima River Bridge on Highway 224 (Van Geisen) 1.2 miles to Woods Nursery and turn south.
W.E. Johnson Park is a Natural Open Space park managed by the City of Richland in partership with Tapteal Greenway. The Tapteal Trail connects W.E. Johnson Park with the Chamna Natural Preserve and Bateman Island. WEJ is a habitat and wildlife corridor. These are natural open spaces that connect ecologically important environments, allowing habitat connectivity and facilitating movement of wildlife.
W.E. Johnson Park was named after Wilfred E. Johnson in 1977. He served as the General Manager of the Hanford Atomic Product Operation and as a member of the Atomic Energy Commision at a national level. He also was a member of the Richland City Council.
Many thanks to TrailMeister user caroleschuh for sharing this fabulous riding area!
No motorized vehicles are allowed in the park. Dogs must be on leash or at heel. There is also an archery range right next to the trailhead. The main trail leads around it. Pay heed to the boundary signs.
Land manager is Richland Parks and Rec – http://www.richlandparksandrec.com/facilities/Facility/Details/49
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