|Distance:||Stony Brook Trail: 2.3 miles
Greenway Meadows: 2 miles
J. Seward Johnson, Sr. Woodlands Preserve: 1 mile
|Time:||Varies depending on trail.|
|Markings:||None at present, but most trails are either mowed, lined with logs/stones, or otherwise well defined.|
|Walking/Hiking, Accessible by wheelchair and baby stroller, Dogs permitted on leash|
|Elevation:||There is approx. a 100' change in elevation on either leg: from the bridge to Route 206 or to Winant Road above the Hun School athletic fields. The Scott and Hella McVay Poetry Trail at Greenway Meadows gains about 60'.|
|Difficulty:||Rt. 206 to the pedestrian bridge and to the Hun School is smooth and easy to use, although there is an 8% slope down switchback from Rt. 206. Stony Brook is a level path, but short sections are rocky. Greenway Meadows is mowed grass or pavement.|
|Parking:||A parking lot is available at the Greenway Meadows athletic fields. There is a small parking lot on the Historic Overlook/ Washington Oaks side of Route 206, across from the beginning of the trail to the bridge, but this involves crossing a busy highway. Parking at the Hun School athletic fields is restricted to handicapped individuals only. It may also be possible to park at Johnson Park School or along General Johnson Road.|
These trails offer wonderful recreation and wildlife viewing opportunities.
|Amenities:||The Johnson Education Center, home of D&R Greenway Land Trust, is a renovated historic c. 1900 barn. It has frequent art exhibits open to the public during business hours. The Scott and Hella McVay Poetry Trail, beginning to the rear of the Center, has inscriptions quoting famous poets.|
|Overview:||This pedestrian bridge and trail complex, built with federal, state, county and local funds, and a lot of effort by The Princeton Township Engineering Department and the Friends of Princeton Open Space, was conceived as an important part of a network of trails in Princeton Township proposed in 1995. Using trails, along with short segments of bike paths, one can currently walk from Woodfield Reservation, via the PDS Trail, Mountain Lakes (if desired), Johnson Park School and Greenway Meadows to the footbridge across Stony Brook; and from there, across Route 206, to Historic Overlook Park, continuing by the sidewalk along Hutchinson Drive, to the Mercer Road footbridge and bicycle path to Princeton Battlefield Park, the Institute Lands and the D&R Canal towpath.|
The Greenway Meadows parking lot is on the south side of Rosedale Road, just to the east of the Rosedale Road bridge across Stony Brook; General Johnson Road and Johnson Park School are directly across the road on the north side. Rosedale Road runs from Elm Road in Princeton to Carter Road in Lawrence Township.
The Historic Overlook parking lot is off Route 206, west of the Stony Brook bridge, and slightly west of the service entrance to the Jasna Polana golf course. Use caution in crossing Route 206!
The Hun School athletic complex (parking for handicapped individuals only) is off Winant Road, which is reached by turning onto Edgerstoune Road from Route 206, west of Princeton Borough. Take the first left off Edgerstoune Road, and the athletic field parking will be on your left after crossing Russell Road.
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