Archibald Johnson Conservation Area
Archibald Johnson Conservation Area is a wooded stream corridor along Monocacy Creek that serves as open space and a conservation buffer along the stream. An active rail line runs through the site. Archibald Johnston serves as an outdoor classroom for local school groups and is open to the public by permit only.
Location: Bethlehem Township
Open: Sunrise to sunset.
Activities: Hiking, biking, fishing, birdwatching, environmental studies.
Amenities: Natural resource conservation area, unimproved former driveway serves as pedestrian access and as a streamside trail, interpretive signage, bird blind, portable toilet available at adjacent Housenick Park.
Watershed: Monocacy Creek
Directions: Located on Christian Spring’s Road in Bethlehem Township, near the intersection of Route 191.
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40.672814 Longitude: -75.348454
Area: 48 Acres
Owned by: Northampton County
Difficulty Trail: Easy
Pets: Must be on a leash less than 6 feet in length.
Environmental Features: Woodlands, wetlands, meadows, Monocacy Creek. Located within Dutch Springs Natural Heritage Area & Monocacy Creek Greenway.
Future Plans: Streambank restoration and dam/hazard removals on Monocacy Creek.
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