Notable dates at the lake

The Johnson Lake Grass & Leaf Dump:

May 1st – Sunday before Thanksgiving
REGULAR HOURS Begin May 1st
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm
LAST DAY the Sunday before Thanksgiving
For more information regarding the Johnson Lake Grass & Leaf Dump, click here.

Thank You!

Elwood/Johnson Lake Guide

2021 Elwood Chamber Book

Events at the Lake

May 27-31, 2022 - Memorial Weekend - StoryWalk

StoryWalk

What a Wonderful World

StoryWalk® is coming to the Johnson Lake Trail! The first book (16 pages – about 40 paces apart) will be found at the Paul Matson Trailhead near the inlet campground at trail mile marker 0.

StoryWalk® is about promoting early literacy, physical activity, and family time together in nature.
StoryWalks® can be found in all 50 states and 12+ foreign countries.

Walk . . . Read . . . Explore

 

Memorial Day Weekend – May 27-31, 2022
(Weather permitting)

 


Christy Werger, Event Promotions Contact
308-201-0885

May 29, 2022 – Chapel of the Lake

May 29th – Chapel of the Lake Opening Services at 8:30am

 

Contact is Judy Wixson 308-325-2938

 


Christy Werger, Event Promotions Contact
308-201-0885
 

May 29, 2022 - Gazebo Bike Hop

May 29 – Gazebo Bike Hop

 

Ten Mile Johnson Lake Trail Ride

 

Sunday afternoon, May 29, 1:00, Memorial Eve
Register, Ride, and WIN $50 at one of 6 drawings – be present to win!


11:00 – 1:00 Register at CraZy Marv’s, Dr. #18, New inlet extension trail
Free - Name to be used in drawings (for 10+ yrs old only) Bring helmets.
Bike rentals available
12:50 – 1:00 Gather For welcome, orientation, safety tips
1:00 - Start with Ribbon cutting for trail opening section. Ride on!

1:30 - HOP #1 At Sandy Point Gazebo (1.90 mi)

Info “Trails near and far”
Each of 5 HOP stops will include a welcome, 3 min trail info, drawing for
$50 certificate, and preview of next 2 mi. trail segment

 

2:00 - HOP #2 At Game & Parks North Trailhead Parking (2.2 mi) Info “Our trail story,” Drawing
2:30 - HOP #3 At Perch Bay Gazebo (1.9 mi)
Info “Trees, Arboretum, & Handicapped Access,” Drawing
3:00 - HOP #4 At North Cove/Merriweather Gazebo (1.3 mi)
Info “Volunteers & Funding,” Drawing 3:30 - H0P #5 At Bass Bay Gazebo (2.2 mi)
Info “Biking equipment, trends, events,” Drawing 4:00 – HOP #6 At End at Crazy Marv’s Rentals
Info “Rentals,” Drawing and Celebration!
WINNERS CASH $50 CERTIFICATES!

 

Chuck Olsen is the contact for this event.

 


Christy Werger, Event Promotions Contact
308-201-0885
 

July 4th 2022 Boat Parade

 

July 4th Boat Parade
8-10am Registration at Nautical Rose
10:30 Boat Parade
Prizes awarded after

 


Christy Werger, Event Promotions Contact
308-201-0885