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Sharon Johnston Park

  • 783 Coleman Road
  • New Market, AL 35761
  • (256) 379-2868
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Located just 20 minutes from downtown Huntsville, the 250 acre park lies nestled in the rolling hills of northeast Madison County.  The forested park with its stone and cedar fencing reflects the early settlement look of New Market, the pioneering community of Alabama.


The park includes:



  • twelve acre fishing lake stocked annually with catfish

  • olympic size swimming pool where children can take swimming lessons

  • campground facilities

  • small picnic shelters and large pavilions with open air barbecue grills

  • playground

  • shooting range

  • arena

  • soccer fields

  • Marked 5k walking/running course


All facilities are handicap accessible


 

Camping & Recreation Facilities
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Camping/RV Parks
  • Amentities: Sharon Johnston Park is home to a 33 site RV/campground park. We have both wooded and open areas available for campers. All of our sites provide water and electric hookup, an asphalt pad, picnic table, and trash receptacle. The campground contains two bathhouses (one has been newly renovated), 2 picnic shelters, plus all the amenities Sharon Johnston Park has to offer.
  • Hookups:
    • Electricity,
    • Water,
  • Pets Allowed:
  • RV Sites: 33
Recreation & Park Amenities
  • Park Amenities: The park includes: -Twelve acre fishing lake, stocked with catfish, bass, brim, crappie. Fishing 6:30 a.m. to 30 minutes before Sundown, 7 days a week. EVERYONE must have a fishing park permit. Permits may be purchased at the park’s main office or at poolhouse during pool hours. NO boats, canoes or wading fishing permitted. -Olympic size swimming pool where children can take swimming lessons. Pool is open Saturday, May 28th – Monday, September 5th. Large open deck upstairs overlooking pool. -Campground facilities - 33 site RV/campground park. We have both wooded and open areas available for campers. All of our sites provide water and electric hookup, an asphalt pad, picnic table, and trash receptacle. The campground contains two bathhouses. - small picnic shelters and large pavilions with open air barbecue grills - playground - shooting range has three skeet fields, three trap fields, five stand, a covered, 50 yard pistol, black powder, and rimfiire rifle range. Climate controlled clubhouse has chilled water, a refrigerator, microwave oven, and indoor restrooms. Open to the public every Saturday and Sunday (except Christmas and New Year's Day weekends) from 10:00 am until 3:00pm. -arena is a pioneer-style horse arena. The arena contains concrete bleachers, picnic tables, a pavilion with restrooms and a concession area.
Hours of Operation
  • Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 30 minutes before Sundown, 7 days a week.