HOPKINS ROAD BOARDWALK & TRAIL:

AMHERST, NEW YORK

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Last Updated:       March 30, 2024

Length:                 Hopkins Road Boardwalk & Trail; 1.4 miles

                               Margaret Louise Park Path; 0.6 miles

Difficulty:             Easy. Flat paved trail. 

Directions:     

To Start from Billy Wilson Park [Center Section]; From I-990 take exit 4 to N French Rd and travel east 1.1 miles to Hopkins Rd. Turn right (south) along Hopkins Rd 1.4 miles. The park is on your right.    

The Hopkins Road Boardwalk & Trail is a paved path alongside Hopkins Rd. The paved Margaret Louise Park Path Loops around Billy Wilson Park (formally Margaret Louise Park, which was named after a 27 year old Army staff Sargent and Getzville resident who was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan).

Starting from the junction of W Klein Road & Hopkins Road [Southern End]; The paved Hopkins Road Boardwalk & Trail travels North alongside Hopkins Rd. After 0.5 miles the trail pulls away from the road a bit before utilizing a boardwalk through a portion of  Great Baehre Swamp. After crossing over a small pond (giant turtles) you'll come to Billy Wilson Park after 0.8 miles

Note; Left, West, takes you past the Billy Wilson Park parking lot, play ground and a couple of gazebos to the Margaret Louise Park Path. This narrow paved 0.6 mile path circles the park.

Continuing North alongside Hopkins Rd the paved path ends, giving way to a narrow sidewalk just before Fair Woods Dr at 1.4 miles

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