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Johnny Carson Park

Named for the great host of the Tonight Show

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Johnny Carson Park has extensively maintained green space, a river outwash with rocky landscaped borders, a sanded course running up and above the lower level and back down again. Course walkers can clock several fitness laps, and they can even bring their dogs. Whether people want to exercise on the metal exercise bars, read under the shaded trees, swing on the swingsets or just relax, Johnny Carson Park is a great public park in Burbank, California.

One of Burbank's fine parks, the acreage at Johnny Carson Park is lush green year-round. Whether visitors want to rest and relax, walk briskly, take the kids to play on the swings, or work out, this park is right for you. Rich green grass and autumnal leafy trees afford welcome cover from the Burbank sun. The high level of the park slopes down across two water bridges, from connecting trails leading around the park.

Johnny Carson Park is a stimulating public access greenway between the back driveway to the Providencia School, the back area of the St. Joseph’s Hospital, and running the distance of the the lining street hosting NBC Studios. Bob Hope Drive abuts onto the 134 freeway onramp and exit, and midday lunchers or joggers and dog walkers enjoy the green space park, the playground and the fitness course.

Johnny Carson Park has extensively maintained green space, a river outwash with rocky landscaped borders running through it, a sanded course running up and above the lower level and back down again. Course walkers can clock several fitness laps in between hospital shifts, preschool pickups, show tapings, or dog runs. Dogs should be kept on leashes per posted signs. metal exercise bars for pushes and other fitness spurs are dotted about the trail with instructive diagrams for use.

Johnny Carson Park was named for the immortal and beloved Johnny Carson, the host of NBC’s The Tonight Show. The show is synonymous for its mentions of beautiful downtown Burbank. Lines stretching around the block for Carson‘s show have been a Burbank sight for decades, and the park continues the contribution to Burbank he made.

Johnny Carson Park is available for group events, parties, and other functions. Picnic benches, restrooms, sidewalk visibility almost throughout the entire park make it a safe choice. Hours close at sundown. Apply to the Burbank City Manager's office or office of Burbank parks and recreation for more information.

Johnny Carson Park Address:
Johnny Carson Park
400 Bob Hope Drive
Burbank CA 91505

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