Believe it or not, you can find some pretty amazing playgrounds in Texas where people of all ages can run, climb, play, and relive (or live) their childhood. Here are 10 of what we consider to be the best playgrounds Texas has to offer.
1) Hope Park (Frisco)
This revolutionary park in Frisco is designed to accommodate children of all abilities, accessible to children with various cognitive and behavioral disabilities. There's plenty of places here for kids to climb, run, swing, and learn. Located at 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco, TX 75034.
2) Parr Park (Grapevine)
Don't you just want to climb all over that jungle gym?! This fun park also includes a splash pad for those hot summer days, and is located at 3010 Parr Ln Grapevine, TX 76051.
3) Northcrest Park (Dallas)
This park has a huge playset that includes four swings, and has a padded surface so kids (or adults) won't get hurt if they happen to fall while running around. Located at 3404-3498 Villanova St Dallas, TX 75225.
4) Trailhead Park (Austin)
This park has fun elements for people of all ages, from a plastic rock mountain to climb to a tiny zipline to swings and colorful slides. The best part is, the playscape is covered to offer plenty of shade on scorching summer days. Located at 11021 Boulder Ln
Austin, TX 78726.
5) Donovan Park (Houston)
There are two "castles" at this park for kids to play on, plus a giant wooden train for them to climb all over. It's a great little hidden gem in Texas to take the kids to on a weekend! Located at 700 Heights Blvd Houston, TX 77008.
6) Going Bonkers (Lewisville)
This massive indoor playground will remind you of Discovery Zone, with slides, tunnels, mazes of nets, and a bounce house for kids 3 and under. Address is 2565 Macarthur Blvd
Lewisville, TX 75067.
7) Stomping Grounds (Sugar Land)
Another wonderful indoor play area for kids, and they have a separate play space for toddlers to keep it a safe and fun experience. Located at 15415B Southwest Fwy Sugar Land, TX 77478.
8) Bugs Bunny Boomtown, Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington)
In this area of the park, there are 10 fun attractions for kids to enjoy, and 5 of them are brand new and just waiting for you to ride. The interactive play structure featured above is wonderful for kids of all ages to explore and learn as well. Located at 2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76010.
9) Phil Hardberger Park (San Antonio)
This park has a lot of unique playground options for kids, including a merry-go-round! (How could you NOT ride that?!) Some of the structures are shaded, as you can see in the picture. Located at 13203 Blanco Rd San Antonio, TX 78216.
10) Trinity Park (Fort Worth)
Most people come to this park to bike or jog along the 40 miles of trails, but there's also a great little play area here for kids, complete with 3 different playscapes. Address: 2401 University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76109.
Have you visited any of these? Which playgrounds in Texas are your or your kids’ favorite?