Rhode Island August 26, 2019
7 Amazing Playgrounds In Rhode Island That Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again
When we were kids, playgrounds had a few swings and a squeaky see-saw. Today’s playscapes offer unbelievable climbing apparatuses and whimsical environments where imaginations can run wild. Here’s a roundup of some of Rhode Island’s best outdoor playgrounds that appeal to both kids and those adults who are still kids at heart!
1. Brandon's Beach, Providence
You'll find Brandon's Beach in the heart of Providence at Burnside Park. The nautical-themed playground has huge ship masts and plenty of rigging for climbing. We especially love the giant swing that can hold a few kids at a time.
Address: 40 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903
7. World War II Memorial Park, Woonsocket
This playground gives you two attractions at one location. Kids can go from refreshing splash pad to fun-filled playscape with ease at World War II Memorial Park.
Address: Social Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
3. Adventure Playground, Pawtucket
Located at Slater Memorial Park, the Adventure Playground is an ideal spot for a family outing. The climbing equipment is a challenge for all ages and when the kids are ready for a change, take a walk on the trails or visit the carousel.
Address: 401 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860
4. Fargnoli Park And Water Park, Providence
The quirky play structures at Fargnoli Park can become castles, treehouses, or a village when you let your imagination run wild. The added bonus of a splash pad makes this outdoor playground a sure-fire hit in the summer.
Address: 945 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908
5. Hopkinton Recreation Department and Crandall Field Playground, Ashaway
This old-school wooden playscape just begs for a good game of hide and seek. Kids can explore the towers and tunnels until they're ready for a snack at the picnic area.
Address: 188 Main Street, Ashaway, RI 02804
6. Misquamicut State Beach, Westerly
While not the biggest playground, this gem has the added bonus of a prime location on the beach. Especially popular during the summer months, go from climbing to frolicking in the surf with ease at Misquamicut State Park.
Address: 257 Atlantic Avenue, Westerly, RI 02891
7. Impossible Dream, Warwick
Rhode Island's first boundless playground welcomes kids of all mobility abilities. With playhouses, sandboxes, swings, slides, and even a mini-golf course, the Impossible Dream playground offers hours of fun.
Address: 575 Centerville Road #4, Warwick, RI 02886
On those rainy days when you just can’t play outside, pack up the family and head to Rhode Island’s
largest go-kart track for a rip-roaring time.