Grand Rapids is Bursting with Parks & Playgrounds for Kids to Explore
Exploring new parks is a great way to get out and discover different parts of West Michigan without spending a lot of money.
Getting outside and enjoying the fresh air is more popular than ever these days, so that’s why we’ve revamped the West Michigan Playgrounds Guide to help you find your family’s next favorite kids park with playground.
Amazing parks are everywhere in West Michigan. We’ve tracked down the best Grand Rapids playgrounds.
Some of the best playgrounds in Grand Rapids are tucked away in the corners of neighborhoods, others are in urban settings near downtown, and there are lakeshore parks on this list, too.
Directory of Kids Parks With Playgrounds
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Park managed by City of Grand Rapids
About Campau Park
Campau Park is perfect for a hot summer's day, where kids can run from the sunny playground to the cooling splash pad. This fun kids park also offers a large basketball court, a picnic shelter and picnic tables throughout.
The Playground at Campau Park
The playground's surface is woodchipped and has tons of play structures, including slides, a climbing net, bridges, swings and more.
The Splashpad at Campau Park
The splash pad or "water playground" is right next to the playground, and offers cool streams of water that kids can run through. The surface is of the pad is concrete.
Something Unique About This Destination
This park is one of the oldest parks in Grand Rapids!
Campau Park Features
- Basketball Court
- Dog Friendly
- Free Admission
- Picnic Tables
- Splash Pad
Facilities: A picnic shelter is available. Restrooms are also available near the playground.
Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas
Time of Year? Playground is open all year, splash pad is open seasonally from 10 AM to 9 PM.
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