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 Grandville
About Wedgwood Park
The kids will love seeing the ducks at Wedgwood Park before heading off to the playground to play. The park is also next to Buck Creek Trail, so hiking and biking is an option - and if you want to stick around for lunch or dinner, there are picnic shelters with tables, a campfire area and charcoal grills. Older kids can their skills on the baseball/softball and football/soccer fields.
The Playground at Wedgwood Park
Medium sized play structure with swings, a digging seat to play in the sand and a climbing structure that looks like a car. Mulch ground-cover.
Wedgwood Park Features
- Basketball Court
- Free Admission
- Good for Rollerblading
- Horseshoe Pit
- Lake or River
- Paved Walking Path
- Paved Bike Path
- Picnic Tables
- Soccer Fields
Facilities: Restrooms, picnic shelters, concession stands, lighted courts and fields, and standing workout equipment.
Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas
Time of Year? Open year round, 6 AM - 11 PM
Map of Grand Rapids Parks and Trails
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