Local Playgrounds & Kids Play Parks
It’s likely you’re putting “Head to a Kids Park or Playground Near Me” on your bucket list of things to do with kids in Grand Rapids this summer!
There are hundreds of parks in the West Michigan area, though, so it can be difficult to find the best playgrounds or walking trails.
This list of some of the coolest playgrounds in greater Grand Rapids will help you find a great kids park near you!
Grand Rapids – Bursting with Playgrounds & Kids Parks 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 Playground Guide to help you find your family’s next favorite kids park with a 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 & Playgrounds
If you’re looking for a “kids park or playground near me,” start here. Scroll through the list below or use the SEARCH fields to filter the list according to location or park features.
Park Managed by Kent County Parks
Disc golf, baseball & soccer fields, tennis courts, soccer complex, sand volleyball and cricket are just some of the activities you can do here.
There is also a short 1/4 natural surface loop trail. It goes through the woods and climbs a hill behind the picnic shelter.
From the north parking lot, a three-quarter mile paved trail connects the park to Eastern Ave.
Kids can climb, slide and play on the single structure.
This park can be tricky to navigate – consider using the U Disc App to help with that.
Restrooms are attached.
Map of Grand Rapids Parks and Trails
Find your next outdoor adventure near you with this map of the best hiking trails, playgrounds, and parks in West Michigan.