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 Hastings
About Bob King Park
Kids love playing on TangleTown at this fun kids park. The huge wooden play structure is complete with twisty slides, bridges, towers and tons to climb on. There is also a separate fenced-in toddler playground. Not interested in a play structure? Practice your baseball or tennis game instead or enjoy flying a kite through the wide open fields.
The Playground at Bob King Park
The playground is home to TangleTown, a massive wooden play structure with tons of slides, bridges, climbing fun and more. There is also a tire swing, regular swings and a separate fenced in area perfect for toddlers. Most of the playground is shaded and has woodchips or sand.
Bob King Park Features
- Adaptive Equipment
- Free Admission
- Picnic Tables
- Tennis Courts
- Toddler Playground
Facilities: There is a pavilion available as well as picnic tables and grills.
Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas
Time of Year? Open all year.
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