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 Haven
About Imagination Station
Imagination Station is a parent's dream.
The huge playground is so unique with its many structures and equipment.
It is also perfect for toddlers and is accessible with adaptive equipment.
The best part: it is fenced in with one way in and out, so it is safe for little wanderers.
The only drawback to this park is trying to get the kids to leave at the end of the day!
The Playground at Imagination Station
The recently updated playground is HUGE!
It features fun details that reflect the city of Grand Haven. Children can find a lighthouse, anchors, familiar street signs, and a Coast Guard boat while playing.
In addition to cool landmarks, there are new slides, rock walls and rope structures.
Perfect for toddlers with a separate structure and the entire playground is fenced in!
It is also handicap accessible.
The ground is soft and bouncy and there are ramps in place of stairs.
Something Unique About This Destination
Designed by children and built by volunteers!
Imagination Station Features
- Adaptive Equipment
- Free Admission
- Toddler Playground
Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas
Time of Year? Open all year, from dawn to dusk.
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