The Best Parks and Playgrounds In and Around Richmond, VA
The Richmond area is bursting with playgrounds for all children, from tots to tweens. As we approach beautiful spring days, be sure to take advantage of these outstanding playgrounds right here in RVA!
3600 Saunders Avenue, Richmond, VA, 23227
One of the most popular playgrounds in Richmond, this is one for all to enjoy. With its inclusive design and thoughtful details, everyone loves PARK365! Don’t miss the water trough, treehouse, and interactive sensory wall.
E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23223
Nestled atop Richmond’s historic Union Hill, Jefferson Hill Park has a train-themed playground for toddlers, a large slide, and swings. Be sure to walk around the park and take in the gorgeous views of downtown Richmond.
5011 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059
The layout of Henrico’s Twin Hickory Park makes it easy for caregivers to access the tot lot and playground for older children. My kids especially love the critter-themed features, like the dragonfly see-saw.
400 White Bank Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
An inclusive playground designed for all children to be able to play together, White Bank Park has adaptive swings with back support, and a soft, rubber surface. My kids love the “Memory Match” game in addition to a variety of other interactive activities.
10901 Robious Rd, Richmond, VA 23235
With a fenced playground, a large sandbox with sand toys, and large bench swings, this park is a must-visit! Toddlers love the push toys to “drive” or “ride” around the paved loop surrounding the playground, while older children will love the various climbing challenges.
5051 Northampton St, Richmond, VA 23231
Set atop the Fulton Hill neighborhood, take in the gorgeous views of Richmond’s skyline while playing on this one-of-a-kind playground. My children adore the “bumpy” slide, and the highlight is the seated zipline!
2626 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220
With a variety of climbing opportunities, slides, and tunnels, CMoR’s new playground is one-of-a-kind. Kids love the musical instruments they can play by stepping on, and the separate toddler and big kid areas.
Pole Green Park Lane, Mechanicsville, VA
With its soft, rubber surface, Pole Green Park is safe, accessible, and fun. We love this playground for a playdate because there’s something every child will enjoy. Our kids love the bouncy ride-on car, swings, and tunnels.
400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227
With a separate toddler playground and a playground for older children, Three Lakes has something for everyone. The animal features, like a raccoon to sit on, inspire imaginative play. Additionally, there are both baby and big kid swings, large slides, and musical instruments.
500 Myrtle St, Ashland, VA 23005
Just a walk away from Ashland’s train station, Pufferbelly Park has an array of spinners and climbing webs. My children especially love the tandem swing and musical instruments.
Richmond caregivers are so fortunate to have a variety of playgrounds to enjoy. Now that the weather is warming up, visit one of these outstanding playgrounds soon!
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