Best playgrounds in Atlanta

Check out the top playgrounds in Atlanta, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Piedmont Park
1. Piedmont Park
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257 local reviews
400 Park Dr NE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 404-875-7275
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Deanna
There’s a world within the world of Mother Nature at Piedmont Park. Not only is Piedmont Park host to hundreds…
Joel
An enormous park deisgned by the sons of Frederick Law Olmstead (the designer of NYC’s Central Park). It is a…
Kelly
Located just a short distance northeast of downtown Atlanta, Piedmont Park is the oldest and largest park in…
1. Piedmont Park
1. Piedmont Park
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257 local reviews
400 Park Dr NE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 404-875-7275
Deanna
Deanna
There’s a world within the world of Mother Nature at Piedmont Park. Not only is Piedmont Park host to hundreds of events each year, there…
Joel
Joel
An enormous park deisgned by the sons of Frederick Law Olmstead (the designer of NYC’s Central Park). It is a really beautiful enchanting…
Kelly
Kelly
Located just a short distance northeast of downtown Atlanta, Piedmont Park is the oldest and largest park in the Atlanta metro region…
2. Candler Park
2. Candler Park
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22 local reviews
Candler Park, Atlanta
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Rose M
Beautiful park with golf course, swimming pool, playground and tennis courts. Also has shops and restaurants…
Liz
An easy walk. Playground is great for kids! Lots of room to stretch your legs and play basketball if you like…
Andrew & Phoebe
Neighborhood park features an elaborate wooden playground, a pavilion, a multi-use field & a pool.
2. Candler Park
2. Candler Park
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22 local reviews
Candler Park, Atlanta
Rose M
Rose M
Beautiful park with golf course, swimming pool, playground and tennis courts. Also has shops and restaurants such as Flying Biscuit and a…
Liz
Liz
An easy walk. Playground is great for kids! Lots of room to stretch your legs and play basketball if you like.
Andrew & Phoebe
Andrew & Phoebe
Neighborhood park features an elaborate wooden playground, a pavilion, a multi-use field & a pool.
3. Fernbank Museum of Natural History
3. Fernbank Museum of Natural History
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123 local reviews
767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 404-929-6300
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Kelly
This should not be compared to the museum of Natural History in NYC or DC, but it's still a very fun trip for…
Katie
A awesome place to take the kids! The natural history museum also boasts a wonderful kids area and a brand…
Morgan
Quiet smaller museum with great kids play area on the third floor and huge outdoor deck, climbing area and…
3. Fernbank Museum of Natural History
3. Fernbank Museum of Natural History
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123 local reviews
767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 404-929-6300
Kelly
Kelly
This should not be compared to the museum of Natural History in NYC or DC, but it's still a very fun trip for families. Three floors. Very…
Katie
Katie
A awesome place to take the kids! The natural history museum also boasts a wonderful kids area and a brand new awesome outdoor walking…
Morgan
Morgan
Quiet smaller museum with great kids play area on the third floor and huge outdoor deck, climbing area and playground.
4. Grant Park
4. Grant Park
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123 local reviews
Grant Park, Atlanta
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David
The Park is great. To get there walking take Loomis south to Bryan, right on Bryan, left on Cherokee. Walk…
James
A beautiful park with plenty of paved trails. Home of the Atlanta Zoo and just 2 blocks from my home. Lovely…
John
Grant Park is full of beautiful rolling hills, and paths for walking, running and rollerblading. There is a…
4. Grant Park
4. Grant Park
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123 local reviews
Grant Park, Atlanta
David
David
The Park is great. To get there walking take Loomis south to Bryan, right on Bryan, left on Cherokee. Walk over I-20 and past a couple…
James
James
A beautiful park with plenty of paved trails. Home of the Atlanta Zoo and just 2 blocks from my home. Lovely examples of local flora with a…
John
John
Grant Park is full of beautiful rolling hills, and paths for walking, running and rollerblading. There is a large public pool open in the…
5. Lake Claire Park
5. Lake Claire Park
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8 local reviews
430 Lakeshore Drive Northeast, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
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Maridale
Because its right down the street from our house. Tennis courts, soccer field, playground.
Paul
Fantastic park, tennis, and playground across the street.
Sara
Park with playground, easy walking distance from my home.
5. Lake Claire Park
5. Lake Claire Park
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8 local reviews
430 Lakeshore Drive Northeast, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
Maridale
Maridale
Because its right down the street from our house. Tennis courts, soccer field, playground.
Paul
Paul
Fantastic park, tennis, and playground across the street.
Sara
Sara
Park with playground, easy walking distance from my home.
6. Chastain Park
6. Chastain Park
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18 local reviews
Chastain Park, Atlanta
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Harriet
It is less than 2 miles away. It has it all from golf course, swimming pool, walking trails, tennis, gym,…
Jake
Take an ~3 mile walk around the Chastain Park/Golf Course to take in beautiful homes, views, and a relaxing…
Viewpoint
Great place to take the family! This sprawling park features a pool, golf, playgrounds, tennis courts, an…
6. Chastain Park
6. Chastain Park
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18 local reviews
Chastain Park, Atlanta
Harriet
Harriet
It is less than 2 miles away. It has it all from golf course, swimming pool, walking trails, tennis, gym, playground, ball fields,…
Jake
Jake
Take an ~3 mile walk around the Chastain Park/Golf Course to take in beautiful homes, views, and a relaxing work out. Playground available…
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Great place to take the family! This sprawling park features a pool, golf, playgrounds, tennis courts, an amphitheater & more!
7. Zoo Atlanta
7. Zoo Atlanta
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186 local reviews
800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 404-624-5600
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Kelly
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Zoo Atlanta is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. Zoo Atlanta is a…
Terry
Enjoy encounters w/more than 1,500 animals Highlights include giant pandas & the nation’s largest collections…
Katherine
A sweet little zoo within walking distance. 3 blocks away. There's a great little playground inside the park…
7. Zoo Atlanta
7. Zoo Atlanta
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186 local reviews
800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+1 404-624-5600
Kelly
Kelly
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Zoo Atlanta is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. Zoo Atlanta is a great stop for the family and…
Terry
Terry
Enjoy encounters w/more than 1,500 animals Highlights include giant pandas & the nation’s largest collections of gorillas & orangutans…
Katherine
Katherine
A sweet little zoo within walking distance. 3 blocks away. There's a great little playground inside the park too. A great spot with…
8. Brook Run Park
8. Brook Run Park
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8 local reviews
4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(678) 382-6850
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Bryant
Located at 4770 North Peachtree Road, at 110-acres, Brook Run Park is the largest park in not only Dunwoody,…
Rebecca
Huge park with a huge playground, soccer fields, dog park, and 2 mile long jogging loop. They have a food…
Noa
Big playground area, jogging/walking trail. Some of the year there's a food truck night on Thursdays
8. Brook Run Park
8. Brook Run Park
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8 local reviews
4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(678) 382-6850
Bryant
Bryant
Located at 4770 North Peachtree Road, at 110-acres, Brook Run Park is the largest park in not only Dunwoody, but the region. This signature…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Huge park with a huge playground, soccer fields, dog park, and 2 mile long jogging loop. They have a food truck even Thursday evenings…
Noa
Noa
Big playground area, jogging/walking trail. Some of the year there's a food truck night on Thursdays
9. Barrett Park
9. Barrett Park
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9 local reviews
Barrett Park, College Park
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D'Ann
Small neighborhood park a few blocks away. Great if you have children. There's playground equipment and area…
Rachel
A very relaxed park less than a half mile away from my home. A very easy walk. Includes benches, playground,…
9. Barrett Park
9. Barrett Park
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9 local reviews
Barrett Park, College Park
D'Ann
D'Ann
Small neighborhood park a few blocks away. Great if you have children. There's playground equipment and area for them to run, along with a…
Rachel
Rachel
A very relaxed park less than a half mile away from my home. A very easy walk. Includes benches, playground, tennis courts and an open…
10. Swift Cantrell Park
10. Swift Cantrell Park
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7 local reviews
3140 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 770-422-9714
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Melonie
A city park (Kennesaw) with a skatepark, playground, running, walking, biking trails, etc about 6 miles away…
Krista
Great walking trails, skate park, dog park, splash pad, playground for kids
Tiffani
Skateboard Park, Walking Trail, Dog Park, Playgrounds, etc.
10. Swift Cantrell Park
10. Swift Cantrell Park
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7 local reviews
3140 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 770-422-9714
Melonie
Melonie
A city park (Kennesaw) with a skatepark, playground, running, walking, biking trails, etc about 6 miles away. A good place to relax, picnic,…
Krista
Krista
Great walking trails, skate park, dog park, splash pad, playground for kids
Tiffani
Tiffani
Skateboard Park, Walking Trail, Dog Park, Playgrounds, etc.
11. Piedmont Bark
11. Piedmont Bark
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49 local reviews
501 Amsterdam Avenue Northeast, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 404-873-5400
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Quincy
Whether you want to go for a quiet evening stroll, morning run, take the kids to the new upgraded playground…
Kelly
Located just a short distance northeast of downtown Atlanta, Piedmont Park is the oldest and largest park in…
Katherine
A great park designed by the same people that designed Central Park in New York. It has a pool, a dog park, 2…
11. Piedmont Bark
11. Piedmont Bark
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49 local reviews
501 Amsterdam Avenue Northeast, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 404-873-5400
Quincy
Quincy
Whether you want to go for a quiet evening stroll, morning run, take the kids to the new upgraded playground or listen to some live music,…
Kelly
Kelly
Located just a short distance northeast of downtown Atlanta, Piedmont Park is the oldest and largest park in the Atlanta metro region…
Katherine
Katherine
A great park designed by the same people that designed Central Park in New York. It has a pool, a dog park, 2 playgrounds, trails to walk…
12. Woodruff Park
12. Woodruff Park
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7 local reviews
91 Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 404-546-6744
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Matt
Woodruff Park is a six-acre oasis in Downtown Atlanta, easily accessible from MARTA & within walking distance…
Todd
Hidden gem with plenty of programming, quick break, playground, fountains, games, and more.
Melanie
City park with 2 fountains, playgrounds, sculptures, chess court & pavilion, plus events.
12. Woodruff Park
12. Woodruff Park
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7 local reviews
91 Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 404-546-6744
Matt
Matt
Woodruff Park is a six-acre oasis in Downtown Atlanta, easily accessible from MARTA & within walking distance of the condo. Woodruff Park is…
Todd
Todd
Hidden gem with plenty of programming, quick break, playground, fountains, games, and more.
Melanie
Melanie
City park with 2 fountains, playgrounds, sculptures, chess court & pavilion, plus events.