Best playgrounds in Catskill Mountains

Check out the top playgrounds in Catskill Mountains, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Belleayre Beach
1. Belleayre Beach
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19 local reviews
33 Friendship Manor Rd, Pine Hill
(845) 254-5202
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Rebecca
Nice, clean lake with a sandy beach. They also have boat rentals and a playground. West on Route 28 for about…
Laurie
Fresh water lake - stunning scenery. Sand beach, boat rentals, playground. Spend a whole day. Combine this…
Clare
Swimming from Memorial Day to Labor Day, excellent hiking trailhead, children's playground and picnic tables
1. Belleayre Beach
1. Belleayre Beach
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19 local reviews
33 Friendship Manor Rd, Pine Hill
(845) 254-5202
Rebecca
Rebecca
Nice, clean lake with a sandy beach. They also have boat rentals and a playground. West on Route 28 for about 10 miles, the lake and state…
Laurie
Laurie
Fresh water lake - stunning scenery. Sand beach, boat rentals, playground. Spend a whole day. Combine this with a visit to Phonecia.
Clare
Clare
Swimming from Memorial Day to Labor Day, excellent hiking trailhead, children's playground and picnic tables
2. Depew Park
2. Depew Park
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4 local reviews
1 Robin Dr, Peekskill
(914) 734-7275
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Jesse And Mai
Great local park with playground for kids, track, swimming pool, tennis courts...something for everyone!
Blair
Swimming pool, basketball court, tennis courts, a bocce ball court, a playground and wooded trails.
Rachel
Playgrounds, hiking trails, running track, basketball and tennis. Something for everyone!
2. Depew Park
2. Depew Park
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4 local reviews
1 Robin Dr, Peekskill
(914) 734-7275
Jesse And Mai
Jesse And Mai
Great local park with playground for kids, track, swimming pool, tennis courts...something for everyone!
Blair
Blair
Swimming pool, basketball court, tennis courts, a bocce ball court, a playground and wooded trails.
Rachel
Rachel
Playgrounds, hiking trails, running track, basketball and tennis. Something for everyone!
3. Greenport Conservation Area
3. Greenport Conservation Area
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26 local reviews
319 Joslen Blvd, Hudson
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Michelle
Hiking and walking trails, and a playground for kids at the town park entrance. Open dawn to dusk.
Mary Ann
Large town park with kids' playground, picnic pavillion, free bands in summer, hiking.
3. Greenport Conservation Area
3. Greenport Conservation Area
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26 local reviews
319 Joslen Blvd, Hudson
Michelle
Michelle
Hiking and walking trails, and a playground for kids at the town park entrance. Open dawn to dusk.
Mary Ann
Mary Ann
Large town park with kids' playground, picnic pavillion, free bands in summer, hiking.
4. Cantine Field
4. Cantine Field
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4 local reviews
Pavilion St, Saugerties
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Janet
Large, county park located at the base of Elm Street, includes ball fields, indoor skating rink, children's…
Steve
This is a park with baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts, multiple playgrounds and much more.
4. Cantine Field
4. Cantine Field
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4 local reviews
Pavilion St, Saugerties
Janet
Janet
Large, county park located at the base of Elm Street, includes ball fields, indoor skating rink, children's playgrounds. Site of many events…
Steve
Steve
This is a park with baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts, multiple playgrounds and much more.
5. Lake Taghkanic State Park
5. Lake Taghkanic State Park
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12 local reviews
1528 New York 82, Ancram
+1 518-851-3631
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Edward
Lake Taghkanic State Park, nestled next to Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia…
Eugenie
Two beaches, picnic areas, boat launch, rowboat, paddleboat and kayak rentals, playgrounds, sports playing…
5. Lake Taghkanic State Park
5. Lake Taghkanic State Park
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12 local reviews
1528 New York 82, Ancram
+1 518-851-3631
Edward
Edward
Lake Taghkanic State Park, nestled next to Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia County, offers a wonderful…
Eugenie
Eugenie
Two beaches, picnic areas, boat launch, rowboat, paddleboat and kayak rentals, playgrounds, sports playing fields, a rentable pavilion, and…
6. Forsyth Nature Center
6. Forsyth Nature Center
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3 local reviews
157 Lucas Avenue Extension, Kingston
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
+1 845-339-3053
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Maria
Forsyth Park is a neatly-kept public park with a small zoo and learning center, full track, tennis courts,…
Michelle
For kids: Fantastic new playground, nature center with animals to visit & feed. Free.
6. Forsyth Nature Center
6. Forsyth Nature Center
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3 local reviews
157 Lucas Avenue Extension, Kingston
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:00 AM
+1 845-339-3053
Maria
Maria
Forsyth Park is a neatly-kept public park with a small zoo and learning center, full track, tennis courts, fields, playground and a pool.
Michelle
Michelle
For kids: Fantastic new playground, nature center with animals to visit & feed. Free.
7. Walnut Mountain
7. Walnut Mountain
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7 local reviews
Walnut Mountain
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Tiffany
Public park featuring some of the best mountain biking and hiking trails in the area. Also features a picnic…
Karen
Walnut Mt is about 7 min from my cottage. My kids enjoy the playground there, as well as the several hiking…
7. Walnut Mountain
7. Walnut Mountain
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7 local reviews
Walnut Mountain
Tiffany
Tiffany
Public park featuring some of the best mountain biking and hiking trails in the area. Also features a picnic area, disc golf, softball…
Karen
Karen
Walnut Mt is about 7 min from my cottage. My kids enjoy the playground there, as well as the several hiking trails. In winter, there's some…
8. Taconic State Park-Rudd Pond
8. Taconic State Park-Rudd Pond
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2 local reviews
59 Rudd Pond Road, Millerton
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM
+1 518-789-3059
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Naomi
Five minutes South of Victoria Cottage is Rudd Pond -- the landscape here is more tranquil than the misty…
Yosh And Nili
We usually go here for the beach time and playground, but there are also nice hiking trails. $5 per car to…
8. Taconic State Park-Rudd Pond
8. Taconic State Park-Rudd Pond
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2 local reviews
59 Rudd Pond Road, Millerton
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM
+1 518-789-3059
Naomi
Naomi
Five minutes South of Victoria Cottage is Rudd Pond -- the landscape here is more tranquil than the misty mountains of Taconic State Park,…
Yosh And Nili
Yosh And Nili
We usually go here for the beach time and playground, but there are also nice hiking trails. $5 per car to enter.
9. Dutchmans Landing Park
9. Dutchmans Landing Park
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5 local reviews
Dutchmans Landing Park, Catskill
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
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Margaret
So many parks along the Hudson have little room to actually WALK alongside the river, but this park features a…
Judy
It's a great, scenic place to picnic. And in the summer they host a variety of bands. There's also a food…
9. Dutchmans Landing Park
9. Dutchmans Landing Park
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5 local reviews
Dutchmans Landing Park, Catskill
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
Margaret
Margaret
So many parks along the Hudson have little room to actually WALK alongside the river, but this park features a decent-sized walking path…
Judy
Judy
It's a great, scenic place to picnic. And in the summer they host a variety of bands. There's also a food kiosk and a lovely playground…
10. Cantine Memorial Field
10. Cantine Memorial Field
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5 local reviews
Cantine Memorial Field, Saugerties
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Roy
Baseball, soccer and football fields. Ice skating rink and a playground. Very close to HITS - Horses in the…
Veronika
Playground, ice skating rink and tennis courts.
10. Cantine Memorial Field
10. Cantine Memorial Field
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5 local reviews
Cantine Memorial Field, Saugerties
Roy
Roy
Baseball, soccer and football fields. Ice skating rink and a playground. Very close to HITS - Horses in the Sun.
Veronika
Veronika
Playground, ice skating rink and tennis courts.
11. James Baird State Park
11. James Baird State Park
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4 local reviews
14 Maintenance Lane, Pleasant Valley
+1 845-452-1489
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Marina
590-acre state park. Picnic tables with pavilions, a playground, recreation programs, hiking and biking, a…
Eric
Seven miles of wooded trails for hiking or cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. There is also a…
11. James Baird State Park
11. James Baird State Park
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4 local reviews
14 Maintenance Lane, Pleasant Valley
+1 845-452-1489
Marina
Marina
590-acre state park. Picnic tables with pavilions, a playground, recreation programs, hiking and biking, a nature trail, cross-country…
Eric
Eric
Seven miles of wooded trails for hiking or cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. There is also a playground, sports complex…
12. Andy Lee Field
12. Andy Lee Field
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4 local reviews
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Andrew
Public tennis Courts, child playground, soccer field.
Victoria
Playing fields and playgrounds, tennis courts
12. Andy Lee Field
12. Andy Lee Field
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4 local reviews
Andrew
Andrew
Public tennis Courts, child playground, soccer field.
Victoria
Victoria
Playing fields and playgrounds, tennis courts