Best playgrounds in Central Florida Gulf Coast

Check out the top playgrounds in Central Florida Gulf Coast, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Crescent Lake Park
1. Crescent Lake Park
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32 local reviews
1320 5th St N, Saint Petersburg
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 727-893-7441
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Steve & Denise
Nearby beautiful park with lovely large lake and playground for kids. This is the perfect spot to get a…
Dave
Beautiful park within walking distance to our home. A lovely place to walk, bike, play tennis, or hang the…
Jen
Over a mile of tree-lined walking/running path around the lake, a playground for the kids, tennis courts and a…
1. Crescent Lake Park
1. Crescent Lake Park
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32 local reviews
1320 5th St N, Saint Petersburg
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 727-893-7441
Steve & Denise
Steve & Denise
Nearby beautiful park with lovely large lake and playground for kids. This is the perfect spot to get a close-up view of a variety of…
Dave
Dave
Beautiful park within walking distance to our home. A lovely place to walk, bike, play tennis, or hang the hammocks we provide and relax…
Jen
Jen
Over a mile of tree-lined walking/running path around the lake, a playground for the kids, tennis courts and a baseball field. Bring a…
2. Henry & Ola Park
2. Henry & Ola Park
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10 local reviews
502 West Henry Avenue, Tampa
+1 813-231-5279
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Pat
Large park with basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, and a playground. Two houses down from the…
Nicole
There's a playground, softball field, soccer field, covered pavilions for picnics, and a view of the river.
Jeff
Large park with playground, soccer, basketball and baseball fields
2. Henry & Ola Park
2. Henry & Ola Park
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10 local reviews
502 West Henry Avenue, Tampa
+1 813-231-5279
Pat
Pat
Large park with basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, and a playground. Two houses down from the bungalow.
Nicole
Nicole
There's a playground, softball field, soccer field, covered pavilions for picnics, and a view of the river.
Jeff
Jeff
Large park with playground, soccer, basketball and baseball fields
3. North Shore Park
3. North Shore Park
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27 local reviews
901 N Shore Dr NE, Saint Petersburg
+1 727-893-7441
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Candace+ Joah
This is the place to go. We recommend that you sit on the seawall and watch dolphins. Has a paved path all…
Kimmie
Beach, playground, aquatic center, Palm Tree arboretum, walking, running and biking trails. Ride from Vinoy…
Rick & Angie
Playground, Pool, Lighted Softball Field, 4 Lighted Tennis Courts, Beach, Restrooms, North Shore Aquatic…
3. North Shore Park
3. North Shore Park
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27 local reviews
901 N Shore Dr NE, Saint Petersburg
+1 727-893-7441
Candace+ Joah
Candace+ Joah
This is the place to go. We recommend that you sit on the seawall and watch dolphins. Has a paved path all along the bay that goes to the…
Kimmie
Kimmie
Beach, playground, aquatic center, Palm Tree arboretum, walking, running and biking trails. Ride from Vinoy Park to North Shore Park along…
Rick & Angie
Rick & Angie
Playground, Pool, Lighted Softball Field, 4 Lighted Tennis Courts, Beach, Restrooms, North Shore Aquatic Complex, 33.2 Acres
4. Clearwater Beach
4. Clearwater Beach
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345 local reviews
Clearwater Beach, Clearwater
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Anna
Need I say more? It's Clearwater Beach! My fave beach in the area because it's got a wide expanse of sand, and…
Mark
This island is the most popular of all the area’s many beaches, especially with families. Clearwater Beach…
Stacey
One of the best beaches around, lots of boutiques and restaurants on the strip and a big playground. There…
4. Clearwater Beach
4. Clearwater Beach
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345 local reviews
Clearwater Beach, Clearwater
Anna
Anna
Need I say more? It's Clearwater Beach! My fave beach in the area because it's got a wide expanse of sand, and the north end has less…
Mark
Mark
This island is the most popular of all the area’s many beaches, especially with families. Clearwater Beach offers just about every water and…
Stacey
Stacey
One of the best beaches around, lots of boutiques and restaurants on the strip and a big playground. There are events on the pier every…
5. Tampa Riverwalk
5. Tampa Riverwalk
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43 local reviews
Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa
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Jeff
Beautiful sidewalk running the perimeter of Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough River, through Downtown Tampa with…
5. Tampa Riverwalk
5. Tampa Riverwalk
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43 local reviews
Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa
Jeff
Jeff
Beautiful sidewalk running the perimeter of Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough River, through Downtown Tampa with restaurants, bars, water…
6. The Florida Aquarium
6. The Florida Aquarium
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58 local reviews
701 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Closed · Opens Friday 9:30 AM
+1 813-273-4000
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Ann & Lars
It is a large scale, 250,000-square-foot aquarium with sharks, penguins, stingray touch tanks, a wild dolphin…
Tiffany
Aquarium with sharks, penguins, stingray touch tanks, a wild dolphin cruise & a water playground.
6. The Florida Aquarium
6. The Florida Aquarium
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58 local reviews
701 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Closed · Opens Friday 9:30 AM
+1 813-273-4000
Ann & Lars
Ann & Lars
It is a large scale, 250,000-square-foot aquarium with sharks, penguins, stingray touch tanks, a wild dolphin cruise & a water playground…
Tiffany
Tiffany
Aquarium with sharks, penguins, stingray touch tanks, a wild dolphin cruise & a water playground.
7. Maximo Park
7. Maximo Park
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8 local reviews
Pinellas Point Drive South, Saint Petersburg
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 727-893-7441
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Brent
This is a beautiful park, the reason I'm featuring it is because it had an amazing disc golf course, not…
Rick & Angie
34th St. & Pinellas Point Dr. S: 70 Acres, Wilderness Area, Covered Playground, Beach, 7 Boat Ramps,…
Amy
Cool little park, tucked away. Disc golf, college kids, playground, nice water views.
7. Maximo Park
7. Maximo Park
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8 local reviews
Pinellas Point Drive South, Saint Petersburg
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 727-893-7441
Brent
Brent
This is a beautiful park, the reason I'm featuring it is because it had an amazing disc golf course, not particularly for beginners though,…
Rick & Angie
Rick & Angie
34th St. & Pinellas Point Dr. S: 70 Acres, Wilderness Area, Covered Playground, Beach, 7 Boat Ramps, Restrooms, Disc Golf Course, Picnic…
Amy
Amy
Cool little park, tucked away. Disc golf, college kids, playground, nice water views.
8. Largo Central Park
8. Largo Central Park
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9 local reviews
101 Central Park Drive, Largo
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 727-586-7415
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Charlie
Our kids call it "The Best Park Ever"... a terrific playground for littles to enjoy climbing, chasing, and…
Joseph
Movies in the Park, Free train rides last week of month, super-sized playground for children.
Steph & Jay
Great playground for kids (artificial turf, and boat loads of playground space.
8. Largo Central Park
8. Largo Central Park
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9 local reviews
101 Central Park Drive, Largo
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 727-586-7415
Charlie
Charlie
Our kids call it "The Best Park Ever"... a terrific playground for littles to enjoy climbing, chasing, and fun! Once a month- usually…
Joseph
Joseph
Movies in the Park, Free train rides last week of month, super-sized playground for children.
Steph & Jay
Steph & Jay
Great playground for kids (artificial turf, and boat loads of playground space.
9. Ballast Point Park
9. Ballast Point Park
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19 local reviews
5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 813-274-8615
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Bob And Liz
Great area to picnic, fish along the long pier or have an ice cream cone at the on site restaurant! Oversized…
Lauren
Gorgeous beachfront park with huge playground and splash pad for the littles... Watch equestrian training…
Beth
Lovely park with great views of downtown Tampa and the Bay. This is a wonderful spot to take the kids because…
9. Ballast Point Park
9. Ballast Point Park
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19 local reviews
5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 813-274-8615
Bob And Liz
Bob And Liz
Great area to picnic, fish along the long pier or have an ice cream cone at the on site restaurant! Oversized playground and covered picnic…
Lauren
Lauren
Gorgeous beachfront park with huge playground and splash pad for the littles... Watch equestrian training across the street, or walk along…
Beth
Beth
Lovely park with great views of downtown Tampa and the Bay. This is a wonderful spot to take the kids because there is a great playground…
10. Pine Island Beach Park
10. Pine Island Beach Park
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8 local reviews
10800 Pine Island Dr, Weeki Wachee
Open · Closes 8:30 PM
(352) 754-4031
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Steve And Staci
Pine Island is the only beach in Hernando County. It is a beautiful little place with a playground for the…
Ashley
Local beach within minutes of driving! Playground areas for children, picnic tables, and restrooms available…
Holly
Small and unique saltwater beach with playground and a food shack. This is the PERFECT place to watch a…
10. Pine Island Beach Park
10. Pine Island Beach Park
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8 local reviews
10800 Pine Island Dr, Weeki Wachee
Open · Closes 8:30 PM
(352) 754-4031
Steve And Staci
Steve And Staci
Pine Island is the only beach in Hernando County. It is a beautiful little place with a playground for the children. There are also kayak…
Ashley
Ashley
Local beach within minutes of driving! Playground areas for children, picnic tables, and restrooms available. Dolphins are frequent here! …
Holly
Holly
Small and unique saltwater beach with playground and a food shack. This is the PERFECT place to watch a romantic sunset.
11. Kolb Park
11. Kolb Park
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6 local reviews
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Betty
Shaded areas for sitting or picnicking. Playgrounds, basketball court and clean restrooms. Next to the…
Monica & Tony
The picnic and play area are shaded by massive century oaks. Two playgrounds and swings. Pavilion with…
Jeremy
Basketball, Tennis, Playground, Tot Lot, etc
11. Kolb Park
11. Kolb Park
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6 local reviews
Betty
Betty
Shaded areas for sitting or picnicking. Playgrounds, basketball court and clean restrooms. Next to the library and community center. …
Monica & Tony
Monica & Tony
The picnic and play area are shaded by massive century oaks. Two playgrounds and swings. Pavilion with multiple tables. This is a skateboard…
Jeremy
Jeremy
Basketball, Tennis, Playground, Tot Lot, etc
12. New Tampa Nature Park
12. New Tampa Nature Park
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6 local reviews
17001 Dona Michelle Dr, Tampa
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
(813) 975-2794
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Ann & Lars
Paved multipurpose trail, hiking trails, boardwalk over wetlands, picnic areas, rock and rope playground…
12. New Tampa Nature Park
12. New Tampa Nature Park
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6 local reviews
17001 Dona Michelle Dr, Tampa
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
(813) 975-2794
Ann & Lars
Ann & Lars
Paved multipurpose trail, hiking trails, boardwalk over wetlands, picnic areas, rock and rope playground climbers for kids, and zip line.