Best playgrounds in Charleston

Check out the top playgrounds in Charleston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
1. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
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26 local reviews
99 Harry M. Hallman Jr Blvd, Mount Pleasant
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 843-762-9946
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Jamie
That's right...its a brief walk to this amazing spot! Amazing views of the water and Ravenel Bridge, plenty…
Devin
Walk from the condo to the base of the Ravenel Bridge...Take a picnic and sit on the lawn, let the kids play…
Gregory & Carol
Something for everyone -- playground for children, fishing off the pier, gift shop, food, open spaces to walk,…
1. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
1. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
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26 local reviews
99 Harry M. Hallman Jr Blvd, Mount Pleasant
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 843-762-9946
Jamie
Jamie
That's right...its a brief walk to this amazing spot! Amazing views of the water and Ravenel Bridge, plenty of green space, a pier for…
Devin
Devin
Walk from the condo to the base of the Ravenel Bridge...Take a picnic and sit on the lawn, let the kids play on the playground, stroll to…
Gregory & Carol
Gregory & Carol
Something for everyone -- playground for children, fishing off the pier, gift shop, food, open spaces to walk, bench to sit and watch or…
2. James Island County Park
2. James Island County Park
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87 local reviews
871 Riverland Dr, Charleston
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-406-6990
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Paula
Great place to have a picnic, ride bikes, canoes, wall climbing, run trails and see nature at its best! For…
Jen
This serene park with tidal creeks and trails is a popular spot for biking, crabbing and camping. There's a…
Chuck & JoJo
This park is amazing. Walking and biking trails, wildlife, fishing and crabbing dock, water park, climbing…
2. James Island County Park
2. James Island County Park
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87 local reviews
871 Riverland Dr, Charleston
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-406-6990
Paula
Paula
Great place to have a picnic, ride bikes, canoes, wall climbing, run trails and see nature at its best! For the kids, they have a spray…
Jen
Jen
This serene park with tidal creeks and trails is a popular spot for biking, crabbing and camping. There's a dog park, Splash Zone water park…
Chuck & JoJo
Chuck & JoJo
This park is amazing. Walking and biking trails, wildlife, fishing and crabbing dock, water park, climbing wall, playgrounds, etc. During…
3. Palmetto Islands County Park
3. Palmetto Islands County Park
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27 local reviews
444 Needlerush Parkway, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-406-6950
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Gregory & Carol
The park is fantastic for families. The big toy playground suits toddlers-12 year olds and is located in the…
David
Very close to the house. They have biking/walking trails, crabbing docks, kayak docks, playground, paddle…
Vernon & Hope
Nice walking/ biking trails near the marsh. Playground for little and bigger kids.
3. Palmetto Islands County Park
3. Palmetto Islands County Park
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27 local reviews
444 Needlerush Parkway, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-406-6950
Gregory & Carol
Gregory & Carol
The park is fantastic for families. The big toy playground suits toddlers-12 year olds and is located in the shade so great escape from the…
David
David
Very close to the house. They have biking/walking trails, crabbing docks, kayak docks, playground, paddle boats for rent, Water park (splash…
Vernon & Hope
Vernon & Hope
Nice walking/ biking trails near the marsh. Playground for little and bigger kids.
4. Alhambra Hall
4. Alhambra Hall
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12 local reviews
131 Middle Street, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-849-2053
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John David
Harbor front town operated reception hall and children's playground. Nice spot to add to the running route.
Vernon & Hope
Great place to watch the sunset, have a picnic and great playground for kids.
Melissa
Beautiful playground overlooking Charleston harbor. Event friendly.
4. Alhambra Hall
4. Alhambra Hall
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12 local reviews
131 Middle Street, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-849-2053
John David
John David
Harbor front town operated reception hall and children's playground. Nice spot to add to the running route.
Vernon & Hope
Vernon & Hope
Great place to watch the sunset, have a picnic and great playground for kids.
Melissa
Melissa
Beautiful playground overlooking Charleston harbor. Event friendly.
5. Brittlebank Park
5. Brittlebank Park
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9 local reviews
185 Lockwood Drive, Charleston
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(843) 724-7327
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The park is heavily used for events throughout the year because of the open nature of the space. The park has…
Meg
Great playground and dog park on the river. Sunsets are beautiful here!
5. Brittlebank Park
5. Brittlebank Park
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9 local reviews
185 Lockwood Drive, Charleston
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(843) 724-7327
Airbnb'S Top Superhost
Airbnb'S Top Superhost
The park is heavily used for events throughout the year because of the open nature of the space. The park has a state of the art playground…
Meg
Meg
Great playground and dog park on the river. Sunsets are beautiful here!
6. Mount Pleasant Pier
6. Mount Pleasant Pier
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6 local reviews
71 Harry M. Hallman Junior Boulevard, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-762-9946
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Bret
Located beneath the Ravenel Bridge. Includes a long fishing pier on the Wando River with tables, benches and…
John David
Waterfront park, pier, and children's playground with access to the Cooper River Bridge walking path.
6. Mount Pleasant Pier
6. Mount Pleasant Pier
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6 local reviews
71 Harry M. Hallman Junior Boulevard, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-762-9946
Bret
Bret
Located beneath the Ravenel Bridge. Includes a long fishing pier on the Wando River with tables, benches and swings. Park also has a large…
John David
John David
Waterfront park, pier, and children's playground with access to the Cooper River Bridge walking path.
7. North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
7. North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
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13 local reviews
8888 University Blvd, North Charleston
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-762-5585
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Jessica
This park has so much to offer! Sprinkler fountains for kids in the warm months, paddle boating, grills and…
Burns
Bring a pole for fishing, bike around the paved trails, or let the kids hang out at the playground!
7. North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
7. North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
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13 local reviews
8888 University Blvd, North Charleston
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 843-762-5585
Jessica
Jessica
This park has so much to offer! Sprinkler fountains for kids in the warm months, paddle boating, grills and picnic tables, big fields,…
Burns
Burns
Bring a pole for fishing, bike around the paved trails, or let the kids hang out at the playground!
8. Hampton Park
8. Hampton Park
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62 local reviews
Hampton Park, Charleston
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Ben
Such a gorgeous park. It has a great playground for small children as well.
Amy
Awesome park with duck pond, playground, rental bikes, and fitness trail.
8. Hampton Park
8. Hampton Park
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62 local reviews
Hampton Park, Charleston
Ben
Ben
Such a gorgeous park. It has a great playground for small children as well.
Amy
Amy
Awesome park with duck pond, playground, rental bikes, and fitness trail.
9. Mt Pleasant Waterfront Park
9. Mt Pleasant Waterfront Park
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7 local reviews
Mt Pleasant Waterfront Park, Mount Pleasant
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Sharon
One of my favorite spots! Fishing pier, wildlife viewing (including dolphins), great view of the Charleston…
Meg
Great waterfront park and fishing pier under the Ravenel Bridge. Wonderful playground, too.
9. Mt Pleasant Waterfront Park
9. Mt Pleasant Waterfront Park
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7 local reviews
Mt Pleasant Waterfront Park, Mount Pleasant
Sharon
Sharon
One of my favorite spots! Fishing pier, wildlife viewing (including dolphins), great view of the Charleston Harbor and downtown! Amazing…
Meg
Meg
Great waterfront park and fishing pier under the Ravenel Bridge. Wonderful playground, too.
10. Vintage Coffee Cafe
10. Vintage Coffee Cafe
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20 local reviews
219 Simmons St, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens in 16 minutes
+1 843-352-7552
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John David
Great coffee shop and breakfast place that also has a top notch pizza place, Coastal Crust, out back…
Chris
Great coffee, good breakfast items, playground for kids. Also Coastal Crust is a pizza place on same…
10. Vintage Coffee Cafe
10. Vintage Coffee Cafe
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20 local reviews
219 Simmons St, Mount Pleasant
Closed · Opens in 16 minutes
+1 843-352-7552
John David
John David
Great coffee shop and breakfast place that also has a top notch pizza place, Coastal Crust, out back. Playground for kids and both indoor…
Chris
Chris
Great coffee, good breakfast items, playground for kids. Also Coastal Crust is a pizza place on same location.