Best Playgrounds in Boston

Check out the top Playgrounds in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Southwest Corridor Park
1. Southwest Corridor Park
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19 local reviews
SW Corridor Park, Boston
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Laura
The Southwest Corridor Park is a 4.1 mile, linear park stretching from the Back Bay to Forest Hills. The park …
Liz And Dale
Bike path to the city - basketball courts, tennis, skate park, people watching, green space, and about 4 playg…
Jon&Margrit
2 minute walk from our house, jogging, basket ball, tennis, skateboard courts, playgrounds with water features
1. Southwest Corridor Park
1. Southwest Corridor Park
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19 local reviews
SW Corridor Park, Boston
Laura
Laura
The Southwest Corridor Park is a 4.1 mile, linear park stretching from the Back Bay to Forest Hills. The park links South End, Back Bay, Rox…
Liz And Dale
Liz And Dale
Bike path to the city - basketball courts, tennis, skate park, people watching, green space, and about 4 playgrounds within a 5 minute walk!
Jon&Margrit
Jon&Margrit
2 minute walk from our house, jogging, basket ball, tennis, skateboard courts, playgrounds with water features
2. Cambridge Common
2. Cambridge Common
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13 local reviews
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Kristin
The Alexander Kemp playground in Cambridge Common is marvelously designed with a wooden dragon boat, water maz…
Andrew & Marie
George Washington amassed his Minuteman troops here before attacking the British. Now children can play on a c…
Christopher
Two blocks from the cottage. Nice park with some historical monuments and a great kids playground.
2. Cambridge Common
2. Cambridge Common
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13 local reviews
Kristin
Kristin
The Alexander Kemp playground in Cambridge Common is marvelously designed with a wooden dragon boat, water mazes, sand pulleys, and climbing…
Andrew & Marie
Andrew & Marie
George Washington amassed his Minuteman troops here before attacking the British. Now children can play on a creative playground with views …
Christopher
Christopher
Two blocks from the cottage. Nice park with some historical monuments and a great kids playground.
3. Boston Common
3. Boston Common
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266 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
+1 617-635-4505
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Brooke
Great place to relax and have a picnic. Walk through the Boston Garden with beautiful flowers and swan boats …
Max
Boston's version of Central Park. Ice rink is closed now, but there are playgrounds, tennis courts, a couple r…
Dane
Boston Common is the oldest city park in the United States. It has a great splash pad for kids known as the fr…
3. Boston Common
3. Boston Common
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266 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
+1 617-635-4505
Brooke
Brooke
Great place to relax and have a picnic. Walk through the Boston Garden with beautiful flowers and swan boats into the Common to catch a fri…
Max
Max
Boston's version of Central Park. Ice rink is closed now, but there are playgrounds, tennis courts, a couple restaurants, and food trucks on…
Dane
Dane
Boston Common is the oldest city park in the United States. It has a great splash pad for kids known as the frog pond. During the winter mon…
4. Franklin Park Zoo
4. Franklin Park Zoo
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78 local reviews
1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-541-5466
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Helder
The zoo is set in Franklin Park, which is Boston's largest green space- akin to Prospect Park in Brooklyn. The…
Josh
This is the best Zoo in New England! The gorillas are everyone's favorite, but other highlights include the gi…
Elsia
The zoo is 10 minute drive from the house. A nice place for big groups and families. There are almost every t…
4. Franklin Park Zoo
4. Franklin Park Zoo
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78 local reviews
1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-541-5466
Helder
Helder
The zoo is set in Franklin Park, which is Boston's largest green space- akin to Prospect Park in Brooklyn. The park itself is just a 5 minut…
Josh
Josh
This is the best Zoo in New England! The gorillas are everyone's favorite, but other highlights include the giraffes, the lions, the hippos,…
Elsia
Elsia
The zoo is 10 minute drive from the house. A nice place for big groups and families. There are almost every to do at the zoo after seeing t…
5. Danehy Park
5. Danehy Park
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19 local reviews
99 Sherman St, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-349-4895
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Oxana
Huge nice municipal park. Has everything from several playground with sprinkler to running tracks to picnic ta…
Jennie
Danehy Park is a large park with open spaces and 2 playgrounds. Great for picnics and there is a large hill wh…
Connie
Walking, biking, sports fields, playground.
5. Danehy Park
5. Danehy Park
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19 local reviews
99 Sherman St, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 617-349-4895
Oxana
Oxana
Huge nice municipal park. Has everything from several playground with sprinkler to running tracks to picnic tables and bbq pits (can be rese…
Jennie
Jennie
Danehy Park is a large park with open spaces and 2 playgrounds. Great for picnics and there is a large hill which is great for sledding in t…
Connie
Connie
Walking, biking, sports fields, playground.
6. Fallon Field
6. Fallon Field
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4 local reviews
Fallon Field, Boston
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Alan
Sledding, basketball courts, baseball fields and playground. Kind of awesome if you have little ones.
Damon
Play ball. Playground. Tennis. Green space. Sledding in winter.
Gena & Leon
Playground, great for short walks.
6. Fallon Field
6. Fallon Field
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4 local reviews
Fallon Field, Boston
Alan
Alan
Sledding, basketball courts, baseball fields and playground. Kind of awesome if you have little ones.
Damon
Damon
Play ball. Playground. Tennis. Green space. Sledding in winter.
Gena & Leon
Gena & Leon
Playground, great for short walks.
7. Peters Park
7. Peters Park
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9 local reviews
1277 Washington St, Boston
+1 617-961-3006
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Julie
Tennis, dog park, playground, just a great outdoor space only a few blocks away.
Jen
Great playground and ball fields to wear out the kiddos
Jenny
Awesome kiddie playground with ballpark
7. Peters Park
7. Peters Park
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9 local reviews
1277 Washington St, Boston
+1 617-961-3006
Julie
Julie
Tennis, dog park, playground, just a great outdoor space only a few blocks away.
Jen
Jen
Great playground and ball fields to wear out the kiddos
Jenny
Jenny
Awesome kiddie playground with ballpark
8. Cambridge Public Library
8. Cambridge Public Library
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37 local reviews
449 Broadway, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 617-349-4040
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Kristin
The Cambridge Public Library is a stunning work of glass architecture. The third floor is a children's floor w…
Landon
Perfect for kids of all ages. Programs for kids open to public - sing alongs, story time etc. Cool vibe too. P…
Sid
15-20 minute walk to beautiful modern public library flooded with light. Playground. Popular children progra…
8. Cambridge Public Library
8. Cambridge Public Library
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37 local reviews
449 Broadway, Cambridge
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 617-349-4040
Kristin
Kristin
The Cambridge Public Library is a stunning work of glass architecture. The third floor is a children's floor with story time and singalong, …
Landon
Landon
Perfect for kids of all ages. Programs for kids open to public - sing alongs, story time etc. Cool vibe too. Playground in front of library.
Sid
Sid
15-20 minute walk to beautiful modern public library flooded with light. Playground. Popular children programs.
9. Prospect Hill
9. Prospect Hill
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17 local reviews
Prospect Hill, Somerville
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Chandra
Revolutionary War historic sight, and playground. It's a small park at the top of a hill with great views of …
Sarah
Home of the first American flag and great views of the city. There is also a nice playground.
9. Prospect Hill
9. Prospect Hill
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17 local reviews
Prospect Hill, Somerville
Chandra
Chandra
Revolutionary War historic sight, and playground. It's a small park at the top of a hill with great views of Boston and Cambridge. It's th…
Sarah
Sarah
Home of the first American flag and great views of the city. There is also a nice playground.
10. Cedarwood Playground
10. Cedarwood Playground
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4 local reviews
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Kyla
Playground, swings, sandbox, basketball courts, baseball field... Great for families or someone looking for a …
Dina & Brad
Just down the block, Cedarwood Playground offers a kids' play set, playing fields, and walking paths through t…
10. Cedarwood Playground
10. Cedarwood Playground
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4 local reviews
Kyla
Kyla
Playground, swings, sandbox, basketball courts, baseball field... Great for families or someone looking for a workout! They have tons of thi…
Dina & Brad
Dina & Brad
Just down the block, Cedarwood Playground offers a kids' play set, playing fields, and walking paths through the woods.
11. Alden Play Area
11. Alden Play Area
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3 local reviews
Alden Play Area, Cambridge
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
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Kristin
A great playground for kids. You can see it from our house!
Isa
A terrific playground with spider web and water sprays!
Diana
Nice local playground for the kids
11. Alden Play Area
11. Alden Play Area
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3 local reviews
Alden Play Area, Cambridge
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
Kristin
Kristin
A great playground for kids. You can see it from our house!
Isa
Isa
A terrific playground with spider web and water sprays!
Diana
Diana
Nice local playground for the kids
12. Medal of Honor Park
12. Medal of Honor Park
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3 local reviews
Medal of Honor Park, Boston
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Robert
Beautiful park with playgrounds, Softball fields, basketball courts, and the FIRST in the United States Vietna…
Rebecca
Great playground for the kids. Located at M and broadway
Jon
Great playground for the kiddos!
12. Medal of Honor Park
12. Medal of Honor Park
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3 local reviews
Medal of Honor Park, Boston
Robert
Robert
Beautiful park with playgrounds, Softball fields, basketball courts, and the FIRST in the United States Vietnam War Memorial.
Rebecca
Rebecca
Great playground for the kids. Located at M and broadway
Jon
Jon
Great playground for the kiddos!