Parks & Playgrounds

If you’re looking for parks and playgrounds in the Jacksonville area, here you’ll find our favorites. Jacksonville has the largest urban park system in the nation!

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Hanna Park Water Park
5.00 (1 review)
500 Wonderwood Dr, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
The Beach 1.5 miles of pristine sandy beach with multiple access points and it’s home to the premier surfing spot in Northeast Florida, The Poles. Dolphin Plaza An ideal oceanfront location for a family reunion, wedding reception, or corporate outing. Biking and Hiking Trails Hanna Park has over 20 miles…
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5.00 (1 review)
405 Palencia Village Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32092
Palencia Pirate Ship Park and Athletic Fields is a fun playground shaped like a giant pirate ship. Other amenties include a covered Pavilion, basketball courts, softball and soccer fields. This fun play area is located at the entrance of the Palencia neighborhood.
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5.00 (2 reviews)
1047 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073, United States
The Clarke House is a shaded wooden castle playground beneath a canopy of live oak trees, a covered pavilion, walking trails, butterfly garden. There is a giant wooden airplane, a wooden ship for kids to climb on and a puppet theater with a separate area for young children. There is…
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5.00 (1 review)
3700 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205, United States
Boone Park offers several playgrounds with nice shady walking trail. Also enjoy many tennis courts and picnic shelter.
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5.00 (1 review)
753 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204, United States
Riverside Park playground and duckpond offers beauty and fun. Located very close to 5 points this park hosts many fun events. (bring bread to feed the ducks)
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3.75 (2 reviews)
14780 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL 32223, United States
Mandarin Park playground is located along Julington Creek. Amenities include walking trail, nature center, picnic tables and a fishing pier. The park also offers play areas, walking trails and an interpretive nature center. 
Sunshine Park
2514 S Beach Pkwy, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
A very popular park located in Jax Beach. Amenities include: Children’s playground Splash Pad Fitness trail Basketball court All-purpose field Tennis court Gazebo Six picnic shelters Two grills Three volleyball courts
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1671 Francis Avenue, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233, United States
Jordan Park is 1.5 acres of wooded park with a large playground area, trees, covered picnic pavilions, grills, a basketball court, and a community center.  The Jordan Park Community Center is a 2000 square foot of space – housing both Beaches Habitat and the community center. Hours normal hours of operation are…
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2072 George Street, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233, United States
Donner Park, located in the Marsh Oaks area at the corner of Dutton Island Dr. West and George Street, consists of over 5 acres of park land. Activities include a full basketball court, a softball field, tennis courts, and a large sand playground area and the Gail Baker Community Center. Beautifully shaded by oak…
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716 Ocean Blvd, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233, United States
Bull Memorial Park is home to a tennis court, an amphitheater area, a picnic area, a tetherball court, a small basketball court, a large sand playground, public restroom, and an open space for field play. Bull Park is also adjacent to the Adele Grage Cultural Center.  This center provides space for the Atlantic…
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800 Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233, United States
Jack Russell Park has two large play areas and is covered with trees and a large picnic pavilion. Other amenties include basketball court, 6 tennis courts, 2 racquetball courts, skateboard ramps, baseball fields and soccer fields. A concession stand is open on weekends. Russell Park is home to the Atlantic Beach…
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301 Florida Blvd, Neptune Beach, FL 32266, United States
Jarboe Park has several playgrounds with new equipment and a fun sand area. Other amenities include an exercise trail, basketball court, tennis courts, volleyball courts, a lake and pavilion. Easy walk to the community garden and farmers market on Saturday at 2pm. 
9th Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250, United States
Tall Pines Park is a quiet, spacious playground with picnic tables and many trees to offer shade. Located just west of Penman. 
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2nd Avenue North & 10th Street North, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Gonzales Park offers a playground with two sheltered picnic areas. Also includes BBQ grills, two baseball fields, and basketball court. There is very little shade at this park. Located a few blocks north of Beach Blvd.
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3rd Street between 16th and 19th Avenue South, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Hugenot Park a nice playground just one block from the ocean. Amenities include a tennis facility with 7 tennis courts, a three acre lake, fishing pier and boardwalk, and basketball courts. 
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1st Street South between 5th & 6th Avenues South, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Oceanfront Park is just steps off of the ocean in Jacksonville Beach with a small playground area. Other amenities: four sheltered picnic areas, educational kiosk system, sand volleyball court and two dune walkovers, Handicapped-accessible. 
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11751 McCormick Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225, United States
Ed Austin Regional Park is a huge park with so many fun things to offer. The large playarea is enclosed with a fence. There are soccer fields, baseball fields, a skateboard area, a 1.75 mile paved (mostly shaded) path, basketball courts, a frisbee golf course and many large open fields for…
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4322 Richard D. Gatlin Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32277
The Arlington Lions Club park and playground is located along the St. Johns River. Amenities include: nature areas, picnic shelters, boat and kayak ramp and a scenic boardwalk.
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2775 Huffman Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246, United States
Huffman Blvd Park has a large playground area for the kids. Other amenities include basketball courts, open fields, tennis courts, and walking trails.
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4711 River City Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32246
Wolfson Children’s Park Playshore at the St. John’s Town Center is soft climb and play designed like sea creatures that toddlers will love. Other attractions, open air mall, restaurants, train ride, fish pond. The playground is located in front of Dick’s Sporting Goods.
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7901 Baymeadows Road East, Jacksonville, FL 32256, United States
Deerwood Rotory Park is a great playground for the little ones because of the soft ground surrounding several playstructures. There are also covered picnic tables.
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8000 Baymeadows Road East, Jacksonville, FL 32256, United States
Baymeadows Regional Park has a nice playground, soccer fields, and walking path around the lake.
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8650 Newton Road, Jacksonville, FL 32216, United States
Brackridge Park playground has umbrellas on the unique playstructure to offer shade. Other amenities include soccer and multiuse fields.
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2455 Palm Valley Rd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081, United States
Davis Park has a small playground area nestled in a large sport complex consisting of 5 soccer fields, 3 football fields, 4 lighted softball fields, and 6 lighted Baseball field, two multipurpose baseball fields, one tee ball field. Also features 4 stocked fishing ponds for children under the age of…
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101 Library Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082, United States
Bird Island Park is located behind the Ponte Vedra Branch Library. The playground is at the end of the boardwalk and has unique play equipment that kids love. The 4.2 acre park includes a 2 acre pond with a wooden board walk and viewing pavilion, turtle shaped maze, storytelling area,…
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956 Hubbard St, Jacksonville, FL, United States
Confederate Park playground in Jacksonville’s Historic Springfield area has unique, whimsical equipment that spurs the imagination. Surrounded by beauty and history the park also includes a serene fountain setting, statues, and a fenced 2.87-acre dog park.
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Sisters Creek Marina Drive 8203 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226, Jacksonville, FL
Jim King Park has a playground, a picnic area, a fishing area and boat ramp. The ramp is used as headquarters for the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament, and is closed to the public during the tournament.
3461 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218, United States
Lannie Road Park is a playground in the park that is home to Gateway Radio Control Club, an association of radio control model airplane experts. The park includes picnic tables with work benches, taxi-ways, a runway, athletic fields and club house. Insurance coverage is required to fly a model plan…
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Leonid Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218, United States
Ray Green Park playground is also home to JAX BMX club. Other features of the park include BMX track, athletic fields, tennis courts and picnic facilities.
7000 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244, United States
Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park has several playground areas on a 500-acre facility also offering a nature center and amazing trails for hiking, biking and enjoying nature. One special feature is a 35-foot elevated observation tower that provides the perfect birds-eye view.
8435 118th Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32224
Lew Brantley Park playground is located in the 90-acre park with a community center, basketball courts, picnic areas, nature trail with fitness stations. This park is home to “Field of Dreams” Miracle League field, where special needs youth can experience playing baseball in their own league.
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3320 Chrysler Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32257, United States
Elizabeth Betty Wolfe Park/Pickwick Park has a peaceful playground with a beautiful walking trail. Located in the Pickwick neighborhood.
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10851 Hood Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257, United States
Losco Regional Park this playground feels like you’re in the country with its quiet atmosphere complete with a scenic paved trail that wraps around the wooded park, one multi-use field, soccer fields and two playgrounds – one for toddlers. Losco Park also boasts a new splash pad!
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3960 Alcazar Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States
Granada Park playground is in the beautiful Spanish inspired rectangular park located in the middle of Granada Boulevard.
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1800 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States
Landon Park playground is nestled right in beautiful San Marco. The park has many large trees offering shade for play.
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2870 Sydney Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205, United States
Willowbranch Park playground is located right behind the Willowbranch Library. Other amenities include baseball field, basketball court, picnic tables, benches, a little creek and plenty of trees.
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4208 Kingsbury Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205, United States
Murray Hill Playground is located in the Murray Hill section of west Jacksonville. One of the City’s oldest schools, Ruth N. Upson Elementary (formerly the Murray Hill School built in 1916)) resides just northwest of the park. Murray Hill incorporated in 1916 and remained a separate municipality until its annexation…
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1701 Myrtle Avenue North, Jacksonville, FL 32209, United States
The playground at J.P. Small Park was renamed in June 2007 to honor Eugene M. GLover. Mr. Glover, who passed away in 2006, was affectionately known by friends, colleagues and the young people he worked with as the “Gentle Giant.” He spent 42 years working in a variety of capacities…
10632 Old Kings Road, Jacksonville, FL 32219, United States
The Dinsmore Playground is located in the heart of the Dinsmore area of northwest Jacksonville, between Iowa Avenue and the historic Old Kings Road. Many early families such as the Plummers, Higginbothams, and Picketts are buried in the nearby Dinsmore Cemetery that was established in the latter 1800’s. Beginning in…
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1199 Church Street West, Jacksonville, FL 32204, United States
Florida C. Dwight Memorial Playground is located in the La Villa section near downtown Jacksonville, just west of Interstate 95. The park comprised a portion of the Town of La Villa, which was subdivided and incorporated after the Civil War and remained independent until annexed by Jacksonville in 1887. After…
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949 Hubbard Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206, United States
Confederate Playground is located near downtown, in the Springfield section of north Jacksonville. First named Dignan Park, for a chairman of the Board of Public Works, it opened in 1907 and contained the City’s first supervised playground. The United Confederate Veterans chose Jacksonville as the site for their twenty-fourth annual…
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2150 Lane Avenue South, Jacksonville, FL 32210, United States
Wiley Road Playground is located at the intersection of Lane Avenue and Wiley Road in southwest Jacksonville. It resides adjacent to the Cedar Hills Estates neighborhood that was developed in the latter 1950’s, and across from Hyde Grove Elementary School that that was built in 1960. The City purchased most…
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2260 Spring Park Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States
St. Nicholas Playground is located adjacent to Spring Park Road in the St. Nicholas/Spring Park section of Jacksonville. Following City land purchases in 1936 and 1937, the park was created and originally named Spring Park, and was expanded by additional land acquisitions in 1944. The St. Nicholas Park and Home…
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2260 Spring Park Road, Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States
St. Nicholas Playground is located adjacent to Spring Park Road in the St. Nicholas/Spring Park section of Jacksonville. Following City land purchases in 1936 and 1937, the park was created and originally named Spring Park, and was expanded by additional land acquisitions in 1944. The St. Nicholas Park and Home…
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11808 Fayal Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32258, United States
Greenland Park was dedicated April 20, 1990. Funding for the project was allocated from the 1988 Neighborhood Park Improvement Bond Program for Council District 4. In 1991, a monumnet was dedicated in the park to Brandon O`Leary, a 13 year old MAA member who was killed earlier in the year.…
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5000 Greenway Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32244, United States
The Ortega Hills Playground is located in the Ortega Hills area across from the Jacksonville Naval Air Station. The name Ortega derives from Joseph de Ortega, a judge during the second Spanish occupation of Florida from 1783-1821. In 1804, when John McIntosh bought the plantation that is present-day Ortega, he…
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657 East Union Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206, United States
Oakland Park is located in the Oakland section of downtown Jacksonville, and has been City property since the 1880’s. The residential community of Oakland emerged during the 1870’s and was oriented toward working-class families. West of the park lies the Old City Cemetery established in 1852, and along the park’s…
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4541 Timuquana Road, Jacksonville, FL 32210, United States
Timuquana Park is located in the Timuquana Manor neighborhood of southwest Jacksonville, just east of bustling Roosevelt Boulevard. The community was platted in 1942, mostly to provide housing for personnel at the nearby Jacksonville Naval Air Station. The plat dedicates the park property to public use. The name Timuquana derives…
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2870 Sydney Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205, United States
Willowbranch Park is located in the Riverside area, along the course of Willowbranch Creek. Former City Councilman John J. Griffin led the drive to create the park, and development began in 1916. Additional acreage was acquired southeast of Park Street between 1921 and 1925. Dr. Harold Hume donated 1700 azalea…
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8435 118th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32244, United States
The groundbreaking for this 90 acre park was held on February 21, 2003. A large portion of this park will help preserve the environmentally sensitive area around McGirts Creek. At the completion of construction in March 2007, the park includes a community center, basketball courts, playground, picnic areas, trails, three…
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5054 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32208, United States
In April 2000, Bob Hayes Sports Complex became a reality when the City purchased an adjacent parcel to Lonnie Miller Regional Park from the Diocese of St. Augustine for $175,000 (OR 9610 pg. 1347), subject to an easement for underground utilities, access, and other terms (OR 7330 pg. 1398).As of…
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3310 St Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States
Angelina Danese Park is located in south Jacksonville, at the intersection of Danese Court and St. Augustine Road. The site comprised part of the Philips community that was established in the last half of the 1800’s. Alexander and Angelina Danese, who arrived in America as immigrants from Italy in 1885,…
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11950 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223, United States
Chuck Rogers Park is located in Mandarin, north of the intersection of San Jose Blvd. and Orange Picker Rd. Sometime between 1968-1977, a borrow pit was excavated on part of the site, which was later used as a private landfill. The efforts of the City, Councilman Dick Kravitz, and the…
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2601 Cesery Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32211, United States
Cesery Park is located in Arlington’s Lake Lucina neighborhood, at the corner of Cesery Boulevard and Columbine Street. The park and boulevard are named for William R. Cesery (1912-1996), a pioneer developer of Arlington who started the trend of building larger apartment complexes in Jacksonville. About 1950, he purchased forty…
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7932 Concord Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32208, United States
Concord Park is located in the in the Lake Forest section of northwest Jacksonville, near the intersection of Edgewood Avenue and U.S. Interstate 95. After filing of the first plat in 1926, it was not until around 1944 that development began again in Lake Forest, whose streets and parks exhibit…
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1704 University Boulevard West, Jacksonville, FL 32217, United States
Crabtree Park is located in the Lakewood area, three blocks east of the intersection of San Jose Blvd. and University Blvd. West. Walter Crabtree developed the entire Lakewood area between 1946 and 1961, some of it around picturesque New Ross Creek that meanders through the northwest section. He conveyed the…
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8613 Oglesby Ave, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Herb N Chick aims to create a health driven community where individuals can engage in fun outdoor activities together. The facility is designed to promote both education and fitness through hands-on programs and exercises in an open space with four acres of land and an eight acre lake. Herb N…
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12743 Abess Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225, USA
The park offers playscapes, grills, a picnic shelter, restrooms, 2 youth baseball fields, a basketball court, 2 tennis courts, a soccer field, and paved trails. Also, check out the newly constructed splash pad!
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10244 103rd St, Jacksonville, FL 32210
The property at 10244 103rd Street was originally purchased by Duval County on August 19, 1960 from Hercules, Inc. When consolidation occurred in 1968, the 14-acre park became part of the City of Jacksonville’s facilities in the Department of Recreation and Public Affairs. The park consists of a 0.5-mile lighted…
1096 A. Philip Randolph Blvd Jacksonville FL 32206
This park is named after A. Philip Randolph who grew up in Jacksonville and became one of the most important figures of the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s. A life-size bronze statue of Olympic Gold Medallist and Dallas Cowboy star, Bob Hayes, was added to the park…
8000 Baymeadows Rd E, Jacksonville, FL 32256
The Fort Family Regional Park site is situated between Baymeadows Road East and I-295 in southeast Jacksonville.Park facilities currently include a tennis complex with clay courts, hard court and pickle ball courts, soccer fields, playground, pavilions, and restrooms. Future Phase will include the construction of the Baseball Fields and Fishing…
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