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Stay cool while you play at these playgrounds with the best shade in town.

Dunwoody Nature Center Playground
5343 Roberts Dr., Dunwoody
This tall playground is covered with shady trees and features slides, climbing towers, a rope swing, teeter-totter and swings, along with a smaller structure for toddlers.

Gary Pirkle Park Playground
6195 Austin Garner Rd., Sugar Hill
This playground wins for hot summer days or the unexpected rainstorm, because it is completely covered by a large pavilion that keeps the weather at bay. No more having to leave the playground because of rain.

Henderson Park Playground
2801 Henderson Rd., Tucker
Tucker’s largest park has two different playgrounds, one of which is shaded by trees and next to a pavilion. Enjoy swings, a merry-go-round, slides, a rock-climbing wall and more.

Duncan Creek Park Playground
3700 Braselton Hwy., Dacula
This shaded playground has accessible features including swings, cool equipment like small playhouses and bouncing platforms. It also has a sand area and a skate park.

Brinkley Park Playground
1270 Hunter St., Smyrna
The playground designed for ages 5-12 has multiple slides, swings and climbing structures and is shaded by umbrellas. A smaller playground for ages 2-5 offers shade from nearby trees.

Roswell Area Park Playground
10495 Woodstock Rd., Roswell
This large park features natural shade and manmade shade structures. With two playgrounds for older and younger kids, this park is fun for all ages. Play on the gravity rail and interactive features, and don’t miss the outdoor fitness equipment.

Lost Mountain Park Playground
4845 Dallas Hwy., Powder Springs
The playground at the back of this park is a fully covered structure with a variety of spinners, swings and electronic panels. There is another fun playground at the park as well.

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