Playgrounds with a Little Something Special in Atlanta
From cool themes to beautiful settings and unique play structures, these playgrounds are distinctive destinations.
Playable Art and Sculptures
Abernathy Greenway Park Playground
70 Abernathy Rd., Sandy Springs
Climb, swing and jump from real art structures including a yellow, spider-like structure; a mosaic climbing wall; natural stone slide; large, red swings and much more. Kids love running from sculpture to sculpture at this park.
The Noguchi Playscape at Piedmont Park
1320 Monroe Dr., Atlanta
Next to the park’s 12th Street and Piedmont Avenue gate, this artistic playscape looks more like a modern sculpture garden than a playground. A giant, winding slide and other features add to the fun.
Haw Creek Park Playground
2205 Echols Rd., Cumming
When you arrive, take a short walk through the wooded area to find the playground pods. Play on giant acorns, logs, big bugs, super-sized mushrooms, a mama bear and two cubs and a bigger log with a climbing net attached.
425 Main St., Suwanee
This colorful play space includes a magical bus, castle, log cabin, boat, elephant and rocket, as well as a climbing wall, bridges, slides and swing sets. The sand activity area is a fun place to dig and play.
Woodruff Park Playground
91 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta
Anyone with “ATL” pride will love this playground depicting the famous letters. Kids can climb all over the walls, monkey bars and slides or play with the springs and spinners.
By the Water
Morgan Falls Overlook Park Playground
200 Morgan Falls Rd., Sandy Springs
This playground with unusual climbing elements has plenty of green spaces and overlooks the Chattahoochee River. Two play structures serve both younger and older kids with places to climb, slide and explore, but the spot where they all come together is the spiderweb, a tall rope structure that provides a climbing challenge.
Cauble Park Playground
4425 Beach St., Acworth
Overlooking the white, sandy beach of Lake Acworth, this park has a nature-themed playground that fits right in with the surroundings. Younger kids can swing or bounce on different play elements, and older kids will love the large jungle gym structure or the spider-like climbing area. All kids will love the giant, towering climbing areas and slides.
Riverside Park Playground
575 Riverside Rd., Roswell
This gorgeous park sits on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. Kids can climb the 25- foot mega tower and slide down three tall slides on the playground for elementary-aged kids. The gravity cube climber is also a fun feature, and there is a separate playground area for ages 2-5 with a shade structure covering the equipment.
Webb Bridge Park Playground
4780 Webb Bridge Rd., Alpharetta
The highlight of this 109-acre park is the river play water feature which flows next to the sandbox area. The playground has equipment for smaller and older children and shade structures on many of the elements.
Play on the Farm
Nash Farm Park Playground
100 Babbs Mill Rd., Hampton
This new playground in Henry County features the wave rope climber for a fun challenge, and the poured safety surface increases accessibility for all kids. The playground also has slides, tunnels and swings. This 204-acre park also includes historical information, a carriage house, gazebo, livestock barn and walking trails.
McDaniel Farm Park Playground
3020 McDaniel Rd., Duluth
Get a glimpse of Georgia farming history at this exciting park with the original barn, well house, chicken coop, blacksmith shed and farmer house, as well as a cute, farm-themed playground.
Mabry Park Playground
4466 Wesley Chapel Rd., Marietta
Located on 26.5 acres of historical farm, this farm-themed playground includes a scavenger hunt throughout the play area, picnic pavilions and five trails for exploring the open meadows, woods and lake.
Fit for a King or Queen
Murphey Candler Park Playground
1551 W. Nancy Creek Dr., Brookhaven
This castle-like playground includes swings, springers and a tree climber. While at the park, see if you can spot all the cute storm water access points painted to look like animals.
Wills Park Playground
11925 Wills Rd., Alpharetta
A wooden kingdom, known by locals as “Wacky World,” has towers, bridges and passages, with sections for older and younger kids. Children can navigate the rope bridge, climb to a tower lookout post, or take a spin in the tire swing. The yellow playground, located on the west side of the park, offers equipment for younger kids, and the covered purple playground, on the south side of the park, has climbing structures and swings for big kids.