Elizabeth Porter Park Playground | City of Marietta

Here are our top Atlanta playgrounds which are worth the drive across town. From giant slides to circle swings and web climbing structures – these playgrounds stand above the rest. Here are a few other playgrounds with special features you should know about. 

Elizabeth Porter Park

370 Montgomery St. NE, Marietta
The stand-out climbing areas, which include web-like towers, hanging hoops, hexagons and balancing belt elements make kids (even older ones) want to visit again and again. The gravity rail and tall slide add to the fun.

Brook Run Park Playground | Paul Ward

Brook Run Park

4770 N. Peachtree Rd., Dunwoody
The Children’s Adventure Garden has clusters of bright play structures with shades above to hide from the sun. The play structures are separated for toddlers and older kids. There is so much to get into: slides and swings of varying sizes, several sets of monkey bars, a multicolored tunnel, and a “log roll” for balancing. The cushioned rubber matting will help protect from scrapes and bruises.

Chastain Park Playground | Resurgens Charitable Foundation

Chastain Park

135 W. Wieuca Rd. NW, Atlanta
Kids can climb and explore in the treehouse, slide down one of the three large roller slides or play on the natural playscapes. Adults can go down the slides, too! Three giant “oodle” disc swings allow two children to recline and swing together and there is a spider web for climbing. The music area includes drums and chimes. Therapeutic elements are featured, and the area is wheelchair accessible.

Logan Farm Park | Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department

Logan Farm Park

4405 Cherokee St., Acworth
There is a 25-foot tower, climbing structures and a spider net that is higher than Acworth’s Cauble Park. A lot of the area is also covered by shade. The playground is ADA accessible and has a rubberized surface leading to and around the swings.

Peachtree Corners Town Green

Peachtree Corners Town Green

5140 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners
Visit for the shops and restaurants, but stay for the play structures! The inclusive playground  features climbing structures, slides, a roller slide, a We-Go-Swing and a net play structure. Walk the path to discover additional play equipment, including a slide and net climbing structures. Plus, there’s a ninja warrior obstacle course in the woods.

Alexander Park

Alexander Park

955 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville
This bright playground off the Scenic Highway/Dog Park entrance includes a two-story playscape with tube slides, a cargo net and a climbing structure. The playground is shaded, and there’s a smaller area for toddlers. The park also boasts another playground with slides, swings and a climbing wall at the Old Snellville Highway entrance.

Rodney Cook Sr. Park

Rodney Cook Sr. Park

Vine St. NW, Atlanta
This park has entertainment for all ages! The cool climbing structure ravels around the play structures. Kids can slide down slides, swing on the swing set, enjoy a toddler playground area, and play with music and sensory elements in the inclusive area. This park also has a pond and water feature showcasing several of the city’s Civil Rights icons.

Westside Park | City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation

Westside Park

1660 Johnson Rd. NW, Atlanta
To go with the nature theme of the space, this tall playground features wood-like elements with slides, a climbing net, saucer swings, an outdoor percussion instrument and more. At 280 acres, this park is the largest greenspace in the city.

Poole’s Mill Park Playground

Poole’s Mill Park

7725 Poole’s Mill Rd., Ball Ground
This Forsyth County park offers natural shade on the two-story playground that includes slides, climbing structures, interactive elements and more. Kids will especially love the spider web-like climbing structure, and there is an accessible swing.

Lee Street Park

Lee Street Park

155 Lee St., Jonesboro
This cool playground, which is part of the Downtown District, features unique climbing structures, swings, spinners, see-saws, musical equipment and more for a special way for your kids to burn off their energy.

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