Playgrounds and Parks

This page lists kids outdoor playgrounds and recreational parks in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Playgrounds and Parks - Fun 4 Gator Kids
A.N.N.E. Park

This playground is tucked into a small neighborhood. There are big kid swings as well as bucket swin ...

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6310 NW 28th Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Albert “Ray” Massey (Westside) Park

Gainesville’s busiest playground has been fully renovated! The park’s new play features are fully a ...

1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Alfred A. Ring Park

Over a mile of trails wind through upland mixed forest and slope forest, tracing the course of Hogto ...

1801 NW 23rd Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Barbara Higgins Park

Amenities include picnic tables, grills, a pavilion, and a playground. Dogs allowed w/ leash.

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1352 SE 2nd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Bivens Arm Nature Park

Welcoming boardwalks and overlooks, hiking trails, a playground and other upgraded amenities now awa ...

3650 S. Main Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
C.F. Franklin Memorial Park

Playground, swings, pavilion, picnic tables, grills and basketball courts without light.

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1504 NE 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Carolyn Beatrice Parker Elementary Playground

Construction completed on Carolyn Beatrice Parker Park, a new neighborhood park, in August of 2019. ...

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1912 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32603
Catherine Taylor Park

Playground, multi-purpose field, softball field, basketball court, tennis court, pavilion and bathro ...

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18100 Douglas Street, High Springs, FL, 32643
Cedar Grove Park

Amenities: playground, dogs allowed with leash.

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1201 NE 22nd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Celebration United Methodist Church Accessible Community Playground

No child should be hindered from experiencing play, joy, laughter and fun. We wanted to provide a pl ...

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9501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Civic Center Recreation Center and Park

Multi-sized fields, including baseball and softball fields. Basketball Court with an additional free ...

19107 NW 240th Street, High Springs, FL, 32643
Clarence R Kelly Community Center

The City of Gainesville held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Clarence R. Kelly Community Cente ...

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1700 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Cofrin Nature Park

In the heart of urbanized west Gainesville, Cofrin Nature Park features a half-mile long hiking trai ...

4810 NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32606
Copeland Park

This is a county playground near the airport. The playground structure has a bouncy bridge and a tun ...

7020 NE 27th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Cora P. Roberson Park

This is a shady area with lots of benches and space for running around. There is no playground struc ...

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600 SW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Cynthia Moore Chestnut Park and Clark Butler Nature Preserve

The multi-purpose field can host soccer, softball or football games and there are basketball courts ...

2315 SE 35th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Depot Park

Romp in the Playground: Climb, run, slide, spin and experience this exciting custom play area! Desig ...

874 SE 4th St, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Dolliree Bowens Tot Lot #9

Picnic Tables, Playground, Dog Allowed w/ Leash.

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820 NW 4th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Earl P. Powers Park

This is a small playground located adjacent to a boat launch dock. There is a big oak tree perfect f ...

5910 SE Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne, FL, 32641
Easton Newberry Archery Center Playground

Playground equipment with slides, climbing features, monkey bars and a rock wall.

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24880 NW 16th Avenue, Newberry, FL, 32669
Feirmon E. Welch Park

AMENITIES: Basketball Court(s) Picnic Table(s) Playground Shelter

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13815 NW 142 Pl, Alachua, FL, 32615
Fred Cone Park and Eastside Recreation Center

This playground is behind the Eastside Community Center on East University Ave. The playground equip ...

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2801 E University Avennue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Freddie Warmack Park (aka East Park)

East Park has a toddler playground structure with 4 slides in a shaded area under some large trees. ...

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24505 Newberry Lane, Newberry, FL, 32609
Gerald Criswell Park

AMENITIES: Basketball Court(s) Picnic Table(s) Playground Shelter

15490 NW 25 B, Alachua, FL, 32615
Green Acres Park

Green Acres provides a mix of recreational opportunities. A playground and open field at the center ...

643 SW 40th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Greentree Park

This is a medium sized playground located right next to some city baseball fields, and around the co ...

3700 NW 19th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Grove Park

Grove Park serves the rural Hawthorne area. The park offers a playground and a shelter with tables. ...

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6300 SE 152 Street, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Haile Plantation West Park (Hampstead Park)

This playground is situated right in the middle of Haile Plantation, and is next to a large open fie ...

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SW 98th Terrace & SW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Haile Village Center Playground

This is a small fenced-in playground right in the heart of Haile Village Center. It’s a nice place t ...

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5100 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Hal Brady Recreation Complex

This is a spectacular playground! The equipment is brand new and there are multiple playground struc ...

14300 NW 146th Terrace, Alachua, FL, 32615
Hawthorne Athletic Park

The Park features four baseball/softball fields, a multipurpose field, a playground, small splash pa ...

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6000 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Hidden Gem Tot Lot

Basketball Courts w/o Light, Picnic Tables, Grills, Playground, Dog Allowed with Leash.

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3170 NW 20th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Hitchcock Baseball Park

The playground boasts many unique features such as a climbing apparatus shaped like an inch worm, an ...

15120 Main Street, Alachua, FL, 32615
Hogtown Creek Headwaters

From former pinelands and majestic upland mixed forest to shady fern-covered wetlands where water sl ...

1500 NW 45th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605
J.N. (Preacher) Copeland Park

AMENITIES: Baseball Field(s) Hiking Trails Playground Restrooms Nature Trail Pond Overlook

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13851 NW 126th Terr, Alachua, FL, 32615
Kanapaha Veteran's Memorial Park

This playground is very popular and offers activities for everyone. The park is often packed with ki ...

7400 SW 41st Place, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Kiwanis Challenge Park

Expansive park and playground area are located right around the corner from Green Tree Park. It was ...

2062 NW 36th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605

Alachua County Commission and the Alachua County School Board came together to unveil a new playgrou ...

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4401 SE 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Legacy Park Recreation Complex

All Inclusive playground that includes accessible ramps, an inclusive merry-go-round, musical instru ...

15400 Peggy Rd, Alachua, FL, 32615
Lincoln Park

This 35 acre park is located behind Lincoln Middle School. This small playground is tucked away unde ...

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900 SE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Lindsey Phillips Park

The park is owned and maintained by the City of Hawthorne. It is located on Johnson Lake and feature ...

6905 SE U.S. Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Little Orange Creek Nature Park

The park is located about 1.3 miles east of Hawthorne on Route 20. Historical Cemetery Horseshoe ...

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24115 SE Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Lois Forte Park (Triangle Park)

Two playground structures; one for kids and five and up and one for younger kids. It also features s ...

255 NW 260th St, Newberry, Florida, 32669
Mark S Hopkins SWAG Playground

The Mark S. Hopkins Park is the first pocket park developed by Alachua County. It is designed for pe ...

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817 SW 64th Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center (Gainesville)

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Multipurpose Center is a 19,000 square foot, air-conditioned facility lo ...

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1028 NE 14th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Maude Lewis Park

This playground is located off a semi-busy street in Alachua. The playground is located adjacent to ...

15731 NW 141st Street, Alachua, FL, 32615
Memorial Park

Park Amenities include Basketball Court, Concession Stand, Small Multi-Purpose Field, Pavilion, Play ...

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17380 NW US Highway 441, High Springs, FL, 32643
Millhopper Library Playground

Gated playground next to the library that can be accessed through the children’s department.

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3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Monteocha Park

Monteocha Park is a community park that serves the Gordon neighborhood and has a playground, basebal ...

803 NW 192 Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609