Playgrounds and Parks

This page lists kids outdoor playgrounds and recreational parks in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Poe Springs Park

The spring basin is accessible either from the Santa Fe River, or from a boardwalk 1,000 feet from t ...

28800 NW 182nd Avenue, High Springs, Fl, 32643
Porter's Community Center

This is a small playground located next to the Porter’s Community Center. It features a great rock w ...

512 SW 2nd Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: Yes
Possum Creek Park

Possum Creek Park features mowed recreation fields suitable for ballgames, flying kites, frisbee and ...

4009 NW 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Restrooms: Yes
Reserve Park

This park has features for everyone! An original sculpture and service flags line the 8th Ave. entry ...

700 NE 11th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: Yes
Roper Park

Within walking distance of downtown, this scenic green square offers a place to play and a place to ...

415 NE 2nd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: None, but the Thomas Center is nearby
Rosa B Williams Community Center

A small add-on to the community center, featuring a rock wall, swings and a traditional playground s ...

524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: In the Community Center
Rotary Park at Jonesville

Playground at the Jonesville Sports Complex. Trails are located nearby. Located across the parking l ...

14100 NW 32nd Avenue, Jonesville, FL, 32669
Restrooms: Yes
San Felasco Park

At Gainesville's northwestern edge lies this beautiful forested oasis, recently transferred to the C ...

6400 NW 43rd Way, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Restrooms: Yes
Seminary Tot Lot

Paved Trail, Picnic Table, Grills, Playground, Dog Allowed w/ Leash.

1007 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: None
Sharmie Ffar Park

Picnic Tables, Playground, Dogs allowed w/ leash.

321 NW 10th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: No
Smokey Bear Park

Benches; a dog park; barbecue grills; playground equipment, including overhead climbers and swings; ...

2500 NE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Restrooms: No
Springtree Park

Springtree Park features a small playground and picnic area, as well as nature trails that pass thro ...

2700 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Restrooms: No
Squirrel Ridge Park

This playground is situated next to a large field as well as soccer fields. Right next to the playgr ...

1603 Williston Road, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Restrooms: No
Sugarfoot Oaks Neighborhood Pocket Park

Kids in the unincorporated area of southwest Gainesville have a shiny new pocket park thanks to Wild ...

817 SW 64th Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Restrooms: No
Sweetwater Park

Located directly behind the Museum, the park is a joint effort of the Matheson Museum and the City o ...

513 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
TB McPherson Park

Amenities: Parking, Restrooms, Basketball Courts w/ Light, Diamond Fields for Baseball/Softball, Ten ...

1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Restrooms: Yes
Tom Petty Park

Diamond Fields for Baseball/Softball, Multipurpose Field, Racquet Ball Courts, Tennis Courts w/ Ligh ...

400 NE 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: Yes
Tot Lot #2

This small park is tucked into a small neighborhood off Williston Road. There are big kid swings as ...

832 SE 9th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: No
Tumblin Creek Park

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

600 SW Depot Aveune, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Restrooms: None
Walter Howard Park


115 NW 13th Street, High Springs, FL, 32643
Restrooms: No
Westside Park

This is one of the most popular playgrounds in Gainesville. There are three main playground structur ...

1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Restrooms: Located in the Recreational Building on the other side ...
Woodlawn Park

This neighborhood playground is located right next to a Boys and Girls Club. The equipment is brand ...

1900 SE 4th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32602
Restrooms: In the Boys and Girls Club