Find Playgrounds in Boston

Looking for a local playground to take your children to? We can help you find the playground you’re looking for. Find the best playgrounds in Boston, Cambridge, Brookline and Somerville. We also have some recommendations of the best playgrounds in Boston – find one that your children will love!

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Top Playgrounds in Boston

Here are our choices for the best playgrounds in Boston, Brookline, Somerville and Cambridge (updated for 2024):

Alexander Kemp Playground in Cambridge Common has unique water features, a sandbox and equipment made of naturally decay-resistant wood branches.

Gold Star Mothers Park in East Cambridge has playground with a splash pad with wonderful water features and a large, fenced-in playground area.

A recently renovated playground, Fallon field has new equipment that kids will love, including a climbing structure and an extra-long slide. Fallon Field is located in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood.

Sweeney Playground is one of the best playgrounds in South Boston. It is a unique playground with rope and climbing structures that kids will enjoy.

In East Cambridge, by the Charles River, North Point Park is a kid and dog-friendly park that has a playground, tot lot and splash pad.

Menino Park in Charlestown has endless playground equipment for kids of all ages, plenty of benches, and views of Boston Harbor.

A popular park in Boston, the Esplanade playground has great equipment for kids of all ages, including a climbing structure and zip line.

Located in Somerville near North Cambridge, Lincoln Park has an extensive amount of playground equipment, including a large climbing structure and slide.

Allston-Brighton

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Back Bay-Fenway

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Dorchester

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Downtown

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East Boston

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Hyde Park

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Jamaica Plain

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Roxbury

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South End

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Southie

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Playgrounds By Neighborhood

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