Playgrounds and Parks

This page lists kids outdoor playgrounds and recreational parks in the Jacksonville, Florida area.
Kids Jacksonville: Playgrounds and Parks - Fun 4 First Coast Kids
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9A/Baymeadows Regional Park

This park offers the following amenities: Benches Bleachers Concession Stand Grills Picnic Shelters Picnic Tables Playground Equipment Restr ...

Area: Southside/Mandarin
8000 Baymeadows Road East, Jacksonville, FL, 32256
Arlington Lions Club

The Arlington Lions Club is a recreational area with many amenities including picnic areas, nature trails, and a boat ramp.

Area: Arlington
4322 Richard D. Gatlin Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32277
Balis Park

Balis Park is located in the middle of The Square at San Marco – a commercial district in south Jacksonville. Development of the San Marco subdivision ...

Area: San Marco
1999 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32207
Barney Browning Park

Barney Browning Park is located in the Norwood section of north Jacksonville, and was previously known as the Norwood Playground until the name change ...

Area: Northside/Airport
6014 Norwood Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 32208
Beach and Peach Urban Park

Beach and Peach Urban Park is located in the Southside Estates area of southeast Jacksonville between Anders and Beach Boulevards. Ernest and Evelyn A ...

10013 Anders Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32246
Bird Island Park

Bird Island Park is located at 100 Library Blvd behind the Ponte Vedra Beach Library. It is the first park travelers heading south along the Scenic A1 ...

Free: Yes
Area: Ponte Vedra Beach
101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Blue Cypress Park

The city-owned park named Blue Cypress in the Arlington section of Jacksonville, was at one time a local 18-hole golf course for the Edenfield River E ...

Area: Arlington
4012 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, FL, 32277
Restrooms: Yes
Boone Park

Boone park is a newly renovated park located in the Avondale area. In additions to areas for picnics and play, the Boone Park Tennis Complex is also l ...

Area: Riverside/Ortega
3700 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32205
Restrooms: 1
Buck Park

Buck Park is located in East Arlington, near the intersection of Fort Caroline Road and McCormick Road, in an area that was home to one of the earlies ...

Area: East Arlington
11128 McCormick Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32225
Bull Memorial Park

Located on the corner of 7th Street and East Coast Drive, Bull Memorial Park is home to a tennis court, an amphitheater area, a picnic area, a tetherb ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL, 32233
Cecil Field

Cecil Field’s history dates to the early years of World War II when new military bases were built across the United States to fight a two-front war. T ...

13531 Lake Newman Dr., Jacksonville, FL, 32221
Restrooms: Yes
Cesery Park

Cesery Park is located in Arlington’s Lake Lucina neighborhood, at the corner of Cesery Boulevard and Columbine Street. The park and boulevard are nam ...

Area: Arlington
2601 Cesery Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32211
Charles Reese Memorial Park

Originally known as Washington Heights Park, this site was renamed in honor of Charles Reese who was an active advocate in the Washington Heights com ...

Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
7260 Ken Knight Dr. W, Jacksonville, FL, 32208
Charles “Boobie” Clark Park, Center and Pool

The park known as Charles “Boobie” Clark was formerly called Sherwood Forest Playground. This park is named after Jacksonville native Charles E. Clark ...

Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
8793 Sibbald Rd., Jacksonville, FL, 32208
Restrooms: Yes
Chets Creek Elementary

The Duval County School Board and the City of Jacksonville have a joint-use agreement allowing the general public to use this facility at specific tim ...

13200 Chets Creek Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32224
Chuck Rogers Park

The park is named for Chuck Rogers (1909-1980), who worked for the Parks and Recreation Department for more than 40 years. Rogers started and ran the ...

Area: Southside/Mandarin
11950 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32223
Restrooms: yes
Confederate Park, Playground and Dog Park

This grouping of parks in Jacksonville's Historic Springfield area includes a serene fountain setting, statues, a fenced 2.87-acre dog park and a play ...

Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
956 Hubbard St., Jacksonville, FL
Deerwood Rotary Childrens Park

The Deerwood Rotary Club, with the financial assistance of the City of Jacksonville, contracted for the development of this colorful, unique park and ...

Area: Southside/Mandarin
7901 Baymeadows Road East, Jacksonville, FL, 32256
Donner Park and Community Center

Donner Park consists of over 5 acres of park land. Donner Park has a full basketball court, a softball field, a large sand playground area and a Commu ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
2072 George Street, Atlantic Beach, FL, 32233
Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger program provides fun activities for kids while enjoying our local state parks! By completing fun activities, kids can learn about wh ...

Flynn Park

lynn Park is located in the Mandarin area of southeast Jacksonville, near the intersection of Flynn and Orange Picker Roads. The park is named for Jam ...

Area: Southside/Mandarin
2738 Orange Pickers Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32223
Restrooms: yes
Friendship Fountain

This downtown, riverfront destination includes open green space, seating and the iconic, colorful, musical Friendship Fountain. This is a City of Jack ...

Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
1015 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL
Gonzales Park

This is a park managed by the City of Jacksonville Beach. Amenities: Two sheltered picnic areas Playground equipment BBQ grills Two ballfiel ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
2nd Avenue North & 10th Street North, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Hemming Park

Read a book. Take a yoga class. Enjoy a concert. Get together with your friends for food, music and fun. Sometimes soothing and relaxing; at other tim ...

Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
117 W Duval St, Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Restrooms: At the Main Library Across Laura St.
Hugenot Tennis Facility

The Jacksonville Beach Tennis Center is located at Huguenot Park, one block from the ocean. A 7-court facility (6 lit, 1 unlit) will now include one n ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
3rd Street between 16th and 19th Avenue South, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Jack Russell Park

Russell Park, one of Atlantic Beach’s most frequently used parks, rests on 12 acres of park land and consists of a large picnic pavilion (available by ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
800 Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach, FL, 32233
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Play Park is a place where children learn about and re-connect with nature while having fun. It occupies 2.5 acres locate ...

Area: Northside/Airport
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
Jarboe Park

Jarboe Park has a playground, volleyball courts, a lake and pavilions. Enjoy this park near the beach!

Area: Beaches/Mayport
301 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach, FL, 32266
Jim King Park

This park includes restrooms, a picnic area, playground, a fishing area and boat ramp. The ramp is used as headquarters for the Greater Jacksonville K ...

Sisters Creek Marina Drive, Jacksonville, FL
Johansen Park

Johansen Park is a 12-acre passive park off of Seminole Rd. in the Selva Marina neighborhood. Just blocks from the ocean, Johansen has a canopy of tre ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
1300 Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach, FL, 32233
Jordan Park and Community Center

Jordan Park is an active park with 1.5 acres of wooded park. Jordan Park consists of a large playground area, trees, covered picnic pavilions, grill, ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
1671 Francis Avenue, Atlantic Beach, FL, 32233
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park

Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park is a 450-acre oceanfront park with pristine beaches, a freshwater lake, extensive trails and full service campground. One of ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
500 Wonderwood Drive, Jacksonville, FL, 32233
Klutho Park Springfield

Klutho Park in historic Springfield offers many amenities such as a multiuse field, tennis courts, a softball court, picnic shelters, restrooms, and a ...

Area: Riverside/Ortega
204 W. 3rd Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32206
Lannie Road Park

This site is home to Gateway Radio Control Club, an association of radio control model airplane experts. The park includes picnic tables with work ben ...

Lew Brantley Park

This 90-acre park includes a community center, basketball courts,picnic areas, nature trail with fitness stations and the "Field of Dreams" Miracle Le ...

Area: Westside
8435 118th Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32224
Losco Park

Originally known as Southeast Regional Park North, Losco Regional Park is located on Hood Road South, north of Losco Road near Julington Creek. Conven ...

Area: Southside/Mandarin
10931 Hood Road South, Jacksonville, FL, 32257
Mandarin Park

Mandarin Park is located adjacent to Julington Creek in the Mandarin section of southeast Jacksonville. A leading producer of oranges in North America ...

Area: Southside/Mandarin
14780 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32223
Restrooms: Yes
Maxville Park

Restrooms, community center, picnic tables, playground, baseball/softball fields, basketball courts. Photo credit: Jaxparks.

Free: Yes
Area: Westside
18065 Pennsylvania Ave., Jacksonville, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Memorial Park Riverside

Memorial Park lies nestled between Riverside Avenue and the St. Johns River. In 1918, the Jacksonville Rotary Club proposed the idea for a park to hon ...

Area: Riverside/Ortega
1620 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL, 32204
Murray Hill Playground and Splash Pad

Murray Hill Playground is located in the Murray Hill section of west Jacksonville. One of the City’s oldest schools, Ruth N. Upson Elementary (formerl ...

Area: Riverside/Ortega
4208 Kingsbury Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32205
Nocatee Community Park

In true Nocatee style, this 75-acre eco-friendly park celebrates the joys of Florida living. The Community Park is the epicenter of neighborly fun. It ...

Area: Nocatee
Restrooms: Yes
Nocatee Lakeside Wooden Park

This park has no slide or swings, but leaves room for plenty of imagination! Made of all wood, kids can climb, pull up, and walk their way through an ...

Area: Nocatee
Restrooms: No
Oceanfront Park

This is a 2-acre oceanfront park in Jacksonville Beach. A bronze statue, Sea Express, is the focal point of the park. This statue of a young boy ridin ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
1st Street South between 5th & 6th Avenues South, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Palmetto Leaves Regional Park

This park is 400 acres and includes picnic tables and shelters, grills, four softball fields, and a bike rack.

Area: Southside/Mandarin
5760 Greenland Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32257
Play Shore at St. Johns Town Center

Wolfson Children's Play Shore at St. John's Town Center is in the middle of fine Jacksonville shopping! Stop by to climb on the puffer fish, loggerhea ...

Area: St. Johns Town Center
4663 River City Dr., Jacksonville, Florida, 32246
Restrooms: Yes
Ray Green Park

Home to JAX BMX, this park's specialty track is open seven days a week, through the BMX club. Other features of the park include athletic fields, tenn ...

Area: Westside
2149 Leonid Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
Rose Park

Rose Park, located at the end of Orchid Street and West Plaza, is an active park that consists of a small playground area, swings, benches and a socce ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
1 Orchid Street, Atlantic Beach, FL, 32233
Rotary Park

This park is located behind Beach Marine, next to the Florida Marine Patrol Station. It hosts the following amenities: Boat Ramp Fishing pier Pic ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
2315 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
South Beach Park and Sunshine Playground (Splash Pad)

This park near the beach offers many amenities including a children’s playground, water splash pad open Memorial Day to Labor Day, fitness trail, bask ...

Area: Beaches/Mayport
Osceola Avenue and South Beach Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Southbank Riverwalk

Bordering the St. Johns River, directly opposite Jacksonville Landing , this 1 1/4-mile wooden zigzag boardwalk is usually filled with joggers, touris ...

Area: Downtown/Riverfront/Southbank
1001 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL, 32202