Enjoy the Perfect Park Day at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg, SC

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Have you visited Cleveland Park near downtown Spartanburg, SC? This gorgeous, heavily shaded park is located just off Asheville Highway and is the perfect place to spend the day with your family. This park has everything, from a large duck pond spotted with several species of bird, to an expansive playground. There is something new to experience with each visit. The park is handicap accessible, so everyone can enjoy the park without feeling restricted. So, grab your picnic basket and head to Spartanburg for a lovely day at Cleveland Park!

Cleveland Park in Spartanburg, SC

The “Great Adventure” PlayGround

The nature-themed play area features several towering structures, climbing towers, swing sets, and wiggly bridges. The entire play area is atop rubberized flooring to provide a safe place for children to run and play. The Tot Lot,  recommended for ages 2-5,  has an adorable sandbox with a metal digger to let your toddler scoop and pour to their heart’s content. There are also structures to climb that are the perfect size for younger children. The tot area has bucket swings, a xylophone, and monkey bars, perfect for the adventurous toddler in your family.

Tot Lot at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg, SC

The largest area, The Great Adventure zone, features a climbing wall, towering structures to climb, and caves underneath to escape the heat and let your imagination run wild! Several slides, tunnels, and rope bridges form the bulk of the park. Also, there is an exciting spinning roundabout that will have your kid giggling uncontrollably (while giving your arms a workout). A park would not be complete without swings, and this section has several swings and a tire swing! The play area is in direct sun, so be sure to pack sunscreen and water during the summer months to keep your kids happy and safe while they spend their day playing. There is a picnic table area in the shade where parents can relax while their children play, or families can enjoy lunch during their visit. 

Great Adventure zone at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg, SC

The Surrounding Park

Paved walking paths weaving through towering shade trees elevate the park’s beauty. Along these paths, you will find gazebos, a picturesque bridge, a large pond with several bird species, restrooms, and several other standout features. Be sure to bring your frozen peas and healthy snacks to feed the ducks! In addition, there are plenty of spots throughout the park to have a picnic in the grass, with more formal facilities available for rent, and picnic tables spotted throughout the entire park. If you are looking to work out during your walk, you can locate outdoor fitness equipment throughout the park. Looking to host a large event? No problem! There is a gorgeous event rental space at the John B. Cleveland Event Center as well. Cleveland Park has so much to offer for children, families, and anyone looking to get out and enjoy the beauty of Spartanburg.

Pond at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg, SC

Plan Your Trip to Cleveland Park

141 North Cleveland Park Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Contact: (864) 562-4150

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Erin Gorges
About the Author
Erin is a Greenville, South Carolina native who loves taking her two young daughters on adventures around the Upstate. Erin enjoys gardening, hiking, and dabbling in DIY projects. Her favorite things to do with her husband and kids include sensory activities, swimming, playing with their dogs, and exploring the local state and national parks.

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