The downtown Greenville and surrounding area have a huge number of parks. Choose from great playgrounds, small neighborhood parks, picnic spots, nature trails and a whole lot more. This list of parks in Greenville will help you out!
Looking for more information about Parks in Greenville? Visit our Ultimate Guide to Parks in Greenville. You’ll find parks by location and amenities like basketball courts, swings and more.
Set in an idyllic neighborhood off Augusta, this park has a large green space, new playground, picnic shelter and basketball court.
With a fully-enclosed preschool playground in the shade and a big playground in the sun for the bigger kids, your children will love coming to this park. Bring your wheels and tennis rackets!
Read our review of Butler Springs.
This tranquil park has a large bridge that crosses the Reedy River, as well as bench swings and a green space.
Read our review of Cancer Survivors Park.
Step down the stairs, away from the street and into a new playground that almost feels like a secret.
Gower Park will be closed for major renovations until 2024.
Don’t miss the cool military tank by the tennis courts at this large, neighborhood park. There’s also a new playground, restroom and even a zip line!
Read our review of Gower Estates.
A sunny playground on sand sits beside a shady picnic shelter.
Close to Cherrydale, this park has a nice walking trail and a sunny, enclosed playground on the sand.
Your kids will love hanging, climbing and swinging at this big playground on the westside of Greenville.
Read our review of the Freetown Community Center.
While this park doesn’t have a picnic shelter, it has several picnic tables and a grill on a sunny, flat green space beside the playground. A sidewalk winds from the playground to the street.
This fantastical children’s garden set right outside Falls Park features a rainbow garden, paved trail, characters from children’s stories and more.
Read our review of Linky Stone Park.
A portion of The Children’s Garden at Linky Stone Park will be closed until the end of July 2022. If participating in Park Hop, the clues are still accessible.
Bring your bikes for the Swamp Rabbit Trail, visit Major Rudolph Anderson’s Memorial, walk the Fernwood Nature Trail, relax in the Rock Quarry Garden, and play sports at this large park in the city of Greenville. The tennis courts were just resurfaced and a new pickleball court was installed.
The huge Unity Park is gorgeous. Families will love the wide-open spaces, playgrounds, shelters, paved trails, and of course, the splash pad.
There is also nearby dining and a wetland preserve.
Located in the historic Brandon Mill area, enjoy a picnic, some baseball and fun on the playground.
Read our review of Shoeless Joe Jackson Memorial Park.
Set in the Nicholtown neighborhood right off Laurens Road, have fun at the colorful, new playground and full basketball court.
Located right off of Stone Avenue in the city of Greenville, your children will love the new playground and scavenger hunt.
Read our review of Railroad Mini Park.
The city just built three new bridges, a new playground, and a new mini-golf course at the oldest park in Greenville!
Read our review of McPherson Park.
This shady playground with lots of swings is surrounded by soccer fields and a paved walking trail.
Nature trails ranging from easy to strenuous, Lake Placid, a sunny playground, and a large green space await you at this state park!
Read our review of Paris Mountain State Park.
This quiet, neighborhood park has a sand pit with a digger, basketball court, swings and a shady playground.
This park has a basketball court under cover with lights, swings, a new playground with a zip line and even a lending library. You can find restrooms inside the community center.
Read our review of Juanita Butler Community Center.
Set in a quiet, mature neighborhood right inside the City of Greenville, children will love the new playground, swingset and sidewalk for their wheels.
Read our review of University Park.
Set with some distance from the waterpark, your children will love the two playgrounds encircled by a walking trail and beside a picnic shelter.
Read our review of Lakeside Park.
This community center has a paved path, picnic shelter and playground.
Not to be confused with Croft State Park, this park sits beside Stone Academy and features a sunny playground, swings and paved walking trail.
So many fun things to do at this sunny playground.
Read our review of West Greenville Community Center.
This neighborhood park has a great frisbee golf course, a walking trail that goes over a creek, and lots of swings.
Read our review of Timmons Park.
Right around the corner from a trolley stop, enjoy a day at this historic, neighborhood park with a new playground.
Read our review of Pinckney-Fludd Park.
Brookside Forest has a small park set along the trickling stream and under the canopy of large trees.
With a new playground in the sun plus a frisbee golf course in the woods, this neighborhood park is perfect for a cold or warm day. The tennis courts were just resurfaced and a new pickleball court was installed.
Read our review of Holmes Park.
This small playground has a tire swing, picnic shelter and swings.
Located at the site of the former Hopewell Hospital, built in 1930, Herdklotz has a large paved walking trail that weaves around sand volleyball courts, soccer fields, and two amazing playgrounds.
Read our review of Herdklotz Park.
Your children will love watching the planes take off and land at this fully-enclosed park right beside the Downtown Greenville Airport. You can even enjoy a scavenger hunt!
Read our review of Runway Park.
There is so much to do on this new playground with a large grassy space behind it.
Read our review of Staunton Bridge Community Center.
This enclosed playground has a cool climbing wall.
What a fun playground at this community center!
This section of the 25 miles of Swamp Rabbit Trail runs near Laurens Road in Greenville, SC.
The trail is great for walking, exercising, biking, and more!
You will find a large playground with lots of swings at this playground beside the Westside Aquatic Complex.
Read our review of Westside Park.
This little park is perfect for younger children! Enjoy the hunt for the states in the wall and a picnic at the shelter.
Modeled after Central Park, this is the perfect park for picnics, kite-flying, walks and play of all kinds.
Read our review of Legacy Park.
The perfect park for a hot day, bring a basketball, ball and glove, or even just a picnic to enjoy by the small playground in this shady, neighborhood park right off Main Street in Greenville.
Read our review of North Main Rotary Park.
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Stroll across Greenville’s iconic Liberty Bridge, picnic by the river, and let your kids cool off at the city’s only splash pad. You can also turn your visit into a scavenger hunt if you look for the butterflies from the Butterfly Keeper Project.
Read our review of Falls Park.