Need a park perfect for your younger child in Greenville? You know that feeling you get when your 2-year-old goes running full blast towards a sheer drop-off on a huge playground? It’s not a good one. You need a playground that’s safe for your preschooler, and we understand. Here’s a list of playgrounds perfect for childen 2-5 years old!
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This little park is perfect for younger children! Enjoy the hunt for the states in the wall and a picnic at the shelter.
If you don’t think the large green space, enclosed preschool playground, large playground, paved walking trail and bench swings are enough, you can also head in to Lake Conestee Nature Preserve when you’re at this incredible park.
Read our review of Conestee 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.
Everyone can take an easy walk to Cedar Falls. There’s also a fun playground and even sand volleyball.
Read our review of Cedar Falls Park.
A paved walking trail winds through two baseball diamonds, a picnic shelter with restrooms and enclosed, sunny playgrounds.
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.
This small park has a paved loop that encircles two playgrounds and a large green space.
Read our review of Poinsett Park.
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.
Step down the stairs, away from the street and into a new playground that almost feels like a secret.
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.
Perfect for a hot day, head to this park for an enclosed playground, bench swings, a paved walking trail or even a train ride.
Read our review of Heritage Park.
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.
Set in an idyllic neighborhood off Augusta, this park has a large green space, new playground, picnic shelter and basketball court.
With an incredible water park to cool off in during the summer, and a big, sunny playground to warm up in during the winter, this is your year-round destination.
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.
The newly-renovated Century Park features the fairytale-themed Benson Automotive Kids Planet. Kids Planet is located in the shade and sun and includes:
Century Park also offers:
This park has a great paved walking trail going around 5 baseball diamonds and a big, sunny playground.
Read our review of David Jackson Park.
Home to the Greenville County Parks & Rec office, you will find a fully-accessible, sunny playground beside a preschool playground and lots of swings at the entrance off Old Spartanburg. If you go in the Scottswood entrance, you’ll find an enclosed, sunny playground with swings, a sandbox, and a grassy space. With a dog park, tennis courts, paved trail, and even an ice rink and bounce house inside, you will find something for everyone to love.
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.
This is a well-loved park year-round in Spartanburg where kids can play on airport-themed equipment and watch the planes overhead. During the summer, there is also a splash pad.
This park includes:
Located in a quiet neighborhood, your kids will love the paved loop around the green space, basketball court and sunny playgrounds.
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.