Best Houston Playgrounds

It’s time to start planning afternoon days in the park; with Spring only days away and summer right behind it, what better way to unplug the kids from their devices than to get them out and play at some of these fantastic parks Houston has to offer. 

Memorial Park Playground

Address: 6799 Haskell St, Houston, TX 77007
Phone: (713) 863-8403

Millions of Houstonians visit Memorial Park each year to enjoy the variety of activities available in the Park. The park is vast, and it has a fantastic playground that allows kids of all ages to climb, slide, crawl through tunnels, and much more. If you need a break from the playground, you can enjoy the many trails, tennis courts, and much more. www.memorialparkconservancy.org/visit/things-to-do/

Levy Park

Address: 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
Phone: (713) 522-7275

Located on Houston’s west side, Levy Park is a 6-acre park located in the Upper Kirby District. Kids can spend the day climbing, splashing in splash pads, and much more in this Urban space. www.levyparkhouston.org/

Buddy Carruth Playground for All Children

Address: 6001 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 837-0311

Buddy Carruth Playground opened in 1995 and offers fun for children of all abilities. Most playground equipment is handicap accessible, and the interactive water playground is a hit with kids in hot weather. www.houstontx.gov/parks/playgroundswithoutlimits/buddycarruthplayground.html

Matzke Park

Address: 13110 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77070
Phone: (281) 353-8100

You’ll find Matzke Park playground on a 19.4-acre facility. This all-inclusive barrier-free playground is surrounded by walking trails, a butterfly and sensory garden, and much more. The playground also has swings and special needs swings. www.hcp4.net/parks/matzke/

River Oaks Park

Address: 3600 Locke Ln, Houston, TX 77027
Phone: (713) 622-5998

River Oaks Park has a fully fenced playground with special equipment and a pumpkin carriage that kids can climb. The carriage encourages kids of all ages to use their imaginations. There is also a 0.25-mile hike and bike trail, tennis courts, and a lighted sports field. www.houstontx.gov/parks/communitycenters/cc-riveroaks.html

Cullen Park

Address: 19008 Saums Rd, Houston, TX 77084
Phone: (832) 395-7000

If you are looking for a place to cool off during the hot summer months, Cullen Park has a fantastic water playground. With giant misting flowers, geysers, and much more. The park also offers picnic tables, ball fields, an archery range, and much more. www.houstontx.gov/parks/parksites/cullenpark

Eastwood Park

Address: 5000 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, TX 77011
Phone: (832) 394-8805

Eastwood Park playground has something for the whole family. This fenced-in playground has a rock wall, a giant seesaw large enough for mom and day to join in on the fun, and so much more to keep the kids entertained for hours. Pack your lunch and bring your skateboard. www.houstontx.gov/parks/parksites/eastwoodpark.htm

Arthur Storey Park

Address: 7400 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Houston, TX 77036
Phone: (281) 496-2177

Arthur Storey Park is a Green space centered around a pond, with a jogging trail along a narrow bayou & a tai chi court. The playground is located along the trail with a large rope climbing gym. Kids can enjoy swings and a good size playscape. www.pct3.com/parks/storey-park

With so many playgrounds located all over Houston, you are sure to find your favorite spot or mix things up and visit different ones so the kids don’t get tired of going to the same playground all the time. 

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