Do you ever find yourself at yet another boring park with only a grassy area and nothing to do? This list of 7 parks in Birmingham all have a playground to keep your kids entertained for hours!
Railroad Park – 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Railroad Park is known as “Birmingham’s Living Room,” providing a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham’s downtown area with Southside and UAB’s campus. Railroad park also has many different play areas and play sets different from any park in Birmingham.
Homewood Central Park – 1632 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
Homewood Central Park is located in the heart of Homewood, right next to the Recreational Center. Homewood Park has an amazing playground with lots of structures to climb on and many swings. This park also has many pavilions with seating for a great place to find shade.
Avondale Park – 4101 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Avondale Park is a beautiful park with tons of open space to play and run around. In the center of the park is a giant lake that is home to lots of wildlife. This park also has a play area seated right next to the water.
Leeds Memorial Park – 1159 Montevallo Rd SW, Leeds, AL 35094
Leeds Memorial Park has an extravagant play set that will keep your kids entertained for hours! This playset many levels, slides, and swings, making this easily of the best options on this list. This park also features a small lake and a giant pavilion for easy access to shade.
Wald Park – 1973 Merryvale Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Wald Park was recently remodeled, turning the completely wooden playset many Birmingham natives knew into the new and improved one we see today. This playset is one of the best options on this list.
Patriot Park (West Homewood) – 710 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood, AL, 35209
Patriot Park is also one of the newest on this list, with its remodel in 2019. Patriot Park has an amazing play area and lots of open grass areas with a sidewalk path around it. This park is located across the street from the new ice cream shop, neighbors, for a convenient sweet treat.
Veterans Park – 4800 Valleydale Rd, Meadowbrook, AL 35242
Veterans Park has another amazing option for a fun play set. Lots of open space and trails are another amazing feature of this park. It also has a beautiful lake next to it!