Best playgrounds in Portland

Check out the top playgrounds in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Laurelhurst Park
1. Laurelhurst Park
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107 local reviews
SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd & Stark St, Portland
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 503-823-2525
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Pasha
Beautiful park with duck pound, walking trails, basketball court and a lovely playground only 8 blocks from us…
Erica & Tim
Laurelhurst had the same designer as New York's Central Park. This park is great for jogging, picnicking, loun…
Tara
The country's first park to be placed on the national registry of historic places. Laurelhurst Park includes …
1. Laurelhurst Park
1. Laurelhurst Park
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107 local reviews
SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd & Stark St, Portland
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 503-823-2525
Pasha
Pasha
Beautiful park with duck pound, walking trails, basketball court and a lovely playground only 8 blocks from us. ****************************…
Erica & Tim
Erica & Tim
Laurelhurst had the same designer as New York's Central Park. This park is great for jogging, picnicking, lounging, picnicking, or playing y…
Tara
Tara
The country's first park to be placed on the national registry of historic places. Laurelhurst Park includes a basketball court, soccer fie…
2. Sewallcrest Park
2. Sewallcrest Park
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8 local reviews
Southeast 31st Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Brittany And Doug
A wide open park with lots of green fields and playground equipment.
Torrance
Still has some of the old-school playground equipment. The stuff that isn't allowed in most playgrounds. Nic…
Brittany And Doug
A wide open park with lots of green fields and playground equipment.
2. Sewallcrest Park
2. Sewallcrest Park
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8 local reviews
Southeast 31st Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Brittany And Doug
Brittany And Doug
A wide open park with lots of green fields and playground equipment.
Torrance
Torrance
Still has some of the old-school playground equipment. The stuff that isn't allowed in most playgrounds. Nice fields too
Brittany And Doug
Brittany And Doug
A wide open park with lots of green fields and playground equipment.
3. Alberta Park
3. Alberta Park
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46 local reviews
1905 NE Killingsworth St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Jenn
The park includes a basketball court, dog off-leash area, playground, soccer field, softball field and tennis …
Dan And Bean
A large park with a half-mile loop trail for running or walking. Also, baseball diamond, covered basketball co…
Jennifer
Lovely trees, covered basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball field, playground for the kids, and nice trai…
3. Alberta Park
3. Alberta Park
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46 local reviews
1905 NE Killingsworth St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Jenn
Jenn
The park includes a basketball court, dog off-leash area, playground, soccer field, softball field and tennis court, as well as paved and un…
Dan And Bean
Dan And Bean
A large park with a half-mile loop trail for running or walking. Also, baseball diamond, covered basketball courts, tennis courts and variou…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Lovely trees, covered basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball field, playground for the kids, and nice trails make this a quiet getaway s…
4. Irving Park
4. Irving Park
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29 local reviews
707 NE Fremont St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Cibyl
Located across the street from Plum Blossom Cottage. Basketball and tennis courts. Large trees, children's pla…
Jim
Great park and picnic spot just a block away from the house. Playground, open fields, baseball, tennis, basket…
Matt
Great park for nearly everything: tennis, soccer, basketball, wiffle ball, frisbee, picnic, etc. Has a playgro…
4. Irving Park
4. Irving Park
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29 local reviews
707 NE Fremont St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Cibyl
Cibyl
Located across the street from Plum Blossom Cottage. Basketball and tennis courts. Large trees, children's playground and splashing fountain…
Jim
Jim
Great park and picnic spot just a block away from the house. Playground, open fields, baseball, tennis, basketball, soccer, trees, dogs, pic…
Matt
Matt
Great park for nearly everything: tennis, soccer, basketball, wiffle ball, frisbee, picnic, etc. Has a playground with a water feature! We u…
5. Mount Tabor
5. Mount Tabor
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165 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
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Felicia
Mount Tabor is an extinct volcano right inside the city limits of Portland and has grassy areas for relaxing o…
Nicole
An extinct volcano in Portland! Great place to take a picnic, hang out by the reservoirs, and enjoy the view o…
Pasha
My Favorite Park ! Great inner city hiking trails. Gorgeous views of the city and of Mt. Hood. Lovely playgrou…
5. Mount Tabor
5. Mount Tabor
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165 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
Felicia
Felicia
Mount Tabor is an extinct volcano right inside the city limits of Portland and has grassy areas for relaxing or playing with friends. In add…
Nicole
Nicole
An extinct volcano in Portland! Great place to take a picnic, hang out by the reservoirs, and enjoy the view of our beautiful city. Has ni…
Pasha
Pasha
My Favorite Park ! Great inner city hiking trails. Gorgeous views of the city and of Mt. Hood. Lovely playground too. Very close to us, abou…
6. Westmoreland Park Nature Playground
6. Westmoreland Park Nature Playground
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17 local reviews
7530 Southeast 22nd Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-2525
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Scott
The Nature Playground is a great place for young kids. Sand pits, logs to walk on, hand pumps to operate, toys…
Ryan
This park has a great natural playground with sand, water, slides made out of logs and a climbing structure ma…
Victoria
While you're enjoying the city, take a moment and stretch your legs at Westmoreland Park! Unlike most playgro…
6. Westmoreland Park Nature Playground
6. Westmoreland Park Nature Playground
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17 local reviews
7530 Southeast 22nd Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-2525
Scott
Scott
The Nature Playground is a great place for young kids. Sand pits, logs to walk on, hand pumps to operate, toys to play with etc. The Portla…
Ryan
Ryan
This park has a great natural playground with sand, water, slides made out of logs and a climbing structure made with natural materials.
Victoria
Victoria
While you're enjoying the city, take a moment and stretch your legs at Westmoreland Park! Unlike most playgrounds, this is a fun nature par…
7. Washington Park
7. Washington Park
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78 local reviews
4033 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-319-0999
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Amy
The Zoo, Rose Garden, World Forestry Center, Children's Museum, Hoyt Arboretum, Japanese Garden, and a great p…
Erica
Nice playgrounds, great place to picnic, International Rose Test Garden is beautiful in the summer. This park …
Terry & Barbara
Beautiful place with lots to see and do. Washington Park is a public urban park, which includes the Portland Z…
7. Washington Park
7. Washington Park
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78 local reviews
4033 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-319-0999
Amy
Amy
The Zoo, Rose Garden, World Forestry Center, Children's Museum, Hoyt Arboretum, Japanese Garden, and a great playground can all be found up …
Erica
Erica
Nice playgrounds, great place to picnic, International Rose Test Garden is beautiful in the summer. This park is near NW 23rd shopping and r…
Terry & Barbara
Terry & Barbara
Beautiful place with lots to see and do. Washington Park is a public urban park, which includes the Portland Zoo, forestry museum, arboretum…
8. OMSI
8. OMSI
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131 local reviews
1945 SE Water Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:30 AM
+1 503-797-4000
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Amanda
OMSI is like a science playground. EVERYTHING in the exhibits is interactive. It's great for kids of all ages…
Amber
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is one of the top science museums in the nation that is not only a f…
Victoria
Not your typical museum! OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) is a haven for hands on scientific expl…
8. OMSI
8. OMSI
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131 local reviews
1945 SE Water Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:30 AM
+1 503-797-4000
Amanda
Amanda
OMSI is like a science playground. EVERYTHING in the exhibits is interactive. It's great for kids of all ages.
Amber
Amber
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is one of the top science museums in the nation that is not only a fantastic place to visit for ad…
Victoria
Victoria
Not your typical museum! OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) is a haven for hands on scientific exploration for the whole family. …
9. Mt. Tabor Park
9. Mt. Tabor Park
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100 local reviews
SE Salmon St, Portland
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 503-823-7529
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Dyche
Mt. Tabor is one of four dormant volcanoes located in a US City. It is part of the ironically named Boring Lav…
Wendy
This park sits on an extinct cinder cone and is only a mile away. You can go for a run along the trails, play …
Lisa
Just a few minute walk from The Cottage, Mt. Tabor Park is ENORMOUS. It has two giant historic reservoirs (th…
9. Mt. Tabor Park
9. Mt. Tabor Park
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100 local reviews
SE Salmon St, Portland
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 503-823-7529
Dyche
Dyche
Mt. Tabor is one of four dormant volcanoes located in a US City. It is part of the ironically named Boring Lava Field, and three other cinde…
Wendy
Wendy
This park sits on an extinct cinder cone and is only a mile away. You can go for a run along the trails, play in the playground, or catch li…
Lisa
Lisa
Just a few minute walk from The Cottage, Mt. Tabor Park is ENORMOUS. It has two giant historic reservoirs (the Mt Tabor neighborhoods are c…
10. Colonel Summers Park
10. Colonel Summers Park
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9 local reviews
Colonel Summers Park, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-823-2525
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Ali And Mike
City Park with lots of stuff to do! Picnic area, basketball court, playground, softball field, tennis court an…
Carey
It's so close. Playground for the kids. I like to swing too.
Isidore
Dodge ball tournaments on Monday nights (summer) in the tennis courts, and the occasional flame throwers and s…
10. Colonel Summers Park
10. Colonel Summers Park
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9 local reviews
Colonel Summers Park, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-823-2525
Ali And Mike
Ali And Mike
City Park with lots of stuff to do! Picnic area, basketball court, playground, softball field, tennis court and backboard, volleyball court…
Carey
Carey
It's so close. Playground for the kids. I like to swing too.
Isidore
Isidore
Dodge ball tournaments on Monday nights (summer) in the tennis courts, and the occasional flame throwers and slack liners hang out here thro…
11. Gabriel Park
11. Gabriel Park
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12 local reviews
Southwest 45th Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Ariel
Enormous park! Has walking trails through grassy hills and wooded forest, tennis courts, skate park, basketbal…
Aimee
Large park just down the street from our house. Trails, playgrounds, community center with pool, skate park, t…
Sally K.
This is just a beautiful mix of playgrounds, big open spaces with views to the Coast range, fantastic trees, a…
11. Gabriel Park
11. Gabriel Park
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12 local reviews
Southwest 45th Avenue, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Ariel
Ariel
Enormous park! Has walking trails through grassy hills and wooded forest, tennis courts, skate park, basketball courts, kids playgrounds. Ni…
Aimee
Aimee
Large park just down the street from our house. Trails, playgrounds, community center with pool, skate park, tennis courts, softball fields …
Sally K.
Sally K.
This is just a beautiful mix of playgrounds, big open spaces with views to the Coast range, fantastic trees, a skateboard park, bike paths, …
12. Sellwood Park
12. Sellwood Park
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11 local reviews
Southeast Miller Street, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Lisa
Half a block from the house. There are big trees, playground, tennis basketball courts and the pool.
Kathy
Beautiful old city park with spectacular 100 year old Douglas Fir trees and gorgeous greenery. Ball field, nic…
Judd
Fields, forest, playgrounds, pool, basketball courts, baseball diamonds and walking paths that extend through …
12. Sellwood Park
12. Sellwood Park
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11 local reviews
Southeast Miller Street, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Lisa
Lisa
Half a block from the house. There are big trees, playground, tennis basketball courts and the pool.
Kathy
Kathy
Beautiful old city park with spectacular 100 year old Douglas Fir trees and gorgeous greenery. Ball field, nice kids playground equipment, a…
Judd
Judd
Fields, forest, playgrounds, pool, basketball courts, baseball diamonds and walking paths that extend through Oaks Bottom for hikes through …