Updated by the TMoM team

One of the many wonderful things about raising a family in the Triad is all the parks available to us! We recently updated our list with new park and playground suggestions from readers, and also added in pics and notes about walking trails! It’s our hope you’ll discover new places to take your family – whether it’s right down the road or on the other side of the Triad. If you have a favorite park not listed below, please email us and we’ll get it added!

To search for parks, simply click the city name below to jump to parks in that general area. Each park listing is also linked the park’s website for more information and directions.

Please visit our other Parks & Playground directories here:

Burlington & Surrounding Areas
High Point, Kernersville & Surrounding Areas
Winston-Salem & Surrounding Areas

Arboretum Lindley Park

Website: greensborobeautiful.org/gardens/greensboro_arboretum.php
Address:
401 Ashland Drive, Greensboro
Walking Path: A flower filled paved walk allows for a nice place to run or walk around.  Can be a little noisy due to nearby roads but is extremely stroller friendly.
Playground? Yes – located at Lindley Park – has swings
Bathroom on Site? Yes but locked during winter

     

Bur-Mill Park

Website: guilfordcountync.gov/our-county/county-parks/bur-mil-park
Address:
5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd, Greensboro
Features: Picnic shelters, porches, a pool, a wildlife education center, golf course, tennis courts, hiking trails, and a playground.
Walking Path: A great walking or jogging path with paved and unpaved parts of the trail. It has scenic views as you do cross over bodies of water. Still overall stroller friendly which kids will enjoy!
Playground? Yes with swings
Bathroom on Site? Yes

Cascade Park

Website: greensboro-nc.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory
Address:
3400 Watauga Drive, Greensboro
Features: Park sits next to a stream and has a playground.
Playground? Yes with swings
Bathroom on Site? No

Country Park

Website: greensboro-nc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/parks-gardens/country-park
Address: 3905 Nathaniel Green Dr.  Greensboro, 27455
Features: Playgrounds, multiple picnic shelters, walking and biking trails, 2 fishing lakes, bark park, paddle boats (May-October), and Veterans Memorial.
Walking Path: Yes. There is a 3.2-mile paved walking path that is perfect for strollers and is good for all skill levels.
Playground: Yes.
Bathrooms: Yes.

Guilford County National Military Park

Website: nps.gov/guco/index.htm
Address:
2332 New Garden Rd. Greensboro, 27410
Features: Walking trails and historic monuments. Visit the visitor’s center for information on the Battleground Tour.
Walking Path: Yes. There is a 2.25-mile loop that is paved with many historic monuments along the way.
Playground: No.
Bathrooms: Yes

Hamilton Lakes Park

Website: carolinabirdclub.org/birdingnc/hamilton_lakes.html
Address: A private property located in an upscale residential neighborhood. Visit web sites for specific directions.
Features: Great place to bring kids for a little exercise.
Playground? Yes – located at the northern end of the trail – has swings
Bathroom on Site? No

Johnson Park

Website: greensboro-nc.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/FacilityDirectory
Address: 1300 Briarcliff Road, Greensboro (Behind Irving Park and Latham Park neighborhoods on Briarcliff Rd, which can be accessed from Wendover Ave or Sunset Ave.)
Features: Great playground, huge grass area for picnics and running, concrete for basketball or ride-on toys, and picnic tables. Perfect park for kids of all ages because you can easily keep an eye on all of them in different areas.
Playground? Yes with swings
Bathroom on Site? No

Lake Daniel Park

Website: greensboro-nc.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/FacilityDirectory/188/5540
Address: 410 Mimosa Drive, Greensboro, 27403
Features: The playground is perfect for littles and has a sandbox and community toy repository. There are natural areas, a creek, walking paths, tennis facilities, picnic tables and shelters.
Walking Path: Yes. It’s an easy 1-mile loop.
Playground: Yes.
Bathrooms: Yes

LeBauer Park

Website: greensboro-nc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/parks-gardens/lebauer-park-center-city-park
Address: 208 N. Davie St, Greensboro
Features: Huge grassy lawn, dog park, Peacehaven Sensory Space – a sculptural wall designed to be enjoyed by people who have sensory processing disorders, interactive fountains, ping pong and foosball tables
Playground? Yes, brand new with a sandbox and interactive type play
Bathroom on Site? Yes – it’s clean!

Oak Ridge Town Park

Website: oakridgenc.com/index.asp
Address: 6231 Lisa Drive (off of Linville Road, across from the Town Hall, Post Office and Fire Department)
Features: Two lighted multi-purpose football/soccer fields, two lighted baseball/softball fields, scoreboards, paved and unpaved walking trails, picnic shelters, a large playground, a pond, a dog park, a concession stand/restroom facility, and a second restroom building.
Walking Trails: Beautiful wooded walking trail located toward the rear of the park. There are also several miles of mountain bike trails that wind through the wooded area.
Playground? Yes, with swings
Bathroom on Site? Yes

Price Park

Website: greensboro-nc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/parks-gardens/price-park
Address: 1420 Price Park Rd., Greensboro (next to Kathleen Clay library)
Features: Beautiful trails – some paved, some rock, picnic shelter and Butterfly Garden
Walking Path: Beautiful walking trail that provide a scenic wooded view that is stroller friendly.
Playground? No
Bathroom on Site? In the library

       

Summerfield Community Park

Website:summerfieldnc.gov/index.asp
Address: 5404 Centerfield Road, Summerfield
Features: Walking and biking trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, exercise stations, fishing, and an outdoor amphitheater
Walking Path: A great place to go on a walk with the family.  You can walk down to a lake which is viewable from the playground.
Playground: Yes, with swings
Bathroom on Site: Yes, but they are very dirty

Tanger Family Bicentennial Gardens

Website: greensborobeautiful.org/gardens/bicentennial_garden.php
Address:
1105 Hobbs Rd, Greensboro, 27410
Features: A 7.5-acre garden with trails, a wedding gazebo, sensory garden and manmade creek. There are beautiful flowers and plantings as well as sculptures throughout.
Walking Path: Paved path that is perfect for a family walk.  A decent distance provides for a nice loop around and it is easy to jump onto the path at Bog Gardens as well.  There are beautiful flowers to view but also statues and historic information.
Playground: No.
Bathrooms: Yes

The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park

Website: greensborobeautiful.org/gardens/bog_garden.php
Address: 1101 Hobbs Road, Greensboro (Behind Friendly Center)
Features: Elevated walkway through the gardens’ seven acres. Perfect for a stroller walk!
Walking Path: A great path that is perfect to stop at after visiting the Friendly center with great areas to stop and sit directly off the path.
Playground? No
Bathroom on Site? No

 

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