Outdoor Playgrounds in Plano
Whenever we have nice weather it’s fun to take kids to a great outdoor playground. This can really benefit you as a Mom!
The kids can run off some steam and then hopefully sleep well that night. Isn’t that what we are always wanting??
Lucky for us we have so many wonderful playgrounds around our area. Here’s a look at the 12 awesome outdoor playgrounds in Collin County.
Address: 901 E 15th Street, Plano, TX 75074
Located in downtown Plano, this park has so much to offer. They hold so many family-friendly events throughout the year here as well. On-site, they also have a gazebo, pond, and it’s also home to Interurban Railway Museum. Restrooms are on location next to the playground area and the DART station is within walking distance from this park too.
This area also makes one of our top places to take outdoor photos!
Address: 3800 Rainier Road, Plano, TX 75023
Image courtesy of Plano Mom Katie Foster Call
Located near Christie Elementary, this is a great area to see nature, play on playgrounds, fish, or just walk the trails!
Address: 2800 Maumelle Drive, Plano, TX 75023
Plano’s newest park that just opened in April of 2017. It’s an all-abilities park meaning it’s great for kids all types of kids- even kids in wheelchairs. There’s several tables that are covered, a sand volleyball court, and nice trails nearby. Restrooms are on location.
Address: 2601 San Gabriel Drive, Plano, TX 75074
This is a great place to pack a picnic and spend several hours. There’s a nice play area and a large pond with a bike trail around it. This makes a great place to watch the fireworks in the summer time!!
Address: 3800 Rainier Road, Plano, TX 75023
Another great place to go and spend the entire day. If you love to be outside with the kids this is an awesome place to be! This park has over 200 acres! Jogging, biking, hiking, and more, this is a beautiful spot in Plano.
Take a picnic or go spend a few fun hours in nature.
Check out these 23 Great Places to Hike on Nature Trails in the area
image courtesy of Plano Mom Alegra Reich
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Russell Creek Park
Address: 3500 McDermott Road, Plano, TX 75025
Russell Creek is a large community park with dedicated athletic complexes for soccer and baseball. The park also has:
- Hike/bike trails
- Small lake
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Address: 2501 Mission Ridge Road, Plano, TX 75075
Address: 1200 Mill Valley Drive, Plano, TX 75075
Liberty Park is a neighborhood park with a M41-A3 Walker Bulldog tank which weighs 23.5 Tons, is 26.9 feet long and 8.9 feet wide. It has a 76-millimeter gun and could travel at 45 miles per hour.
These tanks were produced in the 1950s by the Cadillac Plant at Cleveland, Ohio. This model of tank was provided by the United States to the South Vietnamese and used very successfully against the North Vietnamese T54/55 tanks in the Republic of Vietnam during the 1950s and 1960s.
Address: 3601 Mission Ridge Road, Plano, TX 75023
Buckhorn Park features a pavilion, basketball court, volleyball courts, playground, backstops, practice fields and a walking trail-loop to the interior of the park.
Copper Creek Park
Address: 1500 Copper Creek Drive, Plano, TX 75075
At Arrowhead Park, you’ll find:
- Baby Swings
- 2 Grills
- Hike/bike trail
- Multi-use court
- Picnic tables
- Open sports practice fields (first come, first served)
Address: 2500 Millington Drive, Plano, TX 75093
W H Buzz Razor Park
Address: 8942 Rockledge Ln Plano, TX 75024
This neighborhood park is one of those hidden treasures that only true locals know about. It has a playground, picnic tables, and hike/bike trails.
Outdoor Playgrounds in Other Cities
Celebration Park (Allen)
Address: 701 Angel Parkway, Allen, TX 75002
Awesome large playground and fun splash pad when it’s open! Great for a family get-together or party!
Kids Kingdom (Rowlett)
Address: 5300 Main Street, Rowlett, TX 75088
Located by Rowlett High School, this looks to be a newer park that is gated for safety. It looks like so much fun!
Kids Corral Playground (Carrollton)
Address: 2320 Heads Lane, Carrollton, TX 75006
Looks like a fun park with lots to do: including some great climbing structures. They have astroturf ground which would help when/if kids fall.
Harvest Run Park (Carrollton, Just West of Plano at Park and Hebron)
Address: 4334 Spurwood, Carrollton, TX
Heritage Park (Flower Mound)
Address: 600 Spinks Road, Flower Mound, TX 75028
Breckinridge Park (Richardson)
Address: 3555 Brand Road, Richardson, TX 75082
Hope Park (Frisco)
Address: 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco, TX 75034
image courtesy of Dallas Moms and Dads
This is an awesome park that is perfect for a party too! Just FYI, the tables book up fast so if you do want a party here then reserve it months in advance! There’s so much to do here with a great playground that is gated, splash area, pond, and places to ride bikes too.
These are the 12 most talked about outdoor playgrounds in Plano Moms. We have so many great playgrounds all over the place!
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