The Ultimate PDX Parent Guide to Portland-Area Playgrounds

Feeling in the mood for a little playground hopping? There are enough Portland-area playgrounds and parks to keep you busy all summer long!

11 Portland-Area Playgrounds with Shade

We’ve got you covered.

Portland’s Inclusive Playgrounds

Portland’s dedication to play for all is producing creative, accessible playgrounds for kids of all ages and abilities.

Top 10+ Portland-Area Destination Playgrounds

We found the best playgrounds in the Portland metro area, so you can have free fun all year long.

Where to Slide and Swing in Vancouver

Just take a quick drive over the Interstate Bridge and you’ll find a whole new world of playgrounds to explore.

PDX Parent Reader Favorites: Playgrounds

Check out our 2024 Reader Favorites winners for best playground!

Playgrounds with a View

Portland is a city with many magical vistas – but squirrely kids often don’t want to sit and admire the view. Here are some of our favorite playgrounds that also offer lovely views.

Best Portland-Area Playgrounds for Crawlers

No bark chips or sticks to chew!

Five Fantastic Beaverton-Area Playgrounds

In the Beaverton area, you can find a playground that suits everyone’s taste.

12 Portland Playgrounds with Off-Leash Dog Parks

A win-win for all members of the family, two legged or otherwise.

Portland-Area Nature Playgrounds

This spring check out one of these new playgrounds for nature lovers! Oxbow Regional Park  Not one but two new nature playgrounds opened at the beloved Oxbow Regional Park this spring, featuring fort building, tree stump-hopping and plenty of sand and water play.  Couch Park An all-new, fully inclusive Couch Park opened in May in NW Portland, featuring a […]

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