The Best Playgrounds and Parks in Sacramento

Published Apr 10, 2018 | Updated Oct 28, 2019

Looking for a great playground park in Sacramento to let your kids burn off energy? Here are our top 11 favorite kids parks in Sacramento.

Playgrounds and parks are essential when you have kids. It is a great way for them to socialize with other kids and to get them to burn off some of their extra energy.

Fairytale Town

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Location: 3901 Land Park Dr    

There are few places in the world like Fairytale Town. Since 1959, their magical corner of William Land Park has been a treasured place of laughter, memories, learning, and family fun. Fairytale Town is also home to a family of 22 rare and miniature breed animals, three interactive learning gardens and two performing arts stages. Come over and play!

Sacramento Adventure Playground

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Location: 2418, 3301 37th Ave

Happy and healthy kids are part of the foundation of any great community. Adventure Playground is filled with a variety of playgrounds and play structures suited for kids. They also offer a free after-school youth development program for ages 7 to 15.  

Muir Children's Park

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Location: 1515 C St

Your kids will surely enjoy Muir Children's Park. The park has swings, net-climber, slides, decomposed granite tile-track and sand play area. There is also picnic area with picnic tables and BBQs for the whole family.

William Land Regional Park 

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Location: 3800 W Land Park Dr

Sizeable park that offers many amenities, including a zoo, amphitheater, golf course & ball fields.

Seely Park 

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Location: 3000 Pope Ave

Splish, splash and get muddy and play at Seely Park. On top of the mud the park also has a basketball court, picnic tables, barbecues, restrooms and off street parking.

Oak Meadow Park

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Location: 2734 American River Dr

Kids will love hanging out in Oak Meadow Park. This is a great peaceful park, that has both a train and a merry go round which are open on the weekend. 

McKinley Park

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Location:  601 Alhambra Blvd

The kids will surely enjoy the relaxing playground preserve featuring a rose garden, seasonal pool, playgrounds, tennis courts & trails of McKinley Park.

Marriott Park

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Location: 1235 Grand River Dr

Let your kids experience the great outdoors at Marriott Park! Some of the features of the park include an adventure play area, swings and a "Tot Lot" your kids will enjoy!

Shasta Community Park

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Location: 7407 Imagination Pkwy

Shasta Community Park is a 21.2-acre community park which includes the 20,000 S.F. Valley Hi/North Laguna Library. Shasta Community Park opened in the spring of 2009, and the library opened August 29, 2009.

Southside Park

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Location:  2115 6th St

Southside Park is complete with a pond in the center, an elaborate playground, trails & public art. Play elements include adventure play equipment with access ramps and handrails, tot lot play equipment, a merry-go-around, swings, spring riders, group rocking units, self propelled spin play units, independent climbing apparatuses, and play units with sound features.

McClatchy Park

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Location: 3500 5th Ave

McClatchy Park is a veteran city park with an amphitheater, sports fields & courts, public pool & playground. Your kids with love how bright and colorful the playground is. 

Looking for other cool things to do with your kids in Sacramento? Check out our Events section for free community events & festivals! 

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