20 Coolest Playgrounds in Boston (2024 Map)

We’re collecting parent reviews for the best playgrounds in Boston and the suburbs! From cool destination playgrounds to hidden gem neighborhood parks, see what parents say about the top local spots for kids to play outdoors. Click the map view and zoom in to discover the best Boston playgrounds near you.

Your reviews, tips & photos will help other families looking for a new playground to check out, so please chime in and share the scoop on your favorites!

Our list of Boston's indoor playgrounds has you covered when the weather isn't cooperating, too.


Primary photo:   Mayor Thomas M. Menino Park, courtesy of Landscape Structures

Upparent collects community-submitted recommendations and reviews, and any ideas that are shared reflect the opinions of individual contributors.

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