19 Coolest Playgrounds in NYC (2024 Map)

We’re collecting parent reviews for the best playgrounds in NYC! 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 NYC 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 New York indoor playgrounds has you covered when the weather isn't cooperating, too.


Primary photo:   Governors Island Slide Hill (Timothy Schenck, The Trust for Governors Island)

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

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