Best Public Parks in Springfield

Expert recommended Top 3 Public Parks in Springfield, Massachusetts. All of our public parks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


200 Trafton Road, Springfield, MA 01108 Directions

Since 1884

Forest Park is one of the largest urban and municipal parks in Springfield, MA, with over 735 acres of parkland. It boasts two swimming ponds, thirteen pools, and two public golf courses. The park includes a petting zoo, an ice arena, and a wonderfully landscaped banquet equipment at the historic Barney Carriage House. The Park activities include golf, ice-skating, swimming, sports, tennis, team picnicking, and a host of shows for kids.

Hiking, Jogging, Fountains, Picnic Areas, Tables, Aquatic Centre, Playground, Shelter, Grassy Fields, Gardens, Sceneries, Waterfalls, Horseback Riding, Dog Parking, Walking Path, Volleyball Courts, Swings, Slides, Pavilion & Bowling Green


Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sun Closed

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494 Armory Street, Springfield, MA 01104 Directions

Since 1957

Van Horn Park provides an enjoyable activity for everyone, from families to youth groups and individuals. There is a pleasant children's play area, and large grassy fields popular with sporting groups. The park provides a broad range of events such as practical conservation activities, nature walks, and general activities. Van Horn Park has ADA accessibility, ample parking, and outdoor gym equipment.

Trees, Playground, Water Park, Swings, Stone Benches, Lake, Aquatic Centre, Picnic Areas, Tables, Grassy Fields, Shelter, Biking, Walking Path, Gardens, Horseback Riding, Slides, Waterfalls, Volleyball Courts, Hiking, Picnics & Jogging


Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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149 Plumtree Road, Springfield, MA 01118 Directions

Nathan Bill Playground is a broad extensive area and nature reserve with miles of waterside walks and nature trails. It is a fantastic place with plenty of space and seating along the trails and a good-sized kid's play area. The kid's adventure playground and table-tennis near the visitor center. The park excellent indoor and outdoor seating. There are grassy fields for games and kite flying. Nathan Bill Playground has ample parking.

Swings, Aquatic Centre, Volleyball Courts, Jogging, Waterfalls, Natural Spot, Hiking, Picnics, Monuments, Slides, Biking, Restrooms, Stone Benches, Shelter, Walking Path, Picnic Areas, Gardens & Bike Riding


Open 24 Hours

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