Austin Playgrounds Near You – Best Parks for Kids to Play in ATX – The Austinot | Dauktion

Playgrounds in Austin – Photo credit: Facebook page of Mt Playmore

Austin offers a variety of great parks with fantastic playgrounds, ideal for some nice free family fun. There are many places in Austin for children to play and explore. There is certainly a place for every season, desire, mood and whim when it comes to local and family-friendly attractions to explore. However, if you’re looking for a specific place to play, the options can be a bit daunting.

This is our list of the best Austin playgrounds (indoors and outdoors) and parks for kids to explore.


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Austin Playground – Indoor Playgrounds

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Playgrounds in Austin - Indigo Play

Photo credit: Indigo Play Facebook page

Search for “playground near me”. This is the right place for your child. Children can always play happily and independently for hours here and there is a decent selection of snacks and drinks, including delicious coffee. There are several work/dining tables and comfortable sofas.

Times: Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m
Location: 13530 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, USA


Take Air Austin

It has a great layout. This is one of the best indoor playgrounds in Austin Tx. The obstacles, slides and climbing sections are a lot of fun. There are playgrounds intended only for toddlers and younger children. Overall a great place to visit with kids that is air conditioned.

Opening hours: Sunday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m
Is located: 13450 N Hwy US183, STE107, Austin, TX 78750, USA


Mount Playmore

Mount Playmore

Photo credit: Mt Playmore Facebook page

For people of all ages this place is fantastic. The play equipment and playgrounds are maintained and tidied up. There are many comfortable chairs available for the grown-ups. It’s easy to watch your kids sit down and relax.

When: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Tuesday: closed
Where: 13609 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78753, USA


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Children and adults can let off steam in the trampoline park, which offers numerous on-site attractions such as foam pits, high ropes course, cardio wall and more.

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Jungle Island Family Entertainment Center

This is a reasonable way to let a small child run around. The design and flow of the jungle area is superb. The walls are adorned with beautiful jungle artwork.
Also, the food is great.

When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Wednesday: closed
Where: 2410 E Riverside Dr Ste. E100, Austin, TX 78741, United States


Urban Air trampoline and adventure park

Urban Air Adventure Park (Cedar Park)

Photo Credit: Urban Air Adventure Park (Cedar Park) Facebook Page

You’ll find why Urban Air Adventure Park is the ideal place for jumping, climbing, horseback riding, games and fun for all ages when taking your child’s birthday party to the next level or for a fun day out with the family.

Times: Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m
Location: 4500 S Pleasant Valley Road building. 1 Suite #106, Austin, TX 78744, USA


Austin Playgrounds – Outdoor Playgrounds

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Alliance Nursery

This is a great spacious location with great views of the downtown buildings located on the Barton Springs Toad. a wonderful playground with alternatives for every age group. Larger swings for lounging are available, along with bathrooms, picnic tables, and other amenities.

Times: Open 24 hours
Location: 1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA


Joanneland Playground

Playgrounds in Austin - Joanne Park Playground near Austin

Photo credit – Joanne Park Playground Facebook page

It’s nice that the playground is so big when there are a lot of youngsters playing there. There is also a slightly smaller and more demarcated playground for small children, so you don’t have to worry as much about older children getting rough.

When: Monday – Saturday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
Where: 2003 Harrell Pkwy, Round Rock, TX 78665, United States


Liz Carpenter splash guard

Different playscapes than you often find in a beautiful place. A large playground nearby helps keep the kids busy. It’s a great spot for the summer because of the sprinklers. A good playground for kids to get wet while watching ducks in the lake.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m
Is located: 1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA


Lost Creek Neighborhood Park

Austin Playgrounds - Lost Creek Neighborhood Association

Photo credit: Lost Creek Neighborhood Association Facebook page

This is a really great playground for your kids and toddlers. Spend a day here and your child will surely love the playground equipment and the log cabin. Some even celebrated their children’s birthdays here.

Times: Open 24 hours
Location: 0111250701, 1305 Quaker Ridge Dr, Austin, TX 78746, USA


Urban playground in Walnut Creek

Among the best playgrounds in Austin. After a two-minute drive, you will enter nature. There is a basketball court nearby, along with restrooms. A swing is available for both adults and children. It has a big slide like in amusement parks.

When: Open 24 hours
Where: 12138 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78758, USA


Springwoods Park

There are two playgrounds, two tennis courts, a soccer field and a hiking trail in the park. In addition, the park offers covered shelters for rent for parties. Being completely covered by the giant oak trees, it is an excellent place to play when the Austin weather gets too hot.

Times: Monday – Sunday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m
Location: 9117 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78729, USA


Neighborhood parks in Austin

Ramsey neighborhood park

This park gives off such a welcoming atmosphere. It offers activities for children of all ages, including a large rope climbing structure. It has several benches and plenty of shade. Most young children enjoy themselves here and there is plenty of space for other sports.

When: Monday – Sunday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m
Where: 4301 Rosedale Ave, Austin, TX 78756, USA


Ricky Guerrero Park

This will become one of your favorite spots due to the great park for kids, party pavilion, lots of open space and proximity to a trail and disc golf course. Overall great for young children and fun for adults who enjoy fountains.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m
Is located: 2006 S 6th St, Austin, TX 78704, USA


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Small Stacy neighborhood park

Wooded 5-acre park with child-friendly amenities including splash pool, playground and picnic areas. Fantastic little park with slides and trails around. Missing start refers to the bath, which has been closed for more than a year due to lack of staff.

Times: Monday – Sunday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m
Location: 1500 Alameda Dr, Austin, TX 78704, United States


Katherine Fleischer Park

Best Playgrounds in Austin - Katherine Fleischer Park

Photo credit – Katherine Fleischer Park Facebook page

This park has a historic homestead museum in addition to its playground, swimming pool and sports fields. A walking path is nearby and there is a playground with several alternatives for children. It’s a really nice location.

When: Monday – Sunday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m
Where: 2106 Klattenhoff Dr, Austin, TX 78728, United States


Butler Subway Park

A winding park with city views, walking paths, a pond and other amenities. A fantastic playground that put a lot of emphasis on interaction. It also has a nice view of the city buildings.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m
Is located: 1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA


That was our list of some of the best Austin Tx playgrounds. Let us know which one you like the most in the comments section below.


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