40+ Best Parks: Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Hamilton
Looking for the perfect spot to spend quality time outdoors with your family in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, or Milton? Look no further! We’ve created a list of the best parks and playgrounds near me. Cool parks where your family can soak up the sun, enjoy nature, and let the kids run wild. From sprawling green spaces to exciting play structures, these locations offer something for everyone, ensuring unforgettable moments of joy and relaxation.
In Hamilton, you’ll discover hidden gems like Gage Park, one of the most popular playgrounds in Hamilton, with its picturesque gardens and enchanting gazebo. Adventure seekers will delight in Confederation Beach Park, where sandy shores meet thrilling water slides. Meanwhile, Burlington boasts the scenic Bronte Creek Provincial Park, offering camping, hiking trails, and even a farm for an interactive experience with animals.
Coronation Park is a waterfront haven featuring expansive picnic areas and captivating lake views making it one of the prettiest playgrounds in Oakville. And let’s not forget Milton’s Community Sports Park is a thrill-seekers paradise where you can skateboard, play beach volleyball and zip along the zipline.
When it comes to Burlington parks, you absolutely must visit LaSalle Park for its new cool playground and neighbouring wading pool. Central Park has one of the best playgrounds in Burlington since its recent remodel, and is home to a wheelchair-accessible swing, too.
Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat at a natural playground or an action-packed day out, these parks and playgrounds are the perfect answer. So grab your sunscreen, pack a picnic, and get ready to explore the best that Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, and Milton have to offer in terms of outdoor fun and recreation. Let’s dive into our list and start planning your next adventure!
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Try the brand new fenced-in playground at Maple Park. How about the regal splash pad at Coronation Park? Shell Park and Waterdown Park are known for their epic skate parks. Or hop in the car and visit the natural playground Exhibition Park
Break up your routine and visit a new playground, natural space, skate park or conservation area today!
THE BEST PARKS IN Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Beyond
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A natural playground nestled under the watchful eye of a massive owl.
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Nestled behind a stone wall and manicured shrubbery sits Paletta Mansion, at Paletta Lakefront Park in Burlington. The grounds make for a peaceful place to
Burlington has 10 skateboard and scooter parks spread out across the city. Each one has different benefits, and we’ve laid it all out here to
Summer is the prime time for skateboarding, scootering and BMX biking, and these Hamilton area skateparks provide the perfect location for kids (and adults!) to
Oakville is home to five outdoor scooter and skate parks, spread throughout the town. They vary in size and style, but all pack a punch of fun and exercise for kids on wheels. We have details on what each one offers so you can choose the coolest one for your little thrashers.
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If you’re looking for a park that has it all, Nelson Park in Burlington is where you want to be! Read on to find out
This beautiful park has something for everyone, no matter their age or interest. Dog parents love strolling through the grassy waterfront with their pooches. Coffee talkers utilize the paved paths and beautiful scenery, including a marina and more sailboats than you can shake a stick at.
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Ahoy from Postridge Park in Oakville! We love this gem of a playground for its pirate theme. The equipment here makes this playground in Oakville
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Hamilton Mountain’s Mountview Park had a big renovation this summer – let’s see what’s new!
A great friend recommended we visit Heritage Green sports complex in Stoney Creek and boy are we glad they did! Here’s why we think you
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A playground, an art installation, and a public garden are open for exploration at Memorial Park.
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You can play all day at Riverside Park in Guelph with its ample picnic space, huge hybrid playground, and peaceful riverside location.
The amount of fun, fresh air and family time you can get from a visit to Lowville Park in Burlington is limitless! We try to
Brant Hills Park is a park full of possibilities for kids who love to climb, run, splash and play! And that’s most kids, right? Thanks
One of Burlington’s largest parks, Norton Park is home to something for everyone, at every age, during every season. You’re going to love playing here.
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Perth Park is a natural playground in Ancaster. Natural playgrounds are still unique in this area, so when we find one it’s big news! We’ve
Have you been to Shell Park? It truly has something for everyone, no matter their age! Your family – from babies to retirees will find
Meet me at the pier – Pier 4 that is! This waterfront destination in Hamilton is full of reasons to visit from an amazing nautical-themed
Tansley Woods Park and Playground is a great spot to spend an afternoon. The playground is great for all ages, and the paths make for
Janelle and her girls ventured off to Mountainside Park recently and were pleasantly surprised with what they found. It has everything for a variety of
William Rose Park in North Oakville is one of the city’s newest parks. It is 4 acres of fun for the entire family and here’s
Waterdown Memorial Park is filled with natural beauty and great amenities for families. Read on to find out why we love visiting.
Oakville’s Coronation Park is a beautiful park situated on the shore of Lake Ontario. It’s 23+ acres of beauty, and it’s an ideal destination for
Maple Park in Burlington’s south-west had a makeover and the upgrades make it ideal for toddlers! But bring your big kids too, because this park
Creek Walking is one of the best ways to cool down in nature. Nothing is more refreshing and grounding than dipping your toes into cool,