San Antonio is home to some really awesome parks and playgrounds! Seriously, you will not know where to start after reading this list.
Whether you’re looking for great playscapes for your little one or prefer green spaces for picnics and walking trails, this list has a bit of everything, and it won’t disappoint.
Check out these amazing parks and playgrounds in San Antonio!

Brackenridge Park

This is one of the favorites for San Antonio families, it’s just that there are so many things to do at this beautiful park!

With views of the river, you can enjoy a picnic with your loved ones surrounded by green space where kids will run around and play, there’re playgrounds they will also love, a bike trail, walking trail, softball field, a water fountain, and more! But Brackenridge Park does not only offer these fun features, but the park is also home to the San Antonio Zoo, and the Japanese Tea Garden, and just outside the park, you can find San Antonio’s Botanical Garden, the Witte Museum, and Kiddie Park!

We hope all of these convinced you of visiting this great park and have a fun day with the family!

Location:
3700 N. St. Mary’s St. San Antonio

Hemisfair Park/ Yanaguana Garden

Hemisfair Park is a top spot for families with kids in the downtown area!

Kids will find an awesome playground area with a rope-climbing/net play structure, playhouses, swings, a splash pad, ping pong tables, a sandscape play area, huge chess boards, and so much more! This is truly a gem for San Antonio kids!

Location:
434 S. Alamo St., San Antonio,TX 78205

Pearsall Park

Pearsall Park is just awesome. It features several large play areas, a skate park, trails, a water play area (which is totally awesome), a fitness area, a zipline, food trucks, and more.

The playground area is the largest one offered in the entire city!

Make sure you visit this amazing park with your kids.

Location:
4838 Old Pearsall Rd, San Antonio

Bonnie Conner Park

Kids will love this park as it features an extensive playground with lots of space for playing and running!

There’s also a walking trail, a large pavilion for birthday celebrations, fitness equipment for the grown-ups, and a huge field for many activities!

Location:
13345 Woller, San Antonio, TX 78249

Cathedral Rock Park

Cathedral Rock Park features almost 2 miles of walking and biking trails, picnic tables, an awesome playground with an animal-themed playscape, a water fountain, a pavilion, and plenty of space to enjoy fresh air, run around, and simply enjoy a nice day out with the kids!

Location:
8002 Grissom Rd, San Antonio

Hardberger Park

This park has it all!

If you’re interested in playgrounds, Hardberger Park has two separate play spaces: one is the Park West playground which is smaller, with a tall slide, swings, and shade structures. The other one is the Park East playground which is larger and it features multiple play zones and a beautiful trail connecting them. 

If you’re more interested in natural spaces, the park has miles of hiking trails where the whole family will enjoy nature and a great atmosphere!

Location:
Phil Hardberger Park East, 13202 Blanco Rd., San Antonio, TX 78216

Elmendorf Lake Park

Elmendorf Lake Park is the perfect park to spend a nice day with the family enjoying a picnic and the views of the lake while kids run around in the big open space!

The park also features a baseball field, playgrounds, exercise equipment, picnic tables, water features, and so much more!

Location:
3700 W Commerce, San Antonio

Landa Gardens

This park features playgrounds and gardens that are located around the Landa Library.

Kids of all ages will enjoy the play features as it has two separate areas for kids ages 2 to 5 and another one for those ages 5 to 12. There are also swinging areas that are separated by age, one area for the big kids and the other for toddlers.

The park has large areas to walk and enjoy the open air.

Location:
233 Bushnell, San Antonio, TX 78212

Schertz Library Park

This park features a play space with a library attached!

You will find a train-shaped play structure, slides, swings, a boat attached to the main playground, and a story walk around the playground.

Location:
798 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, TX 78154

MacArthur Park

Kids of all ages will find a feature to love at MacArthur Park!

The park has multiple playscapes for kids of different ages, including slides, climbing areas, as well as tennis courts.

Location:
1611 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209

Woodlawn Lake Park

This park features a great playground, shaded pavilions, fitness machines, and great views of Woodlawn Lake, and families will love the chance to feed and see some duck friends walking around the park!

Location:
221 Alexander Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78201

Orsinger Park

Orsinger Park has everything you expect from a local park: play features, trees, green spaces for relaxing, and more.

Kids will have a great time playing in the sandboxes, slides, or swings.

Location:
12230 Huebner Rd., San Antonio, TX 78230