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6 Favorite Summer Playgrounds

Monday, May 23, 2016

It’s that time of year—time to take your family to the park! I’ve listed my favorite playgrounds that you may not have thought about in a while or not at all. Here are my top six picks for family fun.

It’s that time of year—time to take your family to the park! I’ve listed my favorite playgrounds that you may not have thought about in a while or not at all. Here are my top six picks for family fun:

http://www.stlouisco.com/ParksandRecreation/ParkPages/Queeny
Queeny offers great climbing opportunities along with tunnels. Plan a hike on the trails and a picnic lunch. (See picture at right.)

http://vil.twin-oaks.mo.us
Twins Oaks is hidden but worth the find. Fantastic playground, sports courts, and beautiful surroundings.

http://www.cityofmaplewood.com/index.aspx?NID=79
Deer Creek is for those of us who remember the original rocket park. It’s not the original structure, thank goodness, but equally as fun.

http://www.town-and-country.org
Longview is a favorite of my friends with young children. Great playground, walking trails and horses!

http://www.stlouisco.com/ParksandRecreation/ParkPages/Suson
Suson has a good playground but the barnyard animals are what sells it for my kids.