Best playgrounds in Nashville

Check out the top playgrounds in Nashville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Fannie Mae Dees Park
1. Fannie Mae Dees Park
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12 local reviews
2400 Blakemore Avenue, Nashville
+1 615-862-8400
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Chip
Within a mile or so is this great city park. The playground is pretty epic and the giant mosaic tiled dragon …
Chris
Also called Dragon Park because of the giant mosaic dragon built many years ago--great playground, listen to l…
Richard Carson
Nice park in decent walking distance. You must see the Dragon statue!
1. Fannie Mae Dees Park
1. Fannie Mae Dees Park
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12 local reviews
2400 Blakemore Avenue, Nashville
+1 615-862-8400
Chip
Chip
Within a mile or so is this great city park. The playground is pretty epic and the giant mosaic tiled dragon is quite fascinating (it may b…
Chris
Chris
Also called Dragon Park because of the giant mosaic dragon built many years ago--great playground, listen to live music, even have tennis co…
Richard Carson
Richard Carson
Nice park in decent walking distance. You must see the Dragon statue!
2. Park Maintenance District - Shelby
2. Park Maintenance District - Shelby
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18 local reviews
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Sara
Urban multi-use park along the Cumberland River featuring river views; migratory bird and other wildlife viewi…
Bill and Debbie
Expansive park with a lake, ball fields, walking/biking paths, playground, tennis courts, dog park. So much t…
Julie
Beautiful park. Has lakes, golf course, baseball diamond, and more!
2. Park Maintenance District - Shelby
2. Park Maintenance District - Shelby
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18 local reviews
Sara
Sara
Urban multi-use park along the Cumberland River featuring river views; migratory bird and other wildlife viewing opportunities; playgrounds;…
Bill and Debbie
Bill and Debbie
Expansive park with a lake, ball fields, walking/biking paths, playground, tennis courts, dog park. So much to explore.
Julie
Julie
Beautiful park. Has lakes, golf course, baseball diamond, and more!
3. Centennial Park
3. Centennial Park
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132 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
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+1 615-862-8400
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Colin
Centennial has a large park with multiple playgrounds for the kids, a walking trail around the lake, and a rep…
Greg
The site of the Tennessee Centennial in 1897, this 132-acre urban park includes a playground, a one-mile walki…
Andy
Centennial Park offers something for everyone. The green space is beautiful, the lake is a great place to watc…
3. Centennial Park
3. Centennial Park
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132 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
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+1 615-862-8400
Colin
Colin
Centennial has a large park with multiple playgrounds for the kids, a walking trail around the lake, and a replica of the Parthenon. There's…
Greg
Greg
The site of the Tennessee Centennial in 1897, this 132-acre urban park includes a playground, a one-mile walking trail, an exercise trail, a…
Andy
Andy
Centennial Park offers something for everyone. The green space is beautiful, the lake is a great place to watch the ducks, the Parthenon off…
4. Sevier Park Community Center
4. Sevier Park Community Center
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22 local reviews
3021 Lealand Lane, Nashville
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+1 615-862-8466
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Heather
Beautiful park. I used to walk here in the mornings and play with my doggie. There is a little river running…
Patrick
My family calls this the "shady park" but not because it's unsafe. It's almost fully shaded and preferred on …
Sarah
This park is so beautiful. The community center has a work out facility that costs $3/day and is run by amazin…
4. Sevier Park Community Center
4. Sevier Park Community Center
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22 local reviews
3021 Lealand Lane, Nashville
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+1 615-862-8466
Heather
Heather
Beautiful park. I used to walk here in the mornings and play with my doggie. There is a little river running through, foot bridges, a play…
Patrick
Patrick
My family calls this the "shady park" but not because it's unsafe. It's almost fully shaded and preferred on hot summer days. Two full pla…
Sarah
Sarah
This park is so beautiful. The community center has a work out facility that costs $3/day and is run by amazing, kind people. Lots to enjoy …
5. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
5. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
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32 local reviews
3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville
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+1 615-833-1534
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Jeremy
Probably the best outdoor playground I've ever seen.
Julie
The zoo is close to the house and a great attraction. They have a wonderful playground for kids! Check out the…
Chip
Like animals? Have children that need to get out some energy? The playground here is what kids dream of! Th…
5. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
5. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
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32 local reviews
3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville
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+1 615-833-1534
Jeremy
Jeremy
Probably the best outdoor playground I've ever seen.
Julie
Julie
The zoo is close to the house and a great attraction. They have a wonderful playground for kids! Check out their calendar because they often…
Chip
Chip
Like animals? Have children that need to get out some energy? The playground here is what kids dream of! The zoo is only about 15 minutes…
6. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
6. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
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100 local reviews
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Will
A beautiful park with ducks, playgrounds, and a greenway that can take you more than 20 miles over the river, …
Amanda
Just a beautiful, large, laid back park where all the locals go to: run, bike (greenway goes for miles across …
Shawn & Cali
We are just a block from Shelby Park. This is a great spot to go for a run or bike ride. The greenway can take…
6. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
6. Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway
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100 local reviews
Will
Will
A beautiful park with ducks, playgrounds, and a greenway that can take you more than 20 miles over the river, through farms and to the Percy…
Amanda
Amanda
Just a beautiful, large, laid back park where all the locals go to: run, bike (greenway goes for miles across the city), walk, see some deer…
Shawn & Cali
Shawn & Cali
We are just a block from Shelby Park. This is a great spot to go for a run or bike ride. The greenway can take you past the pond to feed the…
7. Elmington Park
7. Elmington Park
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3 local reviews
3531 West End Avenue, Nashville
+1 615-862-8400
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Janet
11+ acres of open field w/ 2 tennis courts,playground & various activities going on about every day,food truck…
Annamaria
A nice walk if the weather is good. We enjoy walking over and taking advantage of the large playground when ou…
Janet
11+ acres of open field w/ 2 tennis courts,playground & various activities going on about every day,food truck…
7. Elmington Park
7. Elmington Park
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3 local reviews
3531 West End Avenue, Nashville
+1 615-862-8400
Janet
Janet
11+ acres of open field w/ 2 tennis courts,playground & various activities going on about every day,food trucks on the weekends. Elmington P…
Annamaria
Annamaria
A nice walk if the weather is good. We enjoy walking over and taking advantage of the large playground when our nephew visits. On Sunday you…
Janet
Janet
11+ acres of open field w/ 2 tennis courts,playground & various activities going on about every day,food trucks on the weekends. Elmington P…
8. McCabe Park Community Center
8. McCabe Park Community Center
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13 local reviews
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Greg and Stephanie
Indoor workout facility offers free access to the gym and indoor track, access to weights and machines for a s…
Kate
McCabe Community Center offers inexpensive drop-in exercise classes and indoor gym day passes. There's an indo…
Lindsay
Great playground, in the neighborhood. There's also a 3 mile "greenway" that loops the golf course if you want…
8. McCabe Park Community Center
8. McCabe Park Community Center
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13 local reviews
Greg and Stephanie
Greg and Stephanie
Indoor workout facility offers free access to the gym and indoor track, access to weights and machines for a small fee and bike rentals. Pla…
Kate
Kate
McCabe Community Center offers inexpensive drop-in exercise classes and indoor gym day passes. There's an indoor running track for rainy day…
Lindsay
Lindsay
Great playground, in the neighborhood. There's also a 3 mile "greenway" that loops the golf course if you want some exercise.
9. Shelby Bottoms Greenway
9. Shelby Bottoms Greenway
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20 local reviews
Shelby Bottoms Greenway, Nashville
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Christie
A beautiful park with ducks, playgrounds, and a greenway that can take you more than 20 miles over the river, …
Jana
Huge greenway! Biking, walking, lake, playgrounds, baseball fields, river view, golf, farmers market on Wedne…
Jacque
Beautiful park has an entrance right down "our" street! Walk your dog, ride your bike, or hike down on foot!
9. Shelby Bottoms Greenway
9. Shelby Bottoms Greenway
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20 local reviews
Shelby Bottoms Greenway, Nashville
Christie
Christie
A beautiful park with ducks, playgrounds, and a greenway that can take you more than 20 miles over the river, through farms and to the Percy…
Jana
Jana
Huge greenway! Biking, walking, lake, playgrounds, baseball fields, river view, golf, farmers market on Wednesdays. Nashville treasure!
Jacque
Jacque
Beautiful park has an entrance right down "our" street! Walk your dog, ride your bike, or hike down on foot!
10. Drakes Creek Park
10. Drakes Creek Park
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3 local reviews
Drakes Creek Park, Hendersonville
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Kelly
Great park with several playgrounds (with a lake view), and a wonderful greenway and walking path.
Paula
Lighted Tennis, Baseball / Softball / Soccer fields, Basketball Goals, Playground Areas, Lighted Sand Volleyb…
Kelly
Great park with several playgrounds (with a lake view), and a wonderful greenway and walking path.
10. Drakes Creek Park
10. Drakes Creek Park
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3 local reviews
Drakes Creek Park, Hendersonville
Kelly
Kelly
Great park with several playgrounds (with a lake view), and a wonderful greenway and walking path.
Paula
Paula
Lighted Tennis, Baseball / Softball / Soccer fields, Basketball Goals, Playground Areas, Lighted Sand Volleyball Courts, 2 mile walking p…
Kelly
Kelly
Great park with several playgrounds (with a lake view), and a wonderful greenway and walking path.
11. Sevier Recreation Center
11. Sevier Recreation Center
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13 local reviews
3021 Lealand Ln, Nashville
Open now
(615) 862-8466
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Brooke
Located in the heart of 12South. It features a sidewalk path for a nice stroll and a playground for older kids…
Robyn
A sweet little park off 12th Ave South. Summertime offers a Farmer's market every Tuesday afternoon. A playgr…
Bethany
WHAT'S GOING ON: soccer field, walking path, lots of playground equipment for kids, basketball & tennis courts…
11. Sevier Recreation Center
11. Sevier Recreation Center
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13 local reviews
3021 Lealand Ln, Nashville
Open now
(615) 862-8466
Brooke
Brooke
Located in the heart of 12South. It features a sidewalk path for a nice stroll and a playground for older kids and younger kids.
Robyn
Robyn
A sweet little park off 12th Ave South. Summertime offers a Farmer's market every Tuesday afternoon. A playground for younger kids plus pic…
Bethany
Bethany
WHAT'S GOING ON: soccer field, walking path, lots of playground equipment for kids, basketball & tennis courts, historic home, etc. Also, th…