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20 Parks to explore in Metro Manila

Metro Manila

The region is the center of culture, economy, education, and government of the Philippines.

Arroceros Forest Park
Arroceros Forest Park659 A Antonio Villegas St, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines

The densely foliaged Arroceros Forest Park is a verdant paradise, sheltering a wide array of flora along with some rare breed of birds. Formerly, the park served as a prime venue for rice dealers in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, The Manila city government later bought this property and converted it into a leisure attraction by adding trails.

Ayala Triangle Gardens
Ayala Triangle GardensPaseo De Roxas St Cor Makati Ave, Cor Ayala Ave, Makati, 1209 Metro Manila, Philippines

The 126,500-square-meter Ayala Triangle Gardens – North development will generate a new center of cultural gravity in Manila’s established Makati district. The project consists of a 40-story office tower and a 23-story luxury hotel tower set atop a three-story, mixed-use podium. The ground plane at Ayala Triangle Gardens creates a welcoming extension of the public realm. The podium contains four levels of retail, office, hotel, dining, and amenity spaces that maximize both indoor and outdoor en

Balara Filters Park
Balara Filters ParkKatipunan Ext, Matandang Balara, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

The Balara Filters Park is a 60-hectare park located in the Diliman village of Pansol in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, adjacent to the University of the Philippines Diliman main campus. It is bounded by Katipunan Avenue on the west, Capitol Hills Golf and Country Club on the north, and the upscale, gated village of La Vista along its south and east.

Bonifacio and the Katipunan Revolution Monument
Bonifacio and the Katipunan Revolution MonumentErmita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines

A public park and plaza located in Manila. Its centerpiece is the monument to Filipino revolutionary Andrés Bonifacio and the Philippine Revolution fronting Padre Burgos Avenue. A musical dancing fountain was installed in front of the shrine monument. It was one of the famous hangout place located in the heart of Manila

Circuit Makati
Circuit MakatiCircuit Makati, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

Built on the grounds of an old racetrack which has Restaurants, shops, and events spaces. The roads of Circuit are less busy, allowing runners to trail the streets if they want to. The Globe Circuit Event Grounds, when not in use for music festivals, is another vast playground for exercisers. The sprawling lawns invite people for free play, runs, and leisurely strolls overlooking the Pasig River.

Jaime C. Velasquez Park
Jaime C. Velasquez ParkTordesillas, Makati, 1209 Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines

Commonly referred to as Salcedo Park, is a pocket park in Makati, Metro Manila. The park is the site of a popular weekend market called the Salcedo Community Market. It was one of the popular places in Metro Manila. The park features a children's playground, a trellised walkway on one side of the park, a grassy lawn, and stone benches. It also hosts a community center, a Bel-Air tanod office and a satellite clinic with public restrooms.

La Mesa Ecopark
La Mesa EcoparkLa Mesa Ecopark, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

La Mesa Ecopark is a wild jungle carved into a forested recreation park in 2004. Inside, the park features towering trees, botanical gardens, camping grounds, educational facilities, and several sports activities. It is open for walking, running, birdwatching, and for other activities.

Legazpi Active Park
Legazpi Active ParkRada, Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

This is one of the privately-owned park in Metro Manila. This park is best known for the weekend market and also a popular hangout place. The greenish gardens and the play areas here are so interesting and this attracts people to here.

Makati Park and Garden
Makati Park and GardenDr Jose P. Rizal Ext, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

Makati Parks and Garden is one of the places you go to unwind without spending if you’re tired of malls. The grounds are massive, well-lit, and peaceful. And the best part is you get one more choice for a reception venue. It was one of the key attractions in Metro Manila.

Makati Poblacion Park
Makati Poblacion ParkCasa Hacienda Park, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

The largest urban linear park which was located in the bank of Pasig river. It features an amphitheater, children's playground, stone benches, gazeboes, multipurpose sheds, and solar lamp posts. The adjacent Poblacion Covered Court is a basketball court that also serves as a venue for local gatherings. It was one of the famous places in this area and a lot of people visits this place every day.

Manila Ocean Park
Manila Ocean Park666 Behind, Quirino Grandstand, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines

Manila ocean park is the country's first world-class marine theme park and a premiere educational facility. It also has an integrated urban resort facility with marine life attractions and aqua-themed hotel.

Marikina River Park
Marikina River Park300 Shoe Ave, Sto. Nino, Marikina, 1800 Metro Manila, Philippines

The Marikina River Park is a system of parks, trails, open spaces and recreation facilities along an 11-kilometer stretch of the Marikina River in Marikina, eastern Metro Manila, Philippines. It is a popular area for camping, jogging, biking, and other outdoor activities not just for Marikina residents but also for those from nearby cities in Metro Manila.

Navotas Centennial Park
Navotas Centennial ParkC-4, Navotas, Metro Manila, Philippines

The Navotas Centennial Park is a waterfront park in the Philippines. A well known running, walking, and skating spot among neighborhood inhabitants. The park is fixed with palm trees and light posts and has a few grandstands close to the recreation center's passageway confronting the Manila Bay.

Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center
Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife CenterElliptical Rd, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

The Ninoy Aquino Wildlife Park in Quezon city embraces the concept of biodiversity by preserving and giving shelter to a large number of Fauna and Flora collection including some endangered species. Here, one can have a sight of the wild animals in the Philippines and explore some rare plants and greenery which are not found commonly.

Pasig Rainforest Water Park
Pasig Rainforest Water ParkPasig, Metro Manila, Philippines

Pasig Rainforest Park, also known as Pasig City Rainforest Adventure Experience and Pasig Central Park, is a public park in Pasig, eastern Metro Manila. It spans 8 hectares and is a mixed recreational and natural park with a mini-zoo. The rainforest park was opened to the public in 1977 with an initial area of 4.8 hectares. It had an Olympic-sized swimming pool, jogging oval, children's playground, tennis courts, and a fitness center.

Quezon Memorial Circle
Quezon Memorial CircleElliptical Rd, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

The site of the Quezon Memorial Circle had been intended for the National Capitol to house the Congress of the Philippines. The park is a family-friendly attraction of the city. For the adventurous and thrill-seekers, there is a small amusement park in the area as well as rental bicycles, and zip-lining. The traditional park-lovers, green spaces provide picnic areas and smaller gardens provide some are which are secluded. There are several museums within the park as well as dining stalls and out

Rajah Sulayman Park
Rajah Sulayman ParkRoxas Blvd, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila, Philippines

It is a public square in Malate, Manila. It is bounded by Roxas Boulevard to the west, San Andrés Street to the south and Remedios Street to the north. The plaza is considered the center of Malate as it fronts the Malate Church, the main church of the district. It is one of the main hangout place in this area and it attracts so many people to here.

Rizal Park
Rizal ParkErmita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines

Rizal Park is a 60-hectare oasis of greenery and blooms set in Manila's busy financial and commercial district. Dedicated to Philippine's national hero Dr Jose Rizal, this urban park has gardens, historical monuments, a 3D map of the Philippines, picnic grounds, a grand stadium, and an open-air concert hall.

Valenzuela City People's Park
Valenzuela City People's ParkMacArthur Highway, Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines

Valenzuela City People's park or VCPP is a 1.3-hectare park at the heart of Valenzuela City opened in February 2015. The park features an electronically controlled dancing fountain as an entrance, 35-square meter AeroCircle for Zumba and group activities, and an amphitheater as the center of the entire park.

Washington Sycip Park
Washington Sycip ParkLegaspi St., Legaspi Village, Makati, 1229 Metro Manila, Philippines

Washington SyCip Park is a privately owned public park near Greenbelt mall in Legaspi Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines. The park opened in 2006 and was named after Filipino accountant and banker Washington SyCip. In addition to many indigenous tropical trees and plants, the park contains gazebos, benches with quotes by Sycip, sculptures, and a koi pond.

Map of Parks to explore in Metro Manila