33 Parks in Philippines that you should visit - With photos & details

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33 Parks to explore in Philippines

The Philippines, island country of Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago consisting of some 7,100 islands and islets lying about 500 miles off the coast of Vietnam.

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 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

Bacolod Public PlazaBacolod, 6100 Negros Occidental, Philippines

One of the remarkable landmarks of Bacolod City is the Bacolod Public Plaza, a 2-hectare trapezoidal park with trees around the periphery and a gazebo at the center. Constructed in 1927 with music as the theme, the plaza has been a perfect place for recreation, political, cultural, and spiritual activities. Today, the plaza is used as a gathering place for workers, students, and families during all times of the year. Church service is also held at the park during Sundays.

Bakhawan EcoparkKalibo, Aklan, Philippines

The Bakhawan Eco-Park is a 220 hectares mangrove forest located in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines. The mangrove reforestation project started in 1990 when the local government and several non-government organizations transformed the muddy shoreline of Barangay New Buswang into a mangrove reforestation site to prevent flood and storm surges in the community. The park is dubbed as the Philippines' most successful mangrove reforestation project. The word "bakhawan", in the local dialect, means "mangrov

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.

Bayanihan ParkM.A, Manuel A. Roxas Hwy, Balibago, Angeles, 2009 Pampanga, Philippines

A recreational park which was located in the heart of the Angeles city which covers an area of 7.5 ha. The park serves as an area for recreational and sports activities and hosts basketball and volleyball courts.

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

Burnham ParkJose Abad Santos Dr, Baguio, 2600 Benguet, Philippines

Burnham Park is considered to be one of the most famous parks in the country. It is located in Jose Abad Santos Drive, Baguio City 2600 Benguet Philippines. It covers a total land area of 32.84 hectares. The park is named after Daniel Hudson Burnham, an American architect and urban planner. He was also the one who laid the plans and design for Baguio City. Most of the park’s features were originally from Daniel Burnham’s design but a few changes and alterations were made to enhance the park’s be

Capitol Park and LagoonBacolod, 6100 Negros Occidental, Philippines

The Capitol Park and Lagoon is a provincial park located in Bacolod, Negros Occidental, in the Philippines. One of the features of the park are matching sculptures depicting a woman standing alongside a water buffalo and that of a man pulling another water buffalo. It is one of the famous places which was located in the heart of Bacolod and a lot of people visits this place to spend some free time here.

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 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.

Jose Rizal's First MonumentJusto Lukban St, Daet, Camarines Norte, Philippines

At Rizal Park in Daet, Camarines Norte of the Bicol Region stands the first Rizal Monument built in February 1899. Jose Protacio Rizal, one of the martyrs during the Spanish colonial that fought for the rights of a Filipino to have equal rights with the colonizers. The monument is three-sided where two of its sides feature two of his famous novels, the Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. This place is one off the famous hangout areas in this province.

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 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.

Lower Magat Eco-Tourism ParkDiadi, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

The Lower Magat Eco-tourism park has a total land area of 1,000 hectares. It has cottages, a campsite, and eco-trails.

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 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 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 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.

Mines view parkBaguio, Benguet, Philippines

A ridge located at the extreme northeast side of the city, past The Mansion and Wright Park, Mines View Park boasts of a spectacular view of Benguet's gold and copper mines and the Cordillera mountains. The main attractions in Mines View Park nowadays would be the commercial activities such as the souvenir and silverworks stores by the park. The one especially worth visiting is Rimando's, that offers the best carved artifacts, on the Gibraltar side.