318 Parks to explore in United States
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17 Mile House Farm Park is part of a 70-acre Arapahoe County Open Space which includes an 1860s mile house, barn and silo along the historic Smoky Hill/Cherokee Trail route to Denver. It was originally a log cabin, much of which can still be seen.These houses were named based on their distances to downtown Denver. Here travelers could get meals, spend the night, and rest their animals. Of the original mile houses, only 17 Mile House and 4 Mile House exist today.
Adventure Playground is an urban park and adventure playground in Berkeley, California, located at the Berkeley Marina.The adventure playground model, sometimes referred to as a "junk playground," is to provide children with the resources to build. The available tools include saws, hammers, workbenches, and nails. The legal liability raised by giving children relatively unrestricted access to these tools has made adventure playgrounds rare in the United States.
Alameda Park is a two-block park in downtown Santa Barbara. As one of the city's oldest parks, it is home to a variety of rare trees and plants. These horticultural treasures include the soapbark tree, the white ironwood, and the bunya-bunya tree, just to name a few.
Alamo Lake State Park is located about 37 miles north of Wenden and offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities in the Bill Williams River Valley. It features camping facilities and attracts wildlife enthusiasts, as the park is home to numerous wildlife species including the bald eagle. The park's remoteness and distance from cities also makes it a destination for stargazing, as is the darkest sky state park in Arizona.
Alamo Square is a residential neighborhood and park in San Francisco, California. Its boundaries are not well-defined but are generally considered to be Webster Street on the east, Golden Gate Avenue on the north, Divisadero Street on the west, and Fell Street on the south. The well known postcard motif "Painted Ladies" is located in Alamo Square.
The 838-acre park which was located on the Potomac River in Sterling, Virginia is owned and operated by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and contains open fields, picnic shelters, rental cottages, an event center for weddings and meetings, a boat launch with access to the Potomac River, the Volcano Island water park open from May to September, and an 18-hole golf course. The park is bisected by the Potomac Heritage Trail.
This beautiful park with 16.9 acres land is a local favorite for kids, runers, dogs and events. Connects to Pikes Peak Greenway Trail.There are interactive pieces of art, called Quirks, which inhabit one side of the playground. It would provide a community space where people could convene in the beauty of the city. It was completed in 2005, after many years of planning and construction, with the sculptural fountain being dedicated soon after.
This is an Urban Park that is a little known gem at the southwest corner of Arapaho Road and Addison Road. The 7.85 acres has become a favorite of many for viewing the Kaboom Town airshow and fireworks. It is also a great spot to watch airplanes at the Addison Airport.
A small freshwater lake located in the Bachman Lake community of northwest Dallas. It is one of the main water resource of the city. Today, Bachman Lake is used as a recreational area that includes the Bachman Recreation Center several picnic areas, and a playground, walkways,fitness stations, benches, water fountains and more.
Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park and National Cemetery is a battlefield area and a United States National Cemetery located northeast of Leesburg, Virginia. The cemetery is the third smallest national cemetery in the United States. Fifty-four Union Army dead from the Battle of Ball's Bluff is interred in 25 graves in the half-acre plot.
Barton Creek is a tributary that feeds the Colorado River as it flows through the Texas Hill Country. The creek passes through some of the more scenic areas in Greater Austin, surrounded in many parts by a greenbelt of protected lands that serves as a habitat for many indigenous species of flora and fauna.
This is a public park which has an area of 25 acre located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. The park contains attractions such as an old fort named Castle Clinton; multiple monuments; and the SeaGlass Carousel. The park and surrounding area is named for the artillery batteries that were built in the late 17th century to protect the settlement behind them.
Baylands Park provides over 70 acres of developed parkland offering active recreation, pathways and picnic areas for families and large groups. It offers biking, hiking, nature trails and access to the San Francisco Bay Trail, which connects 300 miles of trails along the shoreline of San Francisco Bay.
An amazing outdoor fully fenced 25 acre dog park which has many great amenities including Bear Creek with splash areas, shade, fenced agility-training area, 3/4-mile trail loop trail, separate fenced small-dog area, benches, picnic tables, information kiosk, trash cans, bag dispensers, water fountain and heated men's & women's restrooms.
Bear Creek Lake Park is a 2600 acre Open Space Park managed by the City of Lakewood. The park contains a swim beach; marina with boat rentals; a 47 site campground; horseback riding stables; 15 miles of multiple use trails; water ski school; picnic shelters; an archery range and three lakes.The park Visitor Center is a great place to learn about the park, and a variety of ranger programs are offered throughout the year.
This is a well maintained park with a small stream running through it that is a major draw to the park - lots of kids wadding -- it is shallow so perfect for kids. One side of it has playgrounds for various age groups. The other side has the train and petting zoo.
This 17-acre park provides several recreational amenities, including tennis courts, ball fields, walking trails, a picnic area and a playground. The Bensley Recreation Center, which is located within the park, also hosts a variety of programs and events for youths, adults, and seniors.