September 11

5 Best Parks in Plano, TX for Family Fun

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a family posing with 2 small children getting piggy backs from their parentsWhen stores and your typical go-to family fun locations are closed, you need another option. If you live in Plano, TX you’ll have no problem finding a park in the area to enjoy with your family. You’ll be able to enjoy the great outdoors, get some exercise, and see some interesting sights, all for little to no cost at all.
 

1. Haggard Park

Located at 901 East 15th Street, Haggard Park is a park your family will love. This park is the home of the Interurban Railway Museum and features a railcar and a millennium time capsule. The park also has two different playgrounds, one for ages 2-5 and another for older kids ages 5-12. Families can walk the park’s .37 mile trail together, play on the chessboard, sit in the gazebo, and enjoy the view of the park’s pond.

2. Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

This 200-acre park is located on the west side of Plano at 6701 West Parker Road. This park’s natural beauty makes it a popular destination for family photos. There are several different trails, some paved and some that are off-road biking trails that allow families to take walks, go for jogs, hikes, and bike rides. A day spent at this park will be an educational day as families will be able to enjoy and learn more about nature together.

3. Windhaven Meadows Park

This park is located at 5400 Windhaven Parkway and is one that everyone in your family will enjoy. The main feature of this park is the playground, which gives children over 20,000 square feet of space to play on the playground’s structures. Surrounded by synthetic turf, children can run and play on the playground which includes a sensory garden and modern play equipment. Families will find a welcome escape from the Texas heat at the 1800 square foot splash pad.

4. Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve

This park has earned its role as the largest park in Plano. Located at 5901 Los Rios Boulevard, this 800-acre park provides active families with the space to be just that. Bring your road bike, rollerblades, or running shoes and head out on the 8-mile concrete trail. If you’re in the mood for hiking or mountain biking, you’ll be able to do so along the 5 miles of unpaved trails that traverse Rowlett Creek.

5. Bob Woodruff Park

Head over to 2601 San Gabriel Drive and you’ll find a park that has something for everyone in your family. Bob Woodruff Park has basketball and volleyball courts, a creek, hiking trails, a playground, and a lake complete with a fishing pier. For those who don’t want to commit to a lengthy hike, the .7 mile walking trail gives you a leisurely workout to take at your own pace. After you enjoy some outdoor activities, make sure you stop at the park’s learning center.
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