Playground Guide on hrScene

You know your neighborhood parks, but why not try something new with the kids? We have a list of playgrounds that will keep you busy! They’re fun, safe, free, and all over Hampton Roads. What are you waiting for? Start playing!


Camelot Park
Includes volleyball courts, tennis courts, shelters and picnic tables, horseshoes and grills.
961 King Arthur Drive

Chesapeake City Park
Large park in Chesapeake that includes Fun Forest Children’s Playground, a Dog Park, Skate Park, Outdoor Stage, Horseshoe Courts and more.
900 City Park Drive

Indian River Park
Has a baseball field, play area and girl’s club. The park offers a nearby place to discover adventures on the trails-either walking, hiking or biking. For those who like extreme adventures it has series of trails and jumps for bikes and the BMX communities.
1709 Rokeby Avenue

Northwest River Park
Local park in Chesapeake with a playground, boating, fishing, hiking, putt-putt course, horse shoes, volleyball nets.
1733 Indian Creek Road

Oak Grove Park
Local park in Chesapeake with a fitness trail for walking, running, biking. Fishing platforms and a kids play area on site.
409 Byron Street

Western Branch Park
Local park in Chesapeake with playgrounds, basketball courts, pickleball courts, athletic fields and more.
4437 Portsmouth Boulevard


Bluebird Gap Farm
Farm with animals such as horses, cows, pigs, goats, and chickens. Also home to birds of prey, whitetail deer, llamas, alpacas, tortoises, peacocks, rabbits, and waterfowl! The park features a covered pavilion with 18 picnic tables and a large charcoal grill.
60 Pine Chapel Road

Buckroe Beach & Park
Bay front park with ¾ mile of clean beach. Kayaks and paddleboats are available for rental. There are three shelters with 2 grills in each, children’s playground, restroom facilities available May 15th through September 15th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
North First Street

Gosnold’s Hope Park/Hampton BMX Super Track
Features eight picnic facilities, restrooms, a public boat ramp with kayak launch area, a fitness trail, athletic fields that support football, baseball and soccer, and a multi age group children’s playground  and fitness area with special needs accommodations.
901 East Little Back River Road


Newport News

Playground with bathrooms. Ball fields, picnic areas, fishing, hiking trails.
11523 Jefferson Avenue

Huntington Park-Beach
Home of Fort Fun Playground, picnic areas, athletic fields, tennis courts, fishing, public beach and rose garden. Restrooms available.
361 Hornet Circle

King-Lincoln Park
Playgrounds, Tennis, Basketball Courts, Nature Center, Picnic Areas and Fishing.
600 Jefferson Avenue

Newport News Park
Large park with camping, trails, and Newport News Park Discovery Center. Several Playgrounds.
13560 Jefferson Avenue

Riverview Farm Park & Dog Park
Home of Fantasy Farm Playground, picnic areas, soccer field, hiking trails.
105 City Farm Road


Barraud Park
Public park with playground, softball field, picnic area.
2540 Barraud Avenue

Lafayette Park
Public park with playground, athletic fields/courts, boat ramp, picnic area
3500 Granby Street

Lakewood Park
Public park with playground and picnic area.
1612 Willow Wood Drive

Northside Park
Public park with playground, picnic shelters, aquatic center, athletic fields/courts, skate park
8445 Tidewater Drive

Poplar Hall Park
Public park with playground, picnic shelters, athletic courts/fields
Curlew Avenue

Tarrallton Park
Public park with playground, athletic fields, picnic area.
2100 Tarrollton Drive


City Park
Public park with playground, athletic fields/courts, boat ramp, and picnic area.
140 City Park Avenue

Paradise Creek Nature Park
Two miles of trails lead the visitor through an urban forest under revitalization, 11 acres of new tidal wetlands, and past industrial partners all doing their part to bring back your home river.
1141 Victory Boulevard

Portsmouth Splash Park
A newly developed fifteen apparatus interactive aquatics play area for all citizens of Portsmouth.
900 Elm Avenue