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10 Best Playgrounds In Northern Virginia

February 12, 2022

Where are the best playgrounds to take your kids in Northern Virginia? We have the answers! Here are the top 10 playgrounds in Northern Virginia:

1. Lubber Run Park

Address: 200 N Columbus St Arlington, Virginia

Parking: Free parking garage under park and street parking

Restrooms: Nice restrooms located at the park

Park Features:

  • Slides
  • Rock climbing hill
  • Unique wooden playground features
  • 2 playhouses
  • Rope climbing
  • Sand pit

2. Chessie’s Big Backyard

Address: 6601 Telegraph Rd Alexandria, VA

Parking: Parking lot with open spaces next to playground

Restrooms: Clean restroom located near playground

Park Features:

  • Nature trail
  • 2 large playgrounds
  • Lighthouse
  • Dragon
  • Pirate ship
  • Splash pad
  • Carousel (for a small fee

3. Ashburn Park

Address: 43645 Partlow Rd, Ashburn, VA 20147

Parking: Parking lot next to park

Restrooms: Bathrooms located in the park

Park Features:

  • Known as “Dinosaur Park”
  • A variety of playground structures
  • Trees and plenty of shade
  • Good for babies and kids
  • Paved walking trails
  • Nearby creek
  • Shaded sitting area

4. Fantasy Playground

Address: 12298 Cotton Mill Dr, Woodbridge, VA 22192

Parking: Parking lot located at park

Restrooms: No restrooms, but shopping center nearby

Park Features:

  • Wooden play structure resembles a castle
  • Picnic tables
  • Sandbox
  • Tire swings
  • Plenty of seating
  • Fun, unique obstacles throughout the park

5. Hyland Hills Park

Address: Flintonbridge Dr, Chantilly, VA 20152

Parking: Street parking

Restrooms: No bathrooms on site

Park Features:

  • Cool climbing playground features
  • Swings
  • Paved sidewalk for bikes and scooters
  • Creative design
  • Good for tots and kids
  • Benches around perimeter of park

6. Monticello Park Challenge Course

Address: 5315 Guinea Road, Burke VA

Parking: Parking lot shared with dog park

Restrooms: No restrooms

Park Features:

  • Unique, challenging course for older kids
  • Located right next to a great dog park
  • Great for social distancing because park is designed to follow a path

7. Clemijontri

Address: 6317 VA-193, McLean, VA 22101

Parking: Parking lot on location, fills up on busy days

Restrooms: Bathrooms on site

Park Features:

  • Largest playground in Northern Virginia
  • Bright colors
  • Unique play structures
  • Separate themed areas
  • Maze
  • Accessible
  • Carousel

8. Jones Point Park

Address: Jones Point Dr, Alexandria, VA 23242

Parking: Big parking lot located on Royal Dr.

Restrooms: Restrooms under the interstate in designated building

Park Features:

  • 2 great playgrounds
  • Near Mount Vernon Trail
  • Interactive and fun animal tracks leading up to the park
  • Challenge course for older kids
  • Great park for rainy days!

9. Chestnut Hills

Address: 2807 N Harrison St, Arlington, VA 22207

Parking: Free parking on Harrison St.

Restrooms: Restrooms available at nearby Greenbrier Park

Park Features:

  • Excellent sand pit
  • Tricycle path around the park
  • Plenty of shade
  • Zipline
  • Located in a beautiful four acre park

10. Fairlington Park

Address: 3304-3318 S Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22206

Parking: Large parking lot available

Restrooms: Community center next door has open restrooms

Park Features:

  • Very unique sky bridges on playground
  • Eye-catching play structures
  • Rope climbing
  • Sandboxes
  • Good for a wide range of ages

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