With nearly year-round sunshine and blue skies, you’ll find there’s never a bad time to get out and explore some of Tampa’s best parks and playgrounds.
Ballast Point Park
5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611
Ballast Point Park is found right on Tampa Bay. The site offers a two-story playground, as well as a smaller play area for younger kids. You’ll also find a fishing pier, a nearby splash pad to cool off, a boat ramp, picnic areas and some fantastic views overlooking the Bay. A nearby restaurant even offers a place to grab a bite to eat
Julian B Lane Riverfront Park
1001 N Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
Julian B Lane Riverfront Park sits on 25-acres close to the Hillsborough River in Tampa. It includes a covered playground and a splash pad, as well as basketball courts, pickleball and tennis courts, plus a sports field and kayak launches. You can even rent kayaks and paddleboards at the park. In addition, you’ll find a dog park, a festival lawn, and some event space to rent out at the park.