The Best Outdoor Playgrounds in Fort Collins, Colorado

If you’re trying to get your kids out of the house to do something fun, and you don’t want to spend much, going to the park can be the best option! Fort Collins is home to many amazing parks, and not the ones with just green spaces to run, but with amazing playgrounds too!
Check out our top picks for outdoor playgrounds in Fort Collins in the list below:


5552-5564 Ziegler Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80528

Twin Silo Park

We don’t know how to start talking about Twin Silo Park. This incredible 54-acre park main feature, the twin 48-foot farm silos, reminds and honors the area’s farming history and agricultural roots. Moving on, there’s also the tallest slide in Fort Collins. If you think this isn’t much, you will also find unique play structures, interactive experiences, a zipline, community gardens, a dog park, recreational trails, and so much more!


5821 S Lemay Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Fossil Creek Park

Dino-loving kids will absolutely love this park! At this prehistoric-themed playground, kids can climb a giant Wooly Mammoth, climb through a shark’s jaw, climb a concrete climbing all with embedded fossils, and have fun with the other prehistoric beasts! This is one of the largest community parks in Fort Collins and it also features a splash park, a dog park, skate park, sports courts, and more!


3156 S Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Spring Canyon Community Park

Kids of all abilities can enjoy this amazing playground! In fact, it’s the first universally accessible playground in Colorado. Kids of all abilities can share a play experience and equally enjoy the fun equipment. Besides the play structure and Inspirational Playground, you can find a splash pad, a tennis court, a skate park, walkint trails, bike course, and more!


607 9th St, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Sugar Beet Park

The park may be called Sugar Beet because of the 12-foot-tall wooden sugar beet play structure. The playground features a slide, climbable slats, a rope ladder, and more! There are also other cool features at the park, but the interesting fact is that the park’s beet structure honors the history of the area, which was home to sugar beet fields farmed by migrant laborers at the turn of the 20th century.


Located at the Gardens on Spring Creek.

The Children’s Garden

Not exactly a playground, but the Children’s Garden is filled with opportunities for kids to play, explore, and discover! It features a rock garden, a pond with fish and a bridge, secret gardens, a Dr. Seuss playhouse and sandpit, an interactive Discovery Zone, a miniature train garden, a beautiful grassy area, animal footprint path, and so much more!


1500 W Mulberry St, Fort Collins, CO 80521

Fort Collins City Park

With more than 90 acres of outdoor space, kids will run and play all day in the open air! City Park also features kid-friendly attractions, such as two cool playgrounds (one for big kids and one for toddlers), a giant green cannon, swim park, sports courts, a mini train, and of course: the lake!


Avery Park

This great park located in central Fort Collins has a playground, shelter, restrooms, and more. The playground features slides and features for both older kids and smaller ones! There’s also a sandbox, a basketball court, and a shaded pavillion.

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