Guide to Playgrounds & Parks in Houston

Find great playgrounds for your Houston kids, nature trails, hiking in our many area parks, and more outdoor fun.

We've rounded up the best outdoor play spaces for every kid in Houston, of every age, ability, and interest! From accessible playgrounds to tot lots, playgrounds so special they're worth a drive, and the very best splash pads for hot Houston days, we've scoured the city. We've also got the scoop on the best state and national parks in Texas!

One of the many jungle gyms at Clear Lake Park. Photo by Ashley Jones