You know it’s summer in North Alabama when the Athens Kiddie Carnival is open! Read our Parent Review about this fantastic summer tradition for families with young children.
Madison has a new scavenger hunt that will get your family outdoors and exploring! Read our Parent Review of Trains on Main before you set out.
The Hampton Cove Dog Park is the newest greenspace opened by Huntsville Parks & Rec. We sent our “Rover Reporter” to check it out!
There’s another splashpad in Huntsville – here’s why your family should head over to the Showers Center to check out the shiny new water play feature and stay cool this summer!
We have an enjoyable new option for family fun down 431 a piece from Huntsville. Lake City is an amusement park that opened in southern Guntersville this spring. It follows the classic model, with rides, a midway of games, and fun things to eat.
Swan Creek Park in Athens has three pavilions, small playground, for tennis courts, horseshoe pit, restrooms, and access to the Athens Rec Center Track, which is 1.53 miles.
A great place to have a picnic and play outside, Jim Merek Park is one of Huntsville’s newest green spaces – plan a trip with your kids and use these Parent Pro-Tips!
The North Alabama Land Trust’s “Tuesdays On the Trail” program is a wonderful way for even the busiest of families to spend some time together outdoors. Don’t tell the kids… you’ll learn a lot about local environmental education too!
Huntsville’s newest park is both kid-friendly AND dog-friendly! One local mom checked it out and has lots of tips for families headed there to play.
Is 4D Farm worth the drive from Huntsville? YOU BETCHA!
UPDATE July 2015: This private park is maintained by a family, not the city. Due to problems with park maintenance, it is preferable to call ahead before meeting your play group or having a picnic here. Gilwood Park is “a park dedicated to the ones that lost their life in the April 27th, 2011 tornadoes […]
Location: 2801 Hastings Road SW, Huntsville, 35801 (map) Amenities: Two (2) playground sets – one little kid (2-9 years) and one infant (18 months-3 years). Six swings – three regular and three infant. Benches, picnic table, green space, riding toys, sidewalk around playground, trash cans, dog waste disposal. NO BATHROOMS. Tucked away in the medical […]