Location: South Beaty Street beside the Athens Chamber of Commerce in downtown Athens, AL. Big Spring Memorial Park in downtown Athens offers a large pond that is framed in decorative concrete, which makes it safer for kids who like to run around. There are plenty of trees, making it easy to find shady areas while […]
Craving the outdoors? Need a little exercise? I’ve got just the place for you! Madison County Nature Trail is one of our local treasures. This hiking trail offers everything a family with kids might be looking for in a beginner level hike. Let me caveat this, my family likes to brave it and we consider […]
The area and equipment could use some refurbishing but that doesn’t take away from the bonuses the site offers. This is a playground worth going out of your way for. A nice mix of equipment for different ages and interests and plenty of shade.
This small park located behind Asbury is perfect if you are looking for a place to throw a frisbee, play kickball or soccer or just a game of tag with your kids.
Located just off of Hughes and Madison Pike, this park is the “crown jewel” of Madison’s park system. With 60 acres and a recreation facility (indoor and outdoor pool, gymnasium, etc.) this park offers something for almost everyone. There are walking trails, lots of soccer and baseball fields, disc golf, etc.
The location of this park, right off a major road, and the amount of parking (minimal) makes this park one of my least favorite to use. That said, if you live within walking distance or are looking for a park for tennis or basketball, this is a good resource. There are swings here along with […]
Location: 360 A Harvestwood Court ( off of Slaughter Road) Amenities: Good mix of playground equipment, dog park, walking trails, several pavilions, benches near the play equipment, small creek, frisbee golf AND bathrooms! Mom’s Thoughts: I love this park and the only downside I can find is that everyone else does too. This means that […]
With several baseball fields, at least one soccer field and two playgrounds on either side of the park, it’s a large complex…
A good mix of playground equipment here and lots of it. If you have both small and older children this is a great place to take them…
Lots of play equipment for younger children and a few things for older kids. There is equipment here for children with disabilities…