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Best Playgrounds and Parks in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho has a lot of great parks and playgrounds for families with kids of all ages to enjoy. When I first moved to Coeur d’Alene, I had no idea which parks were located in which neighborhoods. Now I know that you can find a ton of fun parks in Coeur d’Alene and Hayden if you just know where to look! Here’s my list of best neighborhood parks for kids in CDA, including which playgrounds have splash pads, interesting play features and more!

Generally, Coeur d’Alene city parks are open from 5 am to 11 pm. The neighborhood splash pads are open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d'Alene Idaho toddler playground

McEuen Park

Located in downtown Coeur d’Alene by the lake and CDA resort, McEuen Park is a fun place for kids of all ages to climb and play. This playdate-worthy park features a huge playground for older kids and a separate play space for toddlers. Interesting playground activities include a sandbox with digging tools, oversized pipes where kids can play musical notes, numerous slides, swings and a kid-friendly manually operated merry-go-round. The only tricky thing about this park is that it’s huge so kids can disappear quickly into the playground labyrinth on their quest for fun! Fortunate the toddler area is a bit smaller which makes it easier for moms to monitor and assist younger kids. McEuen Park also has a huge splash pad with a variety of water features.

Address: 420 E Front Ave, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Splash Pad: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Features: Playground, walking paths, enclosed dog park, basketball court, soccer field, splash pad, parking.

Coeur d'Alene parks for kids McEuen

Fort Sherman Playground

Next on our list, the Fort Sherman wooden playground is perfect for hide and seek with its many nooks and crannies. Kids can chase each other along the elevated wood pathways, scramble up and down the climbing walls, spin on the tire swing and walk across the swinging bridge. The whole playground is surrounded by a security fence to keep kids from wandering off.

Address: City Park, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Splash Pad: Yes, nearby
Restrooms: Yes
Features: Huge wooden climbing structure, slides, monkey bars, wooden boat, swings, tire swing, toddler area.

Fort Sherman Playground in downtown Coeur d'Alene Idaho

Bluegrass Park

Additionally, Bluegrass Park is situated in the middle of a neighborhood so it stays less busy than the city parks. Kids can play while moms sit on the benches within the fence surrounding the playground. A huge grassy area surrounds the park, perfect for bringing along a picnic lunch. I’ve met up with other moms for several playdates with my kids at Bluegrass Park. Playground features include two toddler swings, two big kid swings, a sand box, large playground and several plastic slides. A cement splash pad is situated just outside of the playground fence.

Address: 6071 N Courcelles Pkwy, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
Splash Pad: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Features: Playground, splash pad, basketball court, volleyball, tetherball, a picnic shelter with
BBQ, paved bicycle trails, parking.

Bluegrass park and neighborhood playground near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Bluegrass Park and playground in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Bluegrass park and playground for kids in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Kids can choose from several different climbing structures at Bluegrass Park. They can go across the monkey bars, try the swinging rings, and go down 4 different slides.

The Landings Park

The Landings Park is a nice destination for a group playdate because it has lots of room and a big splash pad with many water features. Several trees provide shade around the park and kids can play in the water and the run over to the playgroup or toddler area to dry off. The playground offers climbing activities, slides and swings.

Address: 3849 Long Meadow Dr, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
Splash Pad: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Features: Playground, a splash pad, a picnic shelter, parking.

The Landings playground in Coeur d'Alene Idaho

Sunshine Meadows Park

Sunshine Meadows is located in a residential neighborhood and offers a playground, basketball, volleyball, tether ball, horseshoes, open space, a picnic shelter, a paved bicycle trail and portable restrooms.

Address: 2625 W Larix Ct, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
Splash Pad: No
Restrooms: Porta-Potties
Features: Spacious playground and picnic area

Sunshine Meadows Park in Coeur d'alene Idaho

Sorbonne Park

Sorbonne Park is a smaller neighborhood park that’s a fun walking destination if you live nearby. Kids can slide down the slides, climb on the playground and crawl through a faux hollow log.

Address: 2898 W Sorbonne Dr, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
Splash Pad: No
Restrooms: Porta-Potties
Features: Small playground ideal for younger kids

Broadmoore park and neighborhood playground in Hayden Idaho

Broadmoore Park

Broadmoore Park is a ten acre city park nestled within a community neighborhood, complete with a baseball field, volleyball, horseshoes and space for soccer games and football practice. Playground features include slides, monkey bars and swings. A long walking path goes all the way around the large grassy area, perfect for walks with young kids or riding bikes.

Address: 2691 W Broadmoore Dr, Hayden, ID 83835
Splash Pad: No
Restrooms: Porta-Potties
Features: 10 acre grassy park and small playground ideal for younger kids, a picnic shelter, baseball, volleyball, horseshoes, walking paths, street parking.

Best parks for kids in Coeur d'Alene Broadmore Park

Coeur d'Alene parks for kids Broadmore rainbow

Riverstone Park

The Riverstone shopping center is a fun local family destination with many great restaurants, a movie theater, shopping and an interactive park for kids. Riverstone Park has lots of climbing activities, slides and monkey bars. It’s surrounded by cement walking paths perfect for biking and going on walks. When we visit, we also enjoy seeing the ducks in the nearby pond.

Address: 1805 Tilford Ln, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Splash Pad: No
Restrooms: Yes
Features: Playground, walking paths, pond with ducks.

Best playdate parks for kids in Coeur d'Alene Riverstone

Coeur d’Alene offers many other park locations too! These are just some of our favorite spots for playdates and family outings. Which CDA park has your family had the most fun at?


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