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Playground Guide In Alpharetta, Roswell, Milton and Surrounding Areas

By Erin Stolle, Publisher/Editor - Macaroni Kid Alpharetta-Roswell-Milton and Karen Cohen, Publisher/Editor - Macaroni Kid Alpharetta-Roswell-Milton April 6, 2017

If you are looking for an easy way for your kids to have some summer fun -- get outside and enjoy one of the many playgrounds in our area! Here are some of our readers' favorites. If you have one that I've missed, please email me at karencohen@macaronikid.com so I can add it!

Jump. Laugh. Play.

ALPHARETTA

Cogburn Road Park: 12825 Cogburn Rd, Alpharetta
Cogburn Road Park amenities include a .2 mile concrete walking path, restroom facility and passive play area. Two small group pavilions are available on a first come first serve basis for intimate family picnics and celebrations. A large playground serves youth age 2-5 years and 5-12 years. Park visitors will also enjoy the Alpharetta Arboretum at Cogburn Road Park.  

North Park: 13450 Cogburn Rd., Alpharetta
North Park amenities include lighted tennis courts, a football field with synthetic turf, a multi-purpose field, eight lighted softball fields, two picnic pavilions, two playgrounds, an Adult Activity Center, an Arts Building, and a walking trail. North Park is also the home of the North Metro Miracle League at the Alpharetta Adapted Sports Complex.  

Union Hill Park: 1590 Little Pine Trail, Alpharetta
Union Hill Park amenities include two outdoor roller hockey rinks, one of which is covered.

Webb Bridge Park: 4780 Webb Bridge, Alpharetta
Webb Bridge Park amenities include two grass soccer fields, a multi-purpose synthetic turf field, four baseball fields, four tennis courts, a walking trail, an arboretum, concession stands, three picnic pavilions (available on a first come, first serve basis) and the Webb Zone Playground featuring a seasonal running water stream (pictured) and sundial.

Wills Park: 11925 Wills Rd, Alpharetta
Wills Park amenities include eight baseball fields, two tee ball fields, four picnic pavilions, Wacky World Playground, two smaller playgrounds, a disc golf course, tennis courts, a 1.8 mile walking trail, and the Alpharetta Arboretum at Wills Park.

Brooke Street Park: (Behind Alpharetta City Hall: 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009)

Brooke Street Park is a passive park with a large green area and a man made stream. Great for a picnic and to take some balls to play on the green area. 

CUMMING

Caney Creek Preserve: 2755 Caney Road, Cumming
Walking trails, dog park, pavilions, natural amphitheater, playground with an archeological dig site and water play area.

Fowler Park: 4110 Carolene Way, Cumming
2 playgrounds, pavilions, walking trail, basketball courts, tennis courts, athletic fields.

Sawnee Mountain Preserve: 4075 Spot Rd., Cumming
A 963-acre park know for Indian Seats rock formation, with hiking trails and a interactive visitor center.

Sharon Springs Park: 1950 Sharon Road, Cumming
Tennis courts, baseball and softball fields, pavilions, football and lacrosse fields, basketball courts, batting cages, paved walking trail, playground, restrooms, and a community building with a kitchen.

JOHNS CREEK

Newtown Park: 3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek
Features 52 acres with a small lake and walking and jogging trails, athletic fields, basketball courts, softball and baseball fields, tennis courts, picnic pavilions, playgrounds, a community garden, and dog park.

Ocee Park: 10900 Buice Rd., Johns Creek
Ocee Park offers athletic and recreational options including playgrounds, walking trails, baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts and picnic pavilions.

Shakerag Park: 10945 Rogers Circle, Johns Creek
Featuring 66 acres with walking and jogging trails, lake, athletic fields, playground, and picnic pavilions.

MILTON

Bell Memorial Park: 15245 Bell Park Road, Milton
An active-use park with four baseball fields, pavilions, picnic areas, parking, concessions and a playground. 

Birmingham Park: 750 Hickory Flat Road, Milton
This 200-acre site, located behind Fire Station No. 43 at 750 Hickory Flat Road is open for passive use (hiking, dog walking, or horseback riding). 

Friendship Community Park: 12785 Birmingham Highway, Milton, GA 30004 
This 1.81 acre park, opened Dec. 1, 2012, is a joint venture with the the Fulton County School System. Located between Crabapple Crossing Elementary and Northwestern Middle School, it features a small picnic pavilion, walking path, half court basketball and a play field.

ROSWELL

Azalea Park: 203 Azalea Park, Roswell
Park and playground on the Chattahoochee River

East Roswell Park: 9000 Fouts Rd., Roswell
Enjoy playgrounds, pavilions, tennis courts and ballfields, and hiking trails.

Hembree Park: 850 Hembree Road, Roswell
Walking trails, a playground, baseball fields and batting cages, tennis courts and a pavilion.

Riverside Park: 575 Riverside Rd., Roswell
A park, playground and trails! Plus, check out the Splash 'n Play!

Roswell Area Park: 10495 Woodstock Rd., Roswell
Walking trails, swimming pool, playground, ballfileds, and picnic area.

Sloan Street: 75 Sloan Street, Roswell
Park with playground.

Sweet Apple Park: 11850 Crabapple Road, Roswell
Park, playground, walking trails, ballfields, and picnic area.

Waller Area Park: 250 Oak St., Roswell
Playground, picnic area, and athletic fields.

SANDY SPRINGS

Morgan Falls Overlook Park: 200 Morgan Falls Road, Sandy Springs

Picnic pavilions, children's playground, boat dock/fishing pier, hiking trail (less than 1 mile), fire pit, porch swings, scenic views, restrooms.



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