Explore These Exciting Playgrounds in Rochester Hills

These playgrounds feature expansive green spaces and fun play structures.

Uncover Rochester Hills’ premier parks, offering expansive green spaces and top-notch playgrounds for memorable family outings. These well-maintained parks provide a backdrop for quality family time, with scenic trails, interactive play structures and inviting picnic areas.

Plan your next visit for a day of outdoor fun with our favorite playgrounds in Rochester Hills.

Avondale Park

The park is 18.5 acres and includes a multipurpose sports field, which is reservable, sand volleyball courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, a tot lot (for ages 2-5) and a play structure (for ages 5-12).

Bear Creek Nature Park

This park consists of 107-acres between Snell and Gunn Roads. The trails and boardwalks are ADA accessible and the park features a playground for 5-12 year olds, picnic pavilion and more. There is a pedestrian entry available on Gunn Road, which you can enter through if you park at Township Hall. Residents can park at the Oakland Township Hall and at the main entrance off Snell Road. Dogs are allowed at the park as long as they are leashed and cleaned up after.

Bloomer Park

Entry is free for the 2023 season into this park and it now features a newly rebuilt parking lot. This 200-acre park features play structures, picnic areas with charcoal grills, volleyball nets, hiking/biking trails and historic features.

Borden Park

This park is 143-acres and includes a playground, baseball/softball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis and pickleball courts, basketball courts, volleyball court, roller hockey rink, picnic tables, a 30-acre wooded wetlands/nature area and more. This is also where Festival of the Hills is at in the summertime, among other family-friendly events.

Innovation Hills

With 110 acres of land and a brand-new playground, your family will have fun visiting for the day. The magnificent three-acre inclusive playground in this park is open to kids of all abilities. There are several play structures with nature themes, providing a ton of opportunities for imaginative play and discovery. The Clinton River, ponds, waterfalls, hiking trails, and are also accessible in this park.

Thelma Spencer Park

The “beach park” which is really Spencer Park is another great spot for the littles.  This 113-acre park has a  play structure with several slides, interactive equipment, and swings (for little kids as well). The 38-acre lake at the park is one of its attractions; from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, guests are welcome to swim there. In the surroundings, there is a tree-lined trails and a picnic area.

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Darlene A. White
Darlene A. White
Darlene A. White, is a dedicated freelance journalist based in metro Detroit. With over a decade of journalistic experience under her belt, she creates compelling stories that attract a diverse readership, with a particular emphasis on parenting. As a mom of twins, Darlene enjoys library visits, park coffees and Target outings.


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