Conway Park

Located at 12301 Conway Road, immediately west of I-270.

THIS is the park I have been waiting to visit!! I have seen it for years off the side of I-270, but finally figured out the name of the park last week.

This 29-acre park features a one mile paved path with fitness stations, two tennis courts, a playground and restrooms. This park also features a wildflower garden, a dog park and the historic Clester and Hackmann log cabins.

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Parking is immediately when you turn into the park.  The restrooms are adjacent to the parking lot.  On the way to the park’s amenities, you pass two tennis courts, a gazebo and lots picnic tables.

The large accessible playground has activities for kids of all ages, including 4 slides, a spider web climber, two puppet show windows, a grocery store window, a xylophone, three spinning cylinders with various liquids that move and morph and a multiple steering wheels (two of which are meant to replicate being on a plane).  All flooring is poured rubber.

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I loved the wide array of climbers, including a log ladder, a rock climber, stairs, two rock walls, a regular ladder, a stepping stone path and two cylindrical climbers.  The clubhouse roofs provided ample shade, though it would be nice to have a shade over to two park benches next to the playground.

There are no swings at this park.

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The park also contains a one mile trail, a dog park (membership required) and lots of open space to enjoy a picnic around the pond with water fountain.

We give this park an enthusiastic 5 graham cracker rating!!!  We will certainly be back to play with the kids! (In fact, we are headed back tonight for a picnic dinner…and if Flapjack is good, maybe he will get to go too and make some new doggie friends!)

Here is a shot of our view from our picnic dinner!


You’ve got to get out here and check this place out even if you don’t have kids or a dog.

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