Need a fun place to cool off with the kids today?
If a little natural air conditioning is in order, I’ve got a list of great shady parks and playgrounds! I’d love for you to share any I missed in the comments. At the bottom of the post I also have a round up of all my other posts on keep cool strategies for the South Sound, including places to swim, play, eat, and just plain beat the heat!
Mud Mountain Dam Children’s wading pool with spray feature, playgrounds, and shaded walking trails Out towards Greenwater-make it a full day, day trip.
Tehaleh Trails Bonney Lake Many shaded walking trails at this Bonney Lake area development. No, you don’t have to be a resident, and yes, they have a trail map!
Loyalty Park Sumner Fun playground, and huge trees that provide ample shade.
Wildwood Park Puyallup A great choice on a hot day. It features a little crick for kids to splash in right next to the playground, and tall trees provide shade. Kids will get very dirty here. [Read more...]