Cocoa Castle – Hershey, PA

Cocoa Castle is a playground in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It’s address is 605 Cocoa Ave. The playground is located in front of the Hershey (Derry Township) Community Center.

The playground is less than a mile from downtown Hershey and only about a mile from Hersheypark.

Cocoa Castle Sign
Cocoa Castle Sign

The playground was built in 2017, replacing an older wooden playground. The playground is nature-themed, with “logs” and nature color elements used throughout the play structures.

Cocoa Castle Parking

There is on street parking on both sides of the street near the playground. The playground can get quite busy on weekends and during the summer.

Cocoa Castle Main Slides
Cocoa Castle Large Play Structure

There are several picnic tables available to bring a snack or picnic meal to the park. Trash cans are also available.

Cocoa Castle Picnic Tables
Cocoa Castle Picnic Tables

There are some mature trees surrounding the playground, but they don’t provide a lot of shade for the actual playground equipment.

Cocoa Castle Toddler Slides
Toddler Playground

There are two main play structures, one for younger toddlers and preschoolers, and another for older children.

Swings

There are a line of swings along the street side of the playground. The playground is enclosed with a fence, with the entrance on the side.

Note that the Hershey (Derry Township) Community Center is currently being renovated, as of May 2022. So, there’s a bit of construction going on in the area. The playground is separate from this construction.

Once open, the Derry Township Community Center will feature an indoor and outdoor pool.

Looking for another playground in Hershey?

Check out the new Patriot Park in Hershey. Patriot Park has a pirate ship and jungle theme.

Looking for more Harrisburg area playgrounds?

Check out this list of Harrisburg area playgrounds. Harrisburg is located just west of Hershey.

There are many amazing playgrounds in the Harrisburg area, including Adventure Park and Friendship Park.

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