The Lancaster area has many amazing playgrounds to choose from. Check out this list of the best playgrounds near Lancaster, Pennsylvania. There’s also links to more lists of amazing playgrounds in the nearby Harrisburg and York areas at the bottom of this post.
Daniel’s Den – Lancaster
Daniel’s Den Playground is located beside Manor Church at 530 Central Manor Road in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The playground is located close to the Mountville area, not far from Route 30.
The Daniel’s Den playground features wooden structures with slides and play houses. There’s also a water misting feature that may be turned on during the warmer months. There’s a large pavilion available for picnics and a walking trail around the field behind the playground.
Amos Herr Dream Park
Amos Herr Dream Park is located northwest of Lancaster, in the town of Landisville. The address of the park is 1700 Nissley Road, Landisville, PA.
The playground features a farm theme, with the main structure of a barn to play in. There’s a tunnel slide to exit the barn. There are many opportunities to climb, and there’s a long zip line. This playground also features a tot lot for smaller children, and the playground is fenced.
Strasburg Jaycee Park –
Strasburg Jaycee Park is located at 218B Miller Street in Strasburg, Pennsylvania. The Strasburg area is home to the famous Strasburg Railroad and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
Strasburg Jaycee Park features a fenced-in playground with a main climbing structure and a smaller one for young children. There’s also benches with shade umbrellas and baseball fields.
Long’s Park – Lancaster, PA
Long’s Park is located close to the Park City Mall in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It’s a popular park in the area, as it’s one of the biggest at 80-acres. It includes a pond with fountain, playgrounds, picnic pavilions, and more.
Long’s Park features events and a concert series in the summer. Check out their website for more information about special events.
Rapho Township Park – Mount Joy, PA
Rapho Township Community Park is located at 960 Strickler Road in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. The park is northwest of Lancaster.
Rapho Township Park includes paved walking trails, sports fields, a large playground and a tot lot, as well as a long zip line.
The Tree House Playground – Lititz
The Tree House Playground is located at 300 West Orange Street in Lititz, PA. This playground was built in 2020, and it features a tree-theme with many slides, monkey bars, and a separate toddler playground. There are also two long zip lines at this playground.
Springettsbury Park – York, PA
Springettsbury Park is located in east York, Pennsylvania. From Lancaster, take Route 30 to the Mount Zion exit to find this playground across the street from York Galleria Mall. The park’s address is 1501 Mount Zion Road, York, PA. The closest parking lot for this playground is located behind the Springettsbury Township building.
More Amazing Playgrounds
Check out this list of the best playgrounds near York, Pennsylvania.
Check out this list of the best playgrounds near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.