The playground itself is not really destination-worthy, but there are other reasons to spend time along Starkweather Creek.
A sprawling jungle gym attached to a typical structure, the bars and ladders zig and zag around to create some interesting opportunities for climbing.
The park is a lovely mix of terrains-hills, lakeshore, woods! From the playground, head for the trails of Turville Point to explore.
There is a collection of new equipment – rope climbers and self-propelled twirlers – and a hidden creek in the woods.
Hoyt Park is an urban treasure. There is prairie, deep woods, places to have parties and make fires, and more than one awesome fort tucked off trail.
This is a Guest Review from Helen Sarakinos! She is with her family exploring New Zealand and sends her thoughts about the ‘local’ play place.
The school is built of bamboo in the jungles and rice fields of Bali. The playground fits right in, complete with mud wrestling pit.