Playgrounds and Parks With Sand

Kids love sand. But let’s be honest… sometimes we’re not in the mood to deal with that mess! So whether you are seeking out parks with sand to please the kiddos and let their imagination run wild, or avoiding sand like the plague, you are going to want to check out this list of parks with sand!

A special thank you to our wonderful Facebook community who contributed to this list.

Harvester Park

harvester park sand area

Harvester Park
15W400 Harvester Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Ty Warner Park

ty warner park sand area

Ty Warner Park
700 Blackhawk Drive
Westmont, IL 60559

Maryknoll Park

maryknoll park sand area

Maryknoll Park
845 Pershing Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Veterans Memorial Park

veterans memorial park sand diggers

Veterans Memorial Park
55 E Richmond Street
Westmont, IL 60559

Rehm Park

rehm park sand area

Rehm Park
515 Garfield Street
Oak Park, IL 60304

Northside Park

northside park zip line and sand
the sand area at Northside Park in Wheaton is behind the zip line in this photo

Northside Park
1300 N West Street
Wheaton, IL 60187

Walker Park
7425 S. Wolf Road
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Twin Lakes Recreation Area
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Palatine, IL 60074

Camera Park
101 E Fullerton Ave
Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Wilder Park
175 S Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Kelly Park
1100 S Main Street
Wheaton, IL 60189

Atten Park
1720 Wiesbrook Rd S
Wheaton, IL 60189

Know of a park with sand that isn’t on this list? Please comment below or email me at and I would love to add it.

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Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist in 2011 so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie and her kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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