When it is time to take the kids out for an adventure, do you visit all the wonderful playgrounds in and around Bluffton? Slides, swings, and play structures of all sizes are inviting for kids of all ages and can provide hours of entertainment. 

The best playgrounds in the Lowcountry are safe and, equally important, have lots of lovely neighbors ready to welcome you and your children for some playtime.

As more and more families move to Bluffton and the surrounding areas, we’re seeing more parks and playgrounds being developed for our children. We’ve created a list of our favorite playgrounds in town! 

With most playgrounds near or in a local park, anything is possible for your energetic kids! 

Kids will be making neighborhood friends and parents can enjoy watching their kids be independent, active all while having fun. Before you fill the water bottles, pack up the snacks and buckle everyone in the car, check out our list of best playgrounds in the Lowcountry!

Playgrounds in Bluffton

DuBois Park
The next time you venture into Bluffton with the kids, plan a stop at DuBois Park where there is plenty of shade, a playground in the shape of a ship, and even astroturf. Kids will enjoy exploring and playing on traditional playground features like slides and climbing rope ladders. This quaint park is nice for a family outing, with picnic tables under a pavilion for snacks or lunch. 

  • Address: 67 Lawrence St, Bluffton, SC 29910

  • Hours: 7am - 7pm

Oscar Frazier Community Park
Next to baseball fields, Oscar Frazier Park is a solid option for a playground in Bluffton. When you think about traditional playgrounds, an image of Oscar Frazier Park could pop into your mind: steps and mini climbing wall attached to companion slides, and metal climbing structures, and a separate swing set. 

The park is next to a large field, so you can entertain one child while the other plays in a ball game. 

  • Address: 77 Shults Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

  • Hours: dusk until dawn


Playgrounds on Hilton Head Island

Adventure Playground

One of the cannot-miss spots on this list is Lowcountry Celebration Park and the Adventure Playground ship. We’ve written about it before, and it is absolutely worth a visit. Plan to spend several hours at the park–there is enough scenery and activities for the kids and family to enjoy for an entire weekend! 

It opened at the end of 2020, and the visitors have enjoyed the public art since opening day. Check it out for yourself: 

  • Address: 94 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island 29928

  • Hours: Adventure Playground is open sunrise to sunset Monday thru Sunday; Restrooms close at 10pm

Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground

For a quintessential Lowcountry atmosphere, visit Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground for a shade-covered adventure at the Sea Pines Resort. Featuring giant oak trees large enough to climb and a playground nestled in nature that it seems like the structure belongs. 

  • Address: 140 Lighthouse Rd. Hilton Head Island SC 29928


Playgrounds in Beaufort

Pigeon Point Park
Enjoy the flowers, the play structure, and oak trees at Pigeon Point Park. Hang out in the shade or run around the merry-go-round to expend some energy. The open space provides ample running space and a fun, yet challenging environment for a classic game of hide-and-seek. The foliage and scenery make for great photos of the family, too! 

  • Address: 1521 Pigeon Point Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902

  • Hours: dusk to dawn


The Lowcountry is a great place for kids to grow and play! Be sure to visit one of these great parks for guaranteed fun:

  1. Best Bluffton Playground: DuBois Park is a unique playground nestled into the Lowcountry where the family can enjoy a huge, relatively new structure, open space and close proximity to all the shops and restaurants. 

  2. Hilton Head Island Playground: Lowcountry Celebration Park is brand new and your kids will absolutely LOVE the giant ship, art, and more. 

  3. Best Beaufort Playground: For good, clean fun, check out Pigeon Point Park.

Which of these playgrounds on Hilton Head will you visit first? Which lowcountry playground is your favorite? Did we miss any great playgrounds?

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