For its size and location, Windsor Park boasts a surprising number of fun features. There's a trail system with 16 fitness stations, two large playground sets with swings and a zipline, a pond and creek with stepping stones and a pedestrian bridge for crossing, open play space, and picnic tables with a shelter. A large climbing tower and rope spider web also sit invitingly in the woods.
This is a fun option for mixing up your playground routine.
How to get there:
Windsor Park is located at 10140 Northeast Parkway, Matthews, NC 28105.
Don't forget to pack:
- Comfortable shoes: Enjoy the walking trail, among other features.
- Water: Note that there are no facilities to refill.
- Hats, sunscreen and sunglasses: Though the park is quite shady, protect yourself in open spaces.
- Bug spray: In warmer months, fend off mosquitoes and ticks.