Heckscher Playground, New York City

Address Seventh Avenue & Central Park South, New York Map, Location Seventh Avenue & Central Park South from 61st to 63rd streets Website

This 3 acre playground was recently refurbished, and is now the biggest and best playground in Central Park. You'll find everything you would normally expect at a playground, plus sprinklers (on warm days) a rock mountain for climbing, and a wooden suspension bridge. The playground opens at 7:30 am making it a great place to start the day. Restrooms are located inside the playground area.