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Swing High, Zip Fast: Most Adventurous Playgrounds Around Seattle

Where to find the highest climbers, fastest zip lines and tallest swings

Published on: March 20, 2023

Swing High, Zip Fast: Most Adventurous Playgrounds Around Seattle

Wide view of Roxhill Park's playground in West Seattle, including the dome climber, open climbing holds on squares and castle-themed play structure
Find an array of fun challenges at Roxhill Park. Credit: Natasha Dillinger

Roxhill Park, West Seattle

A popular West Seattle play area, Roxhill Park boasts a fun dome climber that offers challenges at various levels as kids master their climbing skills. Older kids can also test out the unusual climbing wall that consists of rock climbing holds fastened to vertical poles. The large playground that resembles a castle is exciting for all ages. Roxhill Park also has a large sandbox, swings and short walking trails.

Location: 2850 S.W. Roxbury St. in West Seattle. Parking is available in a small free lot. Buses stop regularly along Southwest Roxbury Street.

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Editor’s note: This article was originally written many years ago by the doyenne of Seattle Parks, Linnea Westerlind. In 2023, with contributions from expert playground writer Natasha Dillinger and Out + About editor Nancy Chaney, it was given a full overhaul to incorporate lots of exciting, next-gen adventure playgrounds. Enjoy!

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