Parks and Fun Near Waypointe
February 27, 2014
After having made it through this year’s cold winter season, you’re probably looking forward to the warmth and renewal of spring. The springtime allows for enjoying the great outdoors, and with all the wonderful parks near the Waypointe, it’s time to start planning a fun Connecticut outing! Whether you want to go on a picnic, take the kids to a fun playground, or just simply be outdoors, the parks near the Waypointe are sure to have what you're looking for.
Cranburry Park/Gallaher Mansion
Cranburry Park, which shares its grounds with the Gallaher Mansion, is about a 10 minute drive from the Waypointe. This park has just about everything you need to enjoy a fun, active day outdoors. With features such as a Frisbee golf course, hiking trails, a playground, and more, your whole family is sure to have a good time. Besides all the wonderful activities the park has to offer, it is also home to a beautiful mansion complete with a beautiful garden that is perfect for hosting weddings and other ceremonies. If you’re looking for a park that can keep the entire family entertained, be sure to visit Cranburry Park!
Cherry Lawn Park
Less than five miles away from the Waypointe, in nearby Darien, is the magnificent Cherry Lawn Park. This park offers several recreational activities. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll along one of the walking trails or natural pond. If you’re looking for something a little more active, the park is home to several tennis courts, a softball field, and a basketball court. Your children will love both of the expansive playground areas. There’s something for everyone at Cherry Lawn Park.
Veteran’s Memorial Park and Marina
Veteran’s Memorial Park, less than two miles away from the Waypointe, is situated on 35 acres and includes a marina. If you’ve wanted to give boating a try, the marina offers boat rentals and has convenient boat launch ramps. If you’d prefer to stay on dry land, the park has plenty of activities to choose from. Outdoor sports enthusiasts can play volleyball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, and various other sports; the park has no shortage of sporting fields and courts. If you’re just looking for a place to spend a calm and relaxing afternoon with family or friends, Veteran’s Memorial Park also has picnic areas, playgrounds, biking trails, and a walk esplanade overlooking scenic Norwalk Harbor. With so many great features in one location, Veteran’s Memorial Park will definitely become a go-to park for you and your family.
Do you have a favorite park near the Waypointe that wasn’t mentioned in our post? Share it with us in the comments below!