Ft. Island Griffiths Park is a Great Akron Playground

Ft. Island Griffiths Park is a family recreation at its best right in the heart of the Fairlawn/Montrose area. They even have Nature Resource Center with great education opportunities and programs.

Kids love the playground! There are two play structures for ages 2-5 and 5-12. Playground has swing sets, slides, climbing walls, activity panels, play wheel, trapeze rings, walking bridges, monkey bars, playhouses, teeter totter, and many kinds of slides. Parents like that the playground has a safe rubberized surface and is fenced in on 3 sides.

Ft. Island Griffiths Park Nature Resource Center

Once the kids tire out on the playground, head indoors to the Nature Resource Center. Your kids will enjoy exploring the center’s wildlife including several fish tanks and ponds, birds, snakes, turtles, rabbits, and more. The naturalists are also available to chat with and ask questions.  Many programs are offered throughout the year at the Nature Resource Center, many are FREE activities.

Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 A.M.
to 4:00 P.M.

Other features of Ft. Island Griffiths Park

There are several paved and unpaved tails the weave throughout the bog, woodlands, meadow, wetlands, and through the woods. There are many markers located throughout the boardwalk with information on the trees, wildlife, and earth formations. boardwalk

Bring a little equipment to enjoy the tennis courts and basketball courts.

Other amenities at the park include benches, restrooms, drinking fountains, picnic tables, and walking trails.

This is a great park because there is something fun for everyone in the family. Pack a picnic for an all afternoon getaway with the family. This is an excellent choice for FREE family fun in Akron/Fairlawn, OH.
Ft. Island Griffiths Park
461 Trunko Rd.
Fairlawn, OH

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