Parks in Jerusalem
There are hundreds of community parks throughout Jerusalem. Many of them have recently been renovated by the Municipality. The following is a list of some of the special parks with special kids playgrounds or sports facilities. We hope to constantly add to this list. If you would like to share your information on your favorite parks feel free to email us at
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Gan Sacher: Rechov Ruppin
Gan Sacher is one of the largest parks in Jerusalem and a popular place for a family BBQ. The park has playgrounds, bike paths and large open fields. In Gan Sacher you will find Kraft Stadium where you can watch American style football. The city has recently added a sports section to the park with exercise equipment for ages 14+. Street parking is available.
Don’t miss the skateboard park in gan Sacher where you can see a wide mix of kids practicing their tricks. It is near the basketball court or if you pass the dog park then veer left and go up the hill and you will see it.
Gan San Simon: Rechov Hizkiyahu Hamelech
Gan San Simon is a large park between Katamon and San Simon. This park has playgrounds, large open grassy areas, a short bike/walking path, full size basketball court and it even has a gated dog park. Street parking is available.
Monster Slide Park: Rechov Chile, Kiryat Yovel
This is a favorite among kids and teens. The Monster sculpture in the center of the park has three tongues that act as slides. The center slide is the steepest and it can even make an adults adrenaline race. Street parking is available.
Gan Hapaamon: Corner of Jabotnisky and Keren Hayesod
Also known as Liberty Bell Park, this park has basketball courts, a children’s theater, an outdoor amphitheater, a large playground area and lots of shady grassy spots for a BBQ. The park hosts many events especially in the summer including Hakafot Shniot, The Book Fair, and the Puppet Festival. There is a replica of Philidelphia’s Liberty Bell in the center of the park. Street parking and a parking lot are available.
Park Gilo: Tzviya VYitzchak Street, Gilo
This beautiful Keren Kayemet L’Israel park is a forest on a hilltop overlooking Jerusalem. It contains a Large childrens playground and climbing frame, toddler play area, Basketball Court, Trails, Picnic Areas, Adult Exercise Equipment, and stroller paths. There are no bathrooms or places to buy food or drink at the park but the local Gilo mall is a quick drive away. Bus: 31, 32, 71, 72.
Park Mexico:Kiryat Menachem
This large and open park has a major playstructure in the center with a large Mexican hat on top. You can take the Bus 13, 20 and ask for the Mexico Stop. Street parking is available.
“Park Hakipod” Porcupine Park: Horesh St. Ramot
This is the main park in Ramot and has over 7 acres of sports facilities, ampitheater, large grassy areas and a playground in the shape of a porcupine.
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