Medium-sized playground surrounded by shade trees and a large green space perfect for kids to run and play

Address: 6689 Barrick Drive, Rockford, IL

Description: Located in Rockford, IL Hunter Park has a medium-sized play structure perfect for younger children, lots of green space, plenty of shade and many places to sit.

Best for ages: 3-12


  • Medium-sized play structure with stairs and ladder entrances
  • Rubber bouncy bridge
  • Two metal walkie talkies
  • Spelling spinner game
  • Monkey bars
  • One animal shaped rocking ride-on
  • Four-seat seesaw
  • Two slides including one toddler-sized double slide and one tall twisty slide
  • Swing sets with 2 baby swings, 2 regular sized swings
  • Tire swing
  • Metal zipline
  • Green space for running
  • Nearby tennis court
  • Benches throughout the playground
  • Garbage can

Sun protection: Playground is partially shaded, mature trees surround the playground

Parking: Street parking on two sides of the park

Playground structure materials: Plastic, metal

Ground/surface materials: Wood chips

Fenced in? N

Slides? Y, two slides (1 toddler-sized double slide, 1 tall twisty slide)

Swings? Y, 5 swings (2 normal-sized, 2 baby, and 1 tire swing)

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y, 4 benches and 1 picnic table all within view of the playground

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? Y, one long sidewalk into the park

Stroller accessibility? Y, but if you park on one side of the park, you will need to offroad in the grass

Bathrooms? N

Drinking fountain? N

Food and drink nearby? N

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Hunter Park is a contained playground, in a quiet neighborhood, surrounded by green space and lots of mature trees. There is plenty of space for kids to run and play and caregivers to sit.

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • A packed lunch – There’s a picnic table where you can eat
  • Tennis rackets and ball – There’s a nearby tennis court
Hunter Park Rockford IL
Hunter Park
Rockford, IL
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