Adorable playground for toddlers and big kids with vintage elements

Address: 525 W. State St, Cherry Valley, IL


Butler Park in Cherry Valley, IL has a large play structure for multiple age groups that includes several slides, a fire truck play structure, a large swing set and a basketball court.

Best for ages: 2-12


  • One large three-level play structure with stair and climbing entrances
  • Twisted fireman pole
  • Monkey bars
  • Hanging bar monkey bars
  • Metal zipline
  • Bouncing metal bridge
  • Bubble window at the top of platform
  • Pull-up bar
  • Fire truck with seat, steering wheels, and slide
  • Six slides – two tall twist, one tall enclosed tube, one tall roller, one double toddler sized, one straight toddler sized
  • Swing set with six normal-sized swings and two baby swings
  • Large grassy space
  • Nearby basketball court
  • Nearby bathroom
  • Nearby water fountain
  • Garbage can

Sun protection: Partially shaded, some of the equipment is in full sun

Parking: 2-4 parking spots across from the playground

Playground structure materials: Plastic and metal

Ground/surface materials: Wood chips

Fenced in? Y, partially fenced. There is a fence on the back portion of the playground blocking it from the road

Slides? Y, six slides – two tall twisted, one tall enclosed tube, one tall roller, double toddler sized, straight toddler sized

Swings? Y, eight swings – six normal sized and two baby swings

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y, two benches and two picnic tables in sight of the playground

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? N

Stroller accessibility? Y

Bathrooms? Y

Drinking fountain? Y

Food and drink nearby? N

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Butler Park is located beneath the Cherry Valley water tower in Cherry Valley. The park has a large playground with some vintage equipment like a fire truck and tall roller slide. There are six different slides in the playground, a bouncy bridge, metal zipline, two different kinds of monkey bars, many things to climb on, and a large swingset. The playground has a section for toddlers as well as bigger kids. It’s a fun playground for kids of all ages!

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • Bug spray – There can be mosquitos
  • Sunscreen – Some parts of the play structure get direct sunlight
  • A packed lunch – There are nearby picnic tables
Butler Park, Cherry Valley IL
Butler Park
Cherry Valley, IL
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