Neighborhood playground for all ages with a lovely view of a pond

Address: 11291 Valerian Way, Roscoe, IL


Chicory Ridge Park in Roscoe has two play structures, one for toddlers and one for bigger kids, swings, and a lovely view of a pond with a walking walk circling it.

Best for ages: 0-12


  • Two play structures – one small structures for toddlers, one larger structure for kids ages 4-12 with three levels
  • Six slides – two slower twisty slides, three short fast slides, one toddler slide
  • Four regular size swings, one baby swing, one mom and baby swing
  • Chain wall
  • Balance steps
  • Math game
  • Fireman pole
  • Monkey bars
  • Green space
  • Pond with walking path
  • Picnic tables under awning
  • Several benches around the playground

Sun protection: The playground is entirely in the sun, but there are picnic tables under an awning

Parking: Small parking lot next to the playground

Playground structure materials: Metal and wood

Ground/surface materials: Woodchips

Fenced in? N, but located in a quiet neighborhood with no through traffic in the park

Slides? Y

Swings? Y

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? Y

Stroller accessibility? Y, you could push your stroller through the gravel path

Bathrooms? Y, Portapotty

Drinking fountain? N

Food and drink nearby? N

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Chicory Ridge Park is a neighborhood park located near a scenic pond with a gravel walking trail circling it. There are lots of trees, flowers, and grass surrounding the playground. There is equipment for toddlers through teenagers including a large swingset where mom and baby can swing together. When you visit, take a walk down to the water and try skipping rocks with the pebbles on the shore.

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • Sunscreen – The playground is in full sun
  • Water – There is no water fountain nearby
  • Bug spray – The park has open water nearby
  • Picnic lunch – There’s a picnic table with an awning

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