Lyon Park Playground (22201)

Friday August 5, 2011
Lyon Park Playground

Lyon Park Playground

2901 4th St N
Arlington, Virginia 22201
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Bottom Line:  A nice community park with a simple playground, no frills or wow factor, not much for older kids. 2/5 stars.

The Lyon Park Community Center and playground is owned and maintained by the citizens of Lyon Park.  It is open to the public.

The Review:

Lyon Park is a nice, community owned playground nestled in the Lyon Park neighborhood.  It’s a lovely green space with an okay playground.   The playground features one play structure, most likely designed for ages 2-5.


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The play surface is what I refer to as “dirty sand” and seems to have plenty of neighbor-donated ride on and sand toys.

In addition to the play structure, there are three sets of swings:  4 baby swings, 4 big kid swings, and 1 tire swing




It looks to get some shade in the morning (?), but we were there in the afternoon on a cloudy day.

While this park doesn’t have any amazing features that make it “destination worthy”, it is definitely a great asset to it’s neighborhood.

Looking for more places to play? Check out my reviews of other Playgrounds, Parks, and Play Areas in Arlington and the greater Metro DC area.

"Lyon Park Playground (22201)", 5 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.

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