Wild West Playground


This western-themed playground features wooden play structures resembling a frontier town.

In addition to the wood structures, which incorporate slides, steps and poles, the playground has bucket swings.

Water Feature:
A sprinkler sends water into a narrow channel that weaves through the center of the play area, leading to a circular space that steps down into a small amphitheater where caregivers can watch children at play. Additional nozzles set into the steps spray water close to ground level.

Wild West Playground will be closed for reconstruction beginning in June 2014. During its closure, we recommend using the nearby Rudin Family Playground or Safari Playground. Reconstruction is expected to be complete in Winter 2014. 

Central Park Conservancy’s reconstruction of Wild West Playground will modernize the playground’s infrastructure, create separate play spaces designated for different age groups (from 2 to 12), improve playground accessibility for visitors with disabilities, and improve the playground’s connection to the Park landscape.

The reconstruction of Wild West Playground is part of Central Park Conservancy’s Plan for Play, Central Park Conservancy’s first comprehensive plan created to guide the reconstruction and enhancement of each of Central Park’s 21 playgrounds.


West Side at 93rd Street

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Open daily 8am till dusk

Nearest bathroom:

  • Tennis House, mid-Park at 94th Street (5-min walk)