Best Secret Playgrounds

TIE: McBeth Recreation Center; Town Lake Trail Playscape

McBeth is the obvious alternative to the Zilker anthill, and because it's primarily designed for children with disabilities, it's probably the safest playscape you'll ever see. The Town Lake Trail playscape is no great shakes equipment-wise, but the setting can't be beat (though it could use some more shade), and it makes a good destination for kids who would otherwise lack patience for a nice walk along the lake.

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