Freedom Park in North Highlands

| August 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

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Right beside the Aerospace Museum of California sits an amazing playground at Freedom Park.  I recommend checking out the museum and then heading over to the park for a truly awesome outing!

What kid would not want to play on a SPACE SHUTTLE?

We happened to be in the area recently and went to Freedom Park on the recommendation of a reader.  When the kids got out of the car and saw the space shuttle shaped structure, eyes lit up and they were off and running!  There is also a cute little sprayground that is open from 12-7pm and kids were cooling off in their clothes or bathing suits.

What you’ll find:

Lots of climbing and sliding
Zipline
Rock climbing wall
Toddler Playground
Swings
Sprayground
Wood chips
3 Shaded picnic bench areas
BBQ Grills
Large grassy areas
Bathrooms

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If you are thinking about checking out the Aerospace Museum of California…on Saturday, August 27th, the museum is offering $5.00 admission as their public hours are shortened from 9am-2pm.  Kids 5 and under are always FREE!

The museum houses a wide range of aircraft types including fighters, trainers, transports and bi-planes.  We haven’t visited yet, but a museum employee told me that kids love getting up close to the giant aircrafts and they try to have 2 or 3 open per day so that you can climb inside!  It is high on our To-Do list now!

Freedom Park
3200 Freedom Park Drive
McClellan, CA

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Category: Free, Outdoor Activities, Parks, Reviews, Spraygrounds, Summer, Water

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  1. Laurie Rowley says:

    I’m interested in the $5.00 admission, but the date is Saturday, August 27 and my calendar has the 27th on a Tuesday. Could you please verify the date?

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