FAMILY-FRIENDLY PARKS AND GARDENS IN DUBAI

There are many reasons to love Dubai. Dubai officials have ensured that there are many fun activities throughout the year and a lot of parks have dedicated cycling and running tracks and also team sports courts, areas, and fields.

The scorching summer months of June through August Dubai’s green spaces get not much utilized in the daytime. However, after dark, once temperatures drop to a certain extent, families, as well as runners, walkers, and cyclists, visit the parks for some time outdoors.

Dubai’s parks are the highest capacity during the colder months (approximately October through April) and they turn into the ideal spots to picnic and barbecue during weekends. Some of the most well-known parks are packed on a bright, sunny weekend during this time of year.

Some parks, including the Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai Butterfly Garden, is tourist attraction on their own.

Learn which parks you should go to by following our top55 green spaces in Dubai.

Dubai Miracle Garden

The huge floral garden encompasses an area of 72,000 square meters and has more than 150 million flowers in bloom.

The floral displays span from elaborately designed flowers and the entire floral village and castle to amazing 3D-like designs and a massive floral A380 aircraft (which is the world’s biggest flower sculpture).

For children who are smaller, there’s a Disney Avenue section with oversized flowers and topiary Disney characters. The park also offers regular, on-site entertainment that is targeted at kids.

It’s open daily from November to April. The park is located in Al Barsha South, so there’s no metro station in the area however you can take a bus to the Mall of the Emirates metro station and catch an express taxi to Dubai Miracle Garden from there.

Address: Al Barsha South, Dubai

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Dubai Butterfly Garden claimed to be the “World’s Largest Covered Butterfly Garden” consists of ten custom-built domes around 6,673 sq.m.

This world’s largest indoor garden has 10 climate-controlled domes housing over 50 different types of butterflies at this family attraction. From caterpillars to a beautiful two-winged creature. Dubai Butterfly Garden is one of the best children’s park in Dubai.

The nine butterfly domes cover an area of 1,800 square meters and are decorated with flower beds. 

This is an excellent place to shop and take pictures and enjoy family activities in Dubai. The slowly moving water of the pond soothes your nerves and makes the tourist spend time and relax near the KOI fish pond. 

Address: Al Barsha South, Dubai

Zabeel Park

The park is huge, covering 51 hectares in the middle of Dubai is a popular family getaway for locals after the scorching summer heat has gone away.

The picture-frame-shaped observation tower allows you to zoom up to the roof deck of 150 meters to enjoy stunning views of the city and provides galleries that guide you through the story of Dubai.

There is a modest entry fee for the park. The closest subway station to the park is Al Jafiliya.

Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Creek Park

Creek Park is situated on the banks of the Western banks of Dubai Creek and is the city’s second-largest public park area.

For many, the promenade that runs along the creek’s rim is the primary reason for visiting, whether it’s to stroll around and admire the water’s views or even to take pictures of the river.

There’s a designated barbecue area for groups and families who prefer an even more extensive picnic, and there are numerous restaurants and cafes in the park.

If you’d like to explore the park’s trails on a bicycle, there are rental bikes at the park’s entrance.

For activities for children, The science-activity center Children’s City is based in the southern part of Creek Park. There is a planetarium inside as well as a theater and a variety for interactive scientific exhibits.

Creek Park has a small admission cost. The closest metro stop can be found at Oud Metha.

Address: Riyadh Street Dubai

Burj Park

It is located in the heart of Dubai and is surrounded by Dubai Mall, the Burj Khalifa, and Dubai Opera House as its neighbors, Burj Park is a refreshing oasis of green in Dubai’s tall glass and steel skyscrapers.

This is the place to go to enjoy the most spectacular views of the fountains at Burj Lake. The fountains shoot at up to 50 stories, Dubai’s performing fountain is the highest in the world..

Burj Park can also be a favorite spot to take photos and view the high-rises surrounding.

There is no entry fee. The closest metro stop is at that of the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall metro station.

Address Address: Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Road, Downtown Dubai