Excluding the most famous parks in the world, the amusement parks of Disney World, in Orlando, Florida, this region does have some amazing places for locals and visitors to go. With sunshine for most of the year, folks know that central Florida has a ton to offer its residents, even with the sweltering summer months. In this article we explore some parks for your outdoor rental use, with some free options as well.
Gilbert McQueen Park
The area is littered with lakes and this park resides just on the side of one. There is a boat ramp to put your boat in the lake and a playground for the kids. They have grills for free usage and a lighted baseball field.
Address: 650 W Lake Mann Dr, Orlando, FL 32805
Dickson Azaela Park
Open from sunrise to sunset and complete with walking/running trails throughout, this park even has a paved walking path. They include free picnic tables with a garden center on the premises. It can also be rented for weddings by checking out the city website.
Address: 100 Rosearden Dr, Orlando, FL 32803
Lake Eola Park
In the heart of downtown, with fantastic views of the skyline encircling its 1 mile walking trail, this park is a premier destination for locals. You can reserve a large scale event there or utilize the Eola House for a fee as well (see link above). There are two playgrounds and free picnic tables. A rental includes electricity as well.
Address: 512 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801
Contact: (407) 730-9547
Loch Haven Park
Nestled between three lakes, this 45 acre park is home to frequent local theatrical performances as well as 3 museums. Contact the city website to rent the space but they also offer plenty of open space for a picnic.
Address: 777 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803
Blue Jacket Park
Located on a historical site of 75 acres, this park’s primary function is to serve as a place of reflection. It is a popular site for baseball, softball, and soccer leagues. It can be rented but has free grill space and picnic zones. Rentals cost $75 per day for a covered picnic area.
Address: 2501 General Rees Ave, Orlando, FL 32814