Gilchrst Park Playground Area

Gilchrst Park Playground Pavilion Area 

Located at 400 W. Retta Esplanade in historic Punta Gorda, the Gilchrist Park Playground is adjacent to Charlotte Harbor and sits underneath the iconic Ficus Tree.

The Playground includes an Pirate ship where you can "walk the plank" and steer the ship!  Other playground features include a swings, climbing areas, slides, and other features for an unlimited amount of fun.

The playground is geared towards children ages 5 to 12 years old. Adult supervision is recommended at all times.

The  Playground in part was made possible through the generosity and support of the Friends of Gilchrist Park Playground.

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400 W. Retta Esplanade
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Gilchrist Park is available to rent for private rentals or for public events & festivals!

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Other City Parks & Facilities

 

History Park is a nine (9) acre park located in the central part of the City. The park serves as a relocation site for significantly historic structures saved from demolition.  This facility is operated in conjunction with the Punta Gorda Historical Society.  The park now has a total of four (4) local historic homes.  Three of the homes are open to the public.  In addition, the site hosts a weekly Farmer’s Market on Sundays throughout the year and a community garden is being developed. 

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