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.
400 W. Retta Esplanade
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
- 11 acres along Charlotte Harbor
- Basketball court
- Connection to Punta Gorda Pathways
- Connection to Laishley Park
- Fishing pier
- Shelters & picnic tables
- Small beach
- Sidewalk for walking, jogging and biking
- Tennis & pickle ball courts
Other City Parks & Facilities
Alligator Creek ParkAmenities:
- Horseshoe Pit
- Picnic Tables
Alligator Creek Park is approximately two (2) acres and primarily serves the Burnt Store Isles neighborhood of the City. The site is heavily wooded and bisected by Alligator Creek. A significant portion of the park is used as a storm water retention basin for an adjacent shopping center. Picnic facilities and horseshoe pits are available; however, additional facilities could enhance its attractiveness and usability.