Parks have some magical energy for its visitors. Energy levels of tired parents and bored children shoot up instantly as they step into open green spaces. Children start running towards their favorite rides and a smile struggles out on parents’ faces as they watch their children playing. Luckily Karachi has quiet a lot of well-maintained and refreshing parks in every town. Some of our top picks are:

  • Nasir Hussain Park – Gulshan

This is one of the most well maintained and beautiful parks in Gulshan town. It has most number of facilities. One can enter with the payment of a nominal fee only 5Rs. It has following features:

  • Lush green plains
  • Skating rink (Skates provided by the park management without any fee)
  • Small Zoo area
  • Party area (which can be rented for birthdays and other small parties)
  • 2 Large Play and Swings Area
  • Joy Rides Area with jumping castle and trampoline
  • Romantic gazebo built over a little pond
  • Jogging track
  • Aquarium
  • Cafeteria
  • Separate Car parking
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Party Celebration place in Nasir Hussain Park
Birthday Party Celebrations at Nasir Hussain Park
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Two Play Areas (Nasir Hussain Park)
  • Askari Park –Al-Hilal Society University Road

Askari park comes under the army supervision. It is built over the site of old vegetable market.  Following characteristics adds value to it:

  • Beautifully landscaped which the kids absolutely love
  • Jogging tracks
  • Play Area
  • Huge Aquarium
  • Reptilian House
  • Play Land
  • Skating Park
  • Car Parking

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  • Hilal Park- Defence Phase VI.

This park is one of my favorite parks. It a highly maintained park with international standards. Morning walks can be Refreshing and Healthy choice in this park.

  • Excellent Landscapes
  • Jogging track
  • Play area
  • Secure space for women and families
  • A little hill and ravine with a bridge
  • Well-maintained beautiful seasonal flower arrangements
  • Cafeteria

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  • Jinnah Ground – FB. Area

Jinnah Ground is another nice place to spend the evening with kids. It has beautiful fountains which is the main attraction for most of it’s visitors. The fountains start in evening, lit up with beautiful lights, where the kids can enjoy the sight with occasional splashes of water to cool off the hot days in Karachi.

  • One of the best fountains of Karachi
  • Lush Green plains
  • Jogging Track
  • Sitting area in front of the fountains where one can enjoy vapor breeze
  • Safe parking area

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  • Jheel Park -P.E.C.H.S

Jheel park is another old yet beautiful and well maintained park in Karachi. This park is located in Pakistan Employees Co-Operative Housing Society near Tariq Road. It is famous since our childhoods, for the artificial lake in it. Other features of the park incule:

  • Jogging Track
  • Play Area
  • An Artificial Lake
  • Beautiful wooden Bridge over the lake, which attract younger kids the most. Some fear taking their first steps on it, but a few moments later are found playing and running on it.
  • Romantic Spots
  • Green Plains
  • Small Cafeteria offering tea time snacks

 

Mehdi Hasan Park- North Nazimabad

Last but not the least, this park located in North Nazimabad is also a relaxing spot for people of all ages, especially kids. Some of it’s features include:

  • Joy rides
  • Mini zoo
  • Bumping car area
  • Inflatable paddle boat pond
  • Cafeteria
  • Aquarium
  • Taekuondo academy
  • Yoga+ Zumba classes
  • Beautiful landscapes

Hope you will enjoy exploring these parks of Karachi with your kids soon.
If you have more interesting parks in mind, do let us know in comments!