Whether you’re in the city or the suburbs, every family has their favorite go-to playground for those sunny summer afternoons. While there are tons of beautiful parks around the country that kids adore, not all can boast jaw-dropping views and killer locations. Click through the slideshow and check out these picturesque playgrounds with views that even the little ones will appreciate…when they’re not busy playing of course!

Council Crest Park, Portland

As Portland's highest elevation point, Council Crest's almost panoramic view of the city and the Cascade Mountains is stunning to say the least. The kids will be entertained by the little playground at the top of the park, so sit back and enjoy Portland's stunning landscape (before the little ones are ready for naptime!).

SW Council Crest Dr.
Portland, Or
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Photo courtesy of Jason Lander via Creative Commons

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— Claire Schillings