The Best Outdoor Play Structures Tested

The best outdoor play structures works in all weather conditions; having one of them will help give you better peace of mind.

Do you need a new outdoor play structures? If so, you're lucky because this complete buying guide has everything you need to know about choosing the best one for your needs.

In addition to providing valuable information about different types of outdoor play structures and their features, we'll also offer our top picks for the best models on the market today. So whether you're in the market for a budget-friendly option or something more high-end, read on for all the details!

Top 10 Best outdoor play structures : Editor's Choice

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1 Little Tikes Bobcat Ridge Wood Backyard Playset Climb Swing Outdoor Activity Play Structure Clubhouse Fortwith Slide for Toddlers, Kids Climbers & Wooden Play Structures, Age 3+ Years

Little Tikes Bobcat Ridge Wood Backyard Playset Climb Swing Outdoor Activity Play Structure...

9.6
2 Backyard Discovery Cedar Cove Wooden Swing Set

Backyard Discovery Cedar Cove Wooden Swing Set

9.2
3 ECR4Kids GUS Climb-N-Crawl Caterpillar Tunnel - Indoor/Outdoor Fun Kids Play Structure at Home, Daycare, or Preschool - 7 Feet Long, Primary Colors

ECR4Kids GUS Climb-N-Crawl Caterpillar Tunnel - Indoor/Outdoor Fun Kids Play Structure at Home,...

9.4
4 Backyard Discovery Eagles Nest Elevated Outdoor Wooden Playhouse

Backyard Discovery Eagles Nest Elevated Outdoor Wooden Playhouse

9.3
5 Step2 Play Up Gym Set | Kids Outdoor Swing Set with Slide | Plastic Play Set with Swings

Step2 Play Up Gym Set | Kids Outdoor Swing Set with Slide | Plastic Play Set with Swings

9.7
6 Deluxe 296 Piece Construction Toy Set - Building Play-Structures for Indoors & Outdoors - Fun & Educational Learning Toys for Ages 2 to 12

Deluxe 296 Piece Construction Toy Set - Building Play-Structures for Indoors & Outdoors - Fun &...

9.8
7 Cedar Summit Premium Childrens Play and Swing Sets Ainsley Ready to Assemble Wooden Swing Set

Cedar Summit Premium Childrens Play and Swing Sets Ainsley Ready to Assemble Wooden Swing Set

9.2
8 The Empire's Playground: the Pantheon, the Olympics and Nero's Pool

The Empire's Playground: the Pantheon, the Olympics and Nero's Pool

9.3
9 Backyard Discovery Beacon Heights Elevated Playhouse

Backyard Discovery Beacon Heights Elevated Playhouse

9.6
10 Play Set Assembly - 1 Tower

Play Set Assembly - 1 Tower

9.6

10 Best outdoor play structures With Features & Specifications:

There’s been an outpouring of new tools that make projects easier, faster, and safer. After evaluating more than 100 candidates, we’ve selected 10 that stand out for their innovative, practical solutions to everyday problems. Whether you’re looking for clever outdoor play structures tools, versatile accessories, or the latest advances in outdoor play structures technology, there’s something in this roundup that’s sure to please.

What things to consider when buying outdoor play structures?

Our research program was comprised of five main performance metrics: comfort, fit, looks, quality, and warmth. We looked at many different variables and subcategories to get an in-depth look at exactly what these outdoor play structures can do.

  • Size- All of the best traits of your gear just won't cut it if it doesn't fit. Our heads come in all shapes and sizes, and finding the perfect outdoor play structures for yours is easy when we analyze them for you.
  • Aesthetics– Finding a piece of gear you love is great, and it's even better when you love the way it looks. Our panel of experts and gear heads rated each outdoor play structures's appearance side-by-side to find out which ones would have you looking your best.
  • Quality– When buying any product, you hope to purchase one that can be trusted to last. The small details are important as they let you know how much thought and effort were put in to make a quality piece of gear. We thoroughly examined the material choices & assembly to inform us of the highest quality.
  • Value-If the price tag associated with a quality outdoor play structures has you choking, look no further! We don't rate the bikes we test based on their price, but we do love a good value
SaleRanking. 1

Little Tikes Bobcat Ridge Wood Backyard Playset Climb Swing Outdoor Activity Play Structure Clubhouse Fortwith Slide for Toddlers, Kids Climbers & Wooden Play Structures, Age 3+ Years

  • ROOM FOR UP TO 12 KIDS. This playset is roomy and packed with activities for up to 12 kids to play at once like a backyard playground
  • SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE. The Bobcat Ridge backyard playset features a multi-tiered clubhouse deck with a fabric shades that makes the perfect playhouse, bungalow or cottage for campouts, stargazing, and all of kids' favorite activities
  • ENDLESS HOURS OF ACTIVE PLAY. The massive 5' high rock climbing wall, 4' vertical cargo net, and a built-in ladder encourage kids to get up and active
  • GO AHEAD AND MONKEY AROUND. The 6’ tall monkey bars with attached climbing ladder are sure to be a hit
  • ADVENTURE AWAITS. The 6’ long suspended rope bridge has twin 4’ lookout platforms on either side, like a castle bridge
Ranking. 2

Backyard Discovery Cedar Cove Wooden Swing Set

  • Upper play: a full upper fort adds additional play features includingsun porch, telescope and built-in chalkboard
  • Lower play: lower playhouse includes shaded play area with built-in grill, pretend sink, plastic food and built-in seatingwith snack window
  • Dual slide: Equipped with a multi-slide configuration, kids can choose to go down the 10 ft wave slide or the spiral tube slide...or both
  • Multi-Swing Position:Our patented swing beam extender allows for wider swing lanes and 3 full swing positions including 2 heavy-duty belt swings and web disc swing
  • Flat-Step Ladder: Wide rung steps on the entry ladder create an easy access point for children of all abilities. Perfect for families with varying age ranges.
Ranking. 3

ECR4Kids GUS Climb-N-Crawl Caterpillar Tunnel - Indoor/Outdoor Fun Kids Play Structure at Home, Daycare, or Preschool - 7 Feet Long, Primary Colors

  • This Climb-N-Crawl Tunnel is a brightly colored plastic climbing structure for active and imaginative play in preschools, daycares, child care centers or at home | Rated for indoor or outdoor use
  • Product size – 85.5” L x 42.5” W x 39.5” H | Weight – 44 lb. | Weight limit – 220 lbs. | Opening – 17” across
  • This tunnel is a great climbing structure for kids ages 3-8 years. It helps them develop motor skills as they climb, crawl and interact with the colorful play structure
  • The ECR4Kids GUS Climb-N-Crawl comes ready to assemble with all tools and hardware needed for adult assembly | It can be configured and expandable with another GUS set
  • Easy to clean with water and mild soap | GREENGUARD [GOLD] Certified for minimal chemical emissions into indoor air and designed with plastic edges that are rounded for safety
SaleRanking. 4

Backyard Discovery Eagles Nest Elevated Outdoor Wooden Playhouse

  • Challenging 5ft rock wall to the wrap around porch
  • Spacious upper deck with 3 different interior levels and a full wrap around exterior porch
  • Interior Upper fort gives the feel of a traditional treehouse
  • Full 10 ft. vacuum molded wave slide and full picnic table
  • 7 ft. crows nest offers bird's eye view
Ranking. 5

Step2 Play Up Gym Set | Kids Outdoor Swing Set with Slide | Plastic Play Set with Swings

  • Playhouse Features Two Levels Of Play Space And A Slide.
  • Two Sturdy Strap Swings Are Included.
  • Made Evertough– This Toy Features Unmatched Strength And Durability, Making It Great For Playtime Peace Of Mind With Easy Upkeep.
  • Features Multiple Active Play Opportunities For Kids Like The Swings, Playhouse, Crawl Space, And Slide.
Ranking. 6

Deluxe 296 Piece Construction Toy Set - Building Play-Structures for Indoors & Outdoors - Fun & Educational Learning Toys for Ages 2 to 12

  • BUILD WITH IT – PLAY ON IT! TRY FUNPHIX CONSTRUCTION TOYS SET and bring your kids endless enjoyment by playing with the fun structure they built on their own! Encourages creative thinking, teamwork ability, motor skills, and ultimately endless hours of imaginative play. Ideal for kids between ages 2 to 12.
  • MORE SHAPES, MORE DESIGNS. You are getting a total of 296 pieces, including connectors, tubes, panels, keys, screws and panel screws, so the designs are limited only by your imagination. You can always expand on your collection by adding on additional Funphix sets. Our engineering toy set is a perfect way for parents and grandparents to spend time with their kids.
  • PREMIUM CONSTRUCTION. Our kid’s educational toys are made with quality and safety in mind. The components are made of very durable, thermoplastic materials guaranteed for years of use and are perfect for both indoors and outdoors. The structures can hold a capacity weight of up to 110 lbs. to play on it.
  • SUPER EASY TO ASSEMBLE AND DISASSEMBLE. Simply put a tube over a connector and insert a screw, then use a key to turn the screw 90-degrees to lock the tube with the connector. To detach a tube from a connector, first remove the screw by turning it back 90-degrees, then turn the tube slightly and remove from the connector. A comprehensive instruction manual which outlines the basic assemblies/fun structures and safety warnings is included with every builder toys set.
  • SWEET SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Our indoor/outdoor playset is the best birthday or holiday gift that you can choose for your kids to make their playtime instantly fun. Your purchase is backed by a 2 year warranty.
Ranking. 7

Cedar Summit Premium Childrens Play and Swing Sets Ainsley Ready to Assemble Wooden Swing Set

  • Wear resistance 32 inch round swing and high quality Eva belt swing with heavy coated plastic on the chains to protect kids' hands. Height is adjustable and there is enough space between each activity.
  • This swingset meets or exceeds ASTM safety standards to make sure your kids are safe while getting benefit from physical activity.
  • SWINGSET OUTDOOR FOR KIDS-Include 1 saucer swing,1 belt swing, climbing ladder ,climbing net and basketball hoop. Fun playground sets that keep 5 kids entertained.
  • The swing frame is made of heavy duty steel that it can support up to 440lbs. Weather-resistance steel with powder coated paint finish and A-frame construction create superior solid and safe structure. 6 strong spiral stakes included for stability.
Ranking. 8

The Empire's Playground: the Pantheon, the Olympics and Nero's Pool

  • Soak up the atmosphere of Rome's old town.
  • Marvel at the wonder of the Pantheon.
  • See some of Rome's finest architecture and buildings.
Ranking. 9

Backyard Discovery Beacon Heights Elevated Playhouse

  • Imaginative Play: Play kitchen, powered blender, working bell and working hinged door all included.
  • Elevated Play: Raised playhouse to accommodate compact spaces.
  • Wave Slide: Equipped with a high-rail 6-foot wave slide.
  • Capture Memories: Growth Board included to document children's growth.
  • Flat-Step Ladder: Wide, flat step ladder creates an easy access point for children of all abilities.
Ranking. 10

Play Set Assembly - 1 Tower

  • Assembly of 1 customer-supplied play set per product instructions
  • Moving the play set to a new spot is not included
  • Typical assembly time of 8 hours
  • Removal of packaging materials to customer's bin
  • Products requiring additional work may result in an updated estimate from provider
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