10 Best Parks in Rawalpindi You Can Visit This Weekend

Parks in Rawalpindi

What do you generally do on your days off? Loaf around, catch up on some sleep, or feast at the same eateries you’ve already gone to a thousand times? Come on, people, you need to get out there and have some real fun and adventure. Given that Rawalpindi is home to some of the most beautiful parks, how about getting a rush on your next day off? In this article, we’ve listed the top 10 parks in Rawalpindi that you can choose to have a fulfilling day with your family. Read on to learn.  

Best Parks in Rawalpindi

Listed below are ten of the best parks in Rawalpindi to spend some time in.

#Parks in RawalpindiLocation
1Jungle World – Ayub ParkMain Grand Trunk Road
2Jinnah ParkChaklala Cantt
3WonderlandStadium Road
4Allama Iqbal ParkMurree Road
5Eyeview ParkBahria Town
6Race Course ParkWestridge 2
7JoylandGulistan Colony Ayub Park
8Liaqat Bagh Murree Road
9Roomi ParkRoomi Rd, Saddar
10Shahbaz Sharif ParkChah Sultan 

Jungle World (Ayub Park)

Jungle World

The Jungle World Amusement Park, also known as Ayub Park, is one of Rawalpindi’s most interesting and famous amusement parks. Hop on their fun rides, or try out their indoor activities. Time Shift Machine, Simba Tower, Giant Wheel, Dodgem Cars, Tea Cups, Hully Gully, Miami Ride, Paddle Boats, and MonoTrain are among the rides available here. If you are in Rawalpindi and searching for a place to unwind, come to this gorgeous park. The park is indeed a wholesome entertaining destination for everyone. 

The highlights of Jungle World Rawalpindi include:

  • Rides
  • Lake
  • Zoo
  • Picnic spots
  • Jogging tracks
  • Horse rides, camel rides
  • Food Street

Address:

Main Grand Trunk Road (extension of the mall)

Timings:

Summer: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Winter: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Jinnah Park

Jinnah Park

Covering a total of 42 acres, Jinnah Park is one of the largest parks in Rawalpindi. It is popular with both kids and adults alike, as well as families find it a refreshing break to visit for a delicious dinner! Other features of this well-known location include the unity towers, a skating area, a basketball court, swings, and an open-air gym.

The restaurants and cafes you will find inside Jinnah park are:

  • Macdonalds
  • Diva
  • Pappasallis 
  • Khana Khazana 
  • Second cup

Address:

Mushtaq Baig Shaheed Road, Chaklala Cantt

Timings:

6 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Wonderland

Wonderland Rawalpindi

Located next to the great Iqbal Park, the wonderland amusement park is famous among people of the twin cities for offering some of the best rides. Ever since the park started, it has attracted a large number of people regularly. Spend a fantastic evening here with your pals, experiencing the exhilarating rides. It is among the top amusement parks in Rawalpindi, as well as Pakistan.

Some of the rides that you can opt for at Wonderland Amusement park are listed below:

  • Freefall
  • Discovery
  • Flying chairs
  • Ferris wheel
  • Hully Gulley
  • Horror House

Address:

Stadium Rd, opposite Food Street, Pindora

Timings:

2 p.m. to 11 p.m. (all days except Saturday)

2:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Saturday)

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Allama Iqbal Park

Allama Iqbal Park

Situated on the corner of Murree road Rawalpindi, Allama Iqbal park is the greenest space in the city. Wrap yourself around with nothing but the sheer, neverending serenity of nature. An outdoor badminton court, a snack bar, and a variety of trees are all located inside the park. Along with all these, a properly created walking track is also there. The track has been built over vast grassland, and the optimum time to run it is around 6 am.

The park’s main attarctions are:

  • Lush greenery
  • Jogging track 
  • Badminton court

Address:

Murree Rd, opposite PMAS arid agriculture university

Timings:

6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Eyeview park

Eyeview Park

The eye view park Rawalpindi is located in Bahria town, phase 7. Mainly, families that prefer to spend their evenings in a peaceful setting love this park. The park is covered in trees, greenery, and seasonal flowers. There are also some fantastic swings for children. Other than this, there is a beautiful eye-shaped pond in the center which makes the place even more aesthetically beautiful and worth visiting. In the pond, you can also ride boats.

The main features of eyeview park Rawalpindi are:

  • Swings
  • Greenary
  • Walking Track
  • Pond 

Address:

Street Cor Road, Phase 7 Bahria Town, Sprins, Rawalpindi

Timings:

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Race Course park

Race Course Park Rawalpindi

Still looking for a place where every penny spent is worth it? Then, go to the Race Course Park located in Westridge 2 Rawalpindi. This park has got something for every age group. To name a few, there is a walking track, playground, and gym. Some swings are also there. Recently, the park has also started an archery club. This step has mainly been taken to promote archery sport in Pakistan. It is worth noting that this park also provides specialized training for cricket, football, and tennis on certain days of the year.

The main attractions of the park are:

  • 1.8-kilometer track
  • Green lush grounds
  • Well-equipped gym
  • Archery club

Address:

Race Course Rd, Westridge 2, Rawalpindi

Timings:

5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Joyland 

Joyland Rawalpindi

A subsidiary of Joyland Lahore, Joyland Rawalpindi is a land full of fun and entertainment. Whether you want to brave through some of the most exhilarating rides or to try mouthwatering snacks, visit Joyland. The park has got the best snack spots and rides waiting for you. Other than this, there is also a special zone in the park named Super Space, where you will be able to enjoy indoor gaming & mini-golf. Thus, if you’re a fun-lover, this is definitely a place you want to come to.

The rides you can enjoy in Joyland Rawalpindi are:

  • Mono train
  • Ferris wheel
  • Bumper Car
  • Freefall
  • Splash Mountain
  • UFO

Address: 

Lane 09 National Park Road, Gulistan Colony Ayub National Park

Timings: 

2 p.m. to 10 p.m. (all days except Friday)

3 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Friday)

Liaqat Bagh 

Liaqat Bagh

Earlier known as Company Bagh, Liaquat Bagh Park is a favorite meeting place for the elderly and their laughter sessions. The residents of Rawalpindi come to this park to relax from the everyday stresses of their lives. A variety of political and cultural events are also held in the park. In fact, it’s the same place where Liaquat ali khan and Benazir Bhutto were assassinated. Young people who make the most of their days by playing various games also enjoy coming here.

The highlights of the park are:

  • Clean green natural Environment
  • Proper sitting arrangements
  • Walking track

Address: Murree road Rawalpindi

Timings: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (every day)

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Roomi Park

Roomi Park

There is almost every entertainment option available at Roomi Park. Come on over, and don’t forget to bring the family. With a rich historical setting, green grounds, outdoor/indoor swings, and much more, create fun memories and indulge in some real entertainment. Or just get a break from the hectic pace of metropolitan life! It is a perfect alternative for a super fun picnic with friends and family.

The following are the park’s main attractions:

  • Clean Green Environment
  • Jogging Track
  • Outdoor swings
  • Creative Monuments
  • Ibn-e-battuta Amusement park 
  • Food Court

Address: Roomi Rd, Saddar

Timings: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. (all days except Monday) | 24 hours (Monday)

Shahbaz Sharif Park

Shahbaz Sharif Park

The Shahbaz Sharif park is yet another spacious patch of greens in Rawalpindi, which is regularly visited by the denizens of Rawalpindi for jogs. From a park to a rose garden to playground equipment, the park has everything one could possibly need. P.S. Remember to check out the kids’ swings there too!

The main attractions of the park are:

  • Greenary
  • Benches
  • Walking track

Address:  Chah Sultan Block C Chah Sultan, Rawalpindi

Timings: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. (every day)

Let’s go!

Feeling exhausted? Visit one of these top ten parks for a memorable day out with friends or family. In the midst of lovely surroundings and lush trees, enjoy the most thrilling rides and unwind from the city’s hustle and bustle. 

And, if you want to don’t want to city on your own, you could also rent a car in Rawalpindi and arrive at your desired location without any trouble. 

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