Winslow Woods Playground Winslow Woods Playground

Winslow Woods Park is located at 2120 S. Highland Ave. Find Winslow Woods Park

Click here for a printable map of Winslow Woods Park (PDF 286.81 KB), showing locations of shelter and playground, plus trails and other facilities.

Hours: Park is open from 5 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily.

Basketball Goals: One full size court w/two goals

Walking Trail: Nature Trail (0.74 mi.) This looping trail winds through Winslow Woods past mature trees and an umber of sinkholes.

Parking Areas: Approximately 40 spaces

Play Field: One large play field

Restrooms: Port-a-john only; restrooms were lost to vandalism in the 1990s

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Playground Equipment: Built in 1990 by the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity as a service project. It is designed to accommodate physically challenged children and is wheelchair accessible.

Winslow Woods Shelter Winslow Woods Park Playground Shelter Shelter: This wheelchair-accessible, reservable shelter houses approximately 120 people and comes equipped with grills and an accessible playground. Electrical service was added to this shelter in the spring of 2007. This shelter rents for $55/day on weekdays and $65/day on weekends and holidays. For reservation information or to check availability, contact the Bloomington Parks and Recreation office at 349-3700 or e-mail

Community Gardening: Willie Streeter Community Garden is located in Winslow Woods Park. Since 1984, Willie Streeter Community Garden has offered a variety of gardening opportunities to those who lack the space to garden at home or who would like to garden in the company of others. The garden offers conventional and organic plots as well as accessible raised beds. Services provided include the initial preparation of the garden plots, sources of water, composting facilities, fencing, and the Community Gardening Program newsletter. Plots are available for use April through October. For more information about the Willie Streeter Community Garden or renting a garden plot, visit the Community Gardening Web site or contact Robin Hobson, Program Specialist, at 349-3704 or via e-mail at

Project Budburst

Be part of important research that will help scientists gain a better understanding of our environment! Participate with us in gathering data for several national surveys. Stop by for one session or take part in each activity. No prior experience or science background is needed-just a willingness to learn and help gather crucial data. Information and instructions on how to conduct each survey and all survey materials are provided. Each survey takes less than 30 minutes, and naturalists will be available after the surveys if participants would like additional information.

FREE · For all ages. · Instructor: Anna Rossler

Shifts in climate can affect the timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of plants. These shifts have an impact not only on plant communities but also the animal species that depend on them. Observations of several focal species at different times of the year will help to track these plant phenophases.

Th 7/9 · 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Winslow Woods Park

The land was acquired from the Winslow family in 1966. Additional property was acquired in 1974, 1977, and 1979.

From College Mall: Take College Mall Road south to Rogers Road and turn right (west). At Highland Avenue, turn right (north). Winslow Woods Park is just past Winslow Sports Complex on the left (west).

Capital Improvements at Winslow Woods Park

Capital Improvements Completed Since 1993