Parks owned and managed by Kildare County Council
There are 19 parks in Kildare that are owned and managed by Kildare County Council. These vary in size from 0.5 hectares (1.2 acres) to 16 hectares (40 acres).
A full list of the parks and their locations are available below. You can explore and engage in a variety of activities from having looped and linear walks, playing pitches, playgrounds and outdoor gyms. They also cater for passive activities with seating and picnic benches.
Other Parks and Amenities
There are other parks available in Kildare which are not managed by Kildare County Council. These are Castletown House in Celbridge which is managed by the Office of Public Works; forest parks such as Donadea Forest Park and Killinthomas Woods, Rathangan. Moore Abbey Woods, Monasterevin and Mullaghreelan Woods, Kilkea; managed by Coillte.
Pollardstown Fen near Newbridge and Ballynafagh Lake outside Prosperous; both managed by National Parks and Wildlife Service.
The Monread Park, Naas
The Monread Park is located in the north of Naas town between the Sallins and Monread Roads (location in Google Maps)
. The Park is 12ha/30acres in size. It is a vital recreational amenity for Naas and the surrounding areas. The park is relatively flat and all entrances to it are accessible by pedestrians and bicycles and also provide access for buggies or wheelchairs. There are 2km of paths, 2no. soccer pitches and 1no. junior GAA Pitch. The park is also popular for dog walking. Dog bag dispensers have been provided around the park for the convenience of dog owners. A playground which caters for children from 1-12 is located in the centre of the park (more information in our Playgrounds
section). There are 2 bus routes on the Sallins Road and the Dublin Road which provide public transport links to the park.