The expansive Adelaide Park Lands are the city’s crowning glory. Part of Colonel Light’s vision to design a city that enriched its people’s wellbeing and quality of life, the Park Lands embrace the city in a leafy figure of eight. They are the city’s lungs, backyard, playground, meeting space and more.
Covering over 760 hectares, the Adelaide Park Lands are Australia’s biggest backyard. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy healthy and balanced living through sport and exercise, recreation and relaxation. There are 29 parks and 6 city squares all with a variety of different features and facilities.