Meyer Woods

Park Features:

  • 1 Pavilion
  • 1 Playground
  • 8.8 Acres

Meyer Woods is a serene park located on Oldfield Road across from the Tara Hill subdivision. Nestled in an oak grove, this 8.8 acre park is the site of a barn built in 1913. Meyer Woods also has a playground and pavilion suitable for family or company picnics.

Nantucket Park

Park Features:

  • 2.3 Acres

Nantucket Park is north of the Frontage Road and east of Nantucket Drive.

Driftwood Park

Park Features:

  • 1 Playground
  • .4 Acres

Located on Darien Club Drive and Exner Road in the Darien Club subdivision, Driftwood Park is a small neighborhood park featuring a playground with a nautical theme perfect for imaginative play.

This spring & summer, Driftwood Park (located at the corner of Darien Club Drive & Exner Road) will be closed for renovations. Coming soon is a brand new playground! Stay tuned for estimated completion dates.

Smart Oaks Park

Park Features:

  • 1 Pavilion
  • 1 Playground
  • 1 Soccer Field
  • 2 Volleyball Courts
  • 6.5 Acres

Smart Oaks Park is located off Bailey and the Frontage roads. Smart Oaks was named after the Smart family, one of the earliest settlers in the area.

This 6.5 acre park features 2 tennis courts, 2 sand volleyball courts and a soccer field.

Holly Park

Park Features:

  • 1 Playground
  • 4.1 Acres

Holly Park is located north of 71st St. between Exner Road and Wilcox Avenue. This 4.1 acre park has a playground.

Ridgewood Park

Park Features:

  • 1 Playground
  • 5.7 Acres

Ridgewood Park located at the corner of Green Valley Road and Lyman Avenue in the Farmingdale Ridge subdivision. This 5.7 acre neighborhood park features a playground.

Lindenwood Park

Park Features:

  • 1 Basketball Court
  • 1 Playground
  • 6.7 Acres

Lindenwood park is home to a baseball backstop, basketball and a playground. This quiet neighborhood park is spread out over 6.7 acres. The park is located east of Cass Avenue and south of 79th Street. The parking lot is located on 79th St.


Darien Community Park

Park Features:

  • 2 Pavilions
  • 2 Basketball Courts
  • 1 Baseball Field (with lights)
  • 2 Playgrounds
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • 2 Volleyball Courts
  • 19.6 Acres

Darien Community Park, located at Plainfield and Clarendon Hills Roads is the second largest park maintained by the District. Encompassing almost 20 acres, this park features 2 picnic pavilions, 4 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, 2 sand volleyball courts, a soccer field, 2 playgrounds and restroom facilities.

Darien Community Park is also home to the VFW Memorial, paying tribute to all who have served in the Armed Forces.

The park was developed through a matching grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.


Birchwood Park

Park Features:

  • 1 Playground
  • 8.7 Acres

Birchwood park is located south of 71st Street between Walden Lane and Emerson Drive in the Farmingdale subdivision. This 8.7 acre neighborhood park features a playground. The path that winds through the park along the detention pond makes this park an ideal place for a relaxing walk.

Reminder of Darien Park District Pond Rules:

  • No Swimming
  • No Boating
  • No Ice skating

In addition, in any body of water, harmful blue-green algae blooms are a common natural phenomenon. In Illinois, these natural harmful blooms typically occur June through September.

Due to this possibility, the following guidelines are strictly enforced for your safety:

  • Keep dogs out of the water. Do not allow dogs to drink the pond water
  • Do not come in contact with the water yourself
  • Wash skin or fur that comes into contact with the water thoroughly as soon as possible

Westwood Park

Park Features

  • 2 Baseball Fields
  • 1 Soccer Field
  • 4 Volleyball courts
  • 17.9 Acres

Westwood Park is located at 75th and Fairview Avenue. This 18 acre site features 2 baseball diamonds, 4 sand volleyball courts and a soccer field.