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Plan Your Visit to Wheaton Regional Park

Wheaton Regional Park is divided into five significant areas across its 538 acres: The Shorefield AreaBrookside GardensBrookside Nature Center, Equestrian Center, and the Rubini Athletic Complex.

Get ready for a day filled with excitement, whether it’s climbing on the adventure playground, relaxing in the serenity of Brookside Gardens, taking your furry friend to the dog park, or enjoying a scenic wooded trail.

Shorefield Area

  • Picnic areas
  • Adventure Playground
  • Wheaton Miniature Train
  • Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel
  • Exercise stations
  • Hiking, biking, and equestrian trails
  • Pine Lake

Brookside Gardens

  • Visitor’s Center with The Shop at Brookside Gardens
  • Two conservatories for year-round enjoyment
  • Ponds
  • Hard surface trails
  • Gardens with several distinct areas: Aquatic Garden, Azalea Garden, Butterfly Garden, Children’s Garden, Rose Garden, Japanese Style Garden, Trial Garden, Rain Garden, and the Woodland Walk
  • The Formal Gardens areas include a Perennial Garden, Yew Garden, the Maple Terrace, and Fragrance Garden

Brookside Nature Center

  • Nature Center with wildlife observation area, children’s discovery room, live animal exhibits
  • Nature exploration area
  • Pond with an accessible interpretive boardwalk
  • Pollinator and Bay-friendly gardens
  • The Thomas Harper Homestead

Wheaton Riding Stables

  • Indoor and outdoor riding arenas

F. Frank Rubini Athletic Complex

  • Four softball fields
  • Two baseball fields
  • Basketball court
  • Four handball courts
  • Wheaton Indoor Tennis – six heated and air-conditioned courts as well as pickleball courts
  • Outdoor Tennis – Six outdoor tennis courts
  • Wheaton Ice Arena
  • Wheaton Sports Pavilion – a 200 ft. X 85 ft. indoor field with futsal, lacrosse, and soccer lines
  • Dog park

Tips for Visiting

  • Parking regulations are strictly enforced. Park in designated areas only.
  • No alcoholic beverages are permitted.
  • Pets must be kept on a leash, unless inside the designated dog park area.
    Please Note: Brookside Gardens only allows service dogs.
  • Buses require parking permits and are not allowed in the park on Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays.