This list is only a sample of what can be found in and around Mashhad.
Aftab Shore Park
This recently built water park is the largest in the region and is located at the end of N. Khayyam Blvd., off of Sad Metri Hwy.
There are different salons for men and women, which offer a number of recreational amenities and a fast food restaurant and coffee shop. It is open year round.
Water Waves Land Company
This is the second largest water park in the region and is located next to 83rd Andisheh St, off of Asiaei Hwy
It is open all year long. The hours of operation: For men only on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm. For women only Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm
There are also four cafes and one fast food restaurant. Admission is about $17 US for adults.
This park is to the west of the city stretching along Vakilabad Blvd. with an area of 720,000 m². It is the most popular park, with beautiful gardens, and facilities for various sports. It is not uncommon to see hundreds of people of all ages walking and jogging around the park early in the morning and late at nights picnicking as well.
Vakil Abad Park
Located 8 miles southwest of the city in the suburbs, this park is popular for its natural beauty and it is considered a good place for picnicking.
Kooh Sangi Park
This park was recently expanded and renovated. It is located south of the city near the southern mountains at the end of Dr. Ali Shariati Avenue. Kooh-Sangi Park is popular for its large pool, fountain, and small amusement park, as well as it space for playing and picnicking. Near the park are also small shops which sell handicrafts and traditional foods.
Kohestan Park Khorshid
This newly developed natural park is located on top of a hill in the southeast of Mashhad off of Hashemi’e Blvd. It covers 400 hectares of land which is covered with natural and transplanted vegetation. This park offers many convinces for nature-lovers such as trekking trails, picnic facilities, restrooms, a play ground, a beach volley ball court, soccer field, parking lot, mini stores, etc...