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Quito's El Ejido Park – Parque El Ejido

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Do your kids love playground equipment?

Our daughter sure does! And we found lots of it at Parque El Ejido.

(El TelefériQo, Parque La Carolina and Parque Vulqano are also fun places to visit with your children while in Quito.)

Parque El Ejido in Quito

If you have children aged 5-10 you’ll want to check out El Ejido Park (Parque El Ejido) in Quito.

We love to spend family time strolling around a park. So we were excited to find a park with a large area of playground equipment just a short walk from where we were staying.parque-el-ejido-quito

parque-el-ejido-quitoThe equipment was in really good shape, and there were always lots of kids around. That combination helped our daughter burn off a lot of that energy she gets from . . . ohhhhh, if only I knew!

While she played on the zip line (it was addictive) Bryan and I enjoyed chatting on a nearby bench, where we could keep a close eye on her.

parque-el-ejido-quitoAfter a while we convinced her to take a break and check out the rest of the park. The park was very clean and well taken care of.

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parque-el-ejido-quitoIt has some nice wide open green spaces and a café!  So we had to stop for a coffee, being Canadian and all, it’s in our blood.

The café was comfy, with plush seats and a nice view of the surrounding park.  There was also a small art gallery attached to the café, and clean bathrooms with paper and soap!

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If you’re in Quito and have the time, this park is worth a visit!

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Dena Haines is co-editor of GringosAbroad – Ecuador’s largest blog for expats and travelers. She is a travel blogger and content marketer. She is also co-founder of ClickLikeThis (GoPro tutorial blog) and Storyteller Media (content marketing for travel brands). Work with GringosAbroad.

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