Purple Dinosaur Playground

618 Country Way, Scituate, MA 02066, USA

Owned By: Town of Scituate

Closed For Renovations beginning June 3, 2024. Estimated reopening in August.

Also known as the Purple Dinosaur Play Area, this is a fenced-in, wheelchair accessible playground for younger children (ages 2-5). It offers a play structure, swings, picnic tables, and several sand boxes, plus an array of dual-functioning play equipment, designed for both physically challenged and able-bodied children. There is also a baseball/softball field on the property.

If you’d like to take a walk while you’re in the neighborhood, visit the Ellis Estate Trails nearby.


This land is within the region of the Massachusett (or Massachuseuk). To learn more about local Native American tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Mattakeeset band of the Massachusett, and the Massachusett tribe at Ponkapoag, both share information on their websites. 

Habitats and Wildlife

A grassy field surrounded by cedars and oaks. Located within the watershed of the Gulf River, which empties into the Atlantic Ocean at Cohasset Harbor.

  • Photograph of a property sign featuring a purple dinosaur.
  • Photograph of a large plastic purple dinosaur with a play structure in the background.
  • A photograph of a play structure within a playground.
  • A photograph of a sandbox with a shade structure.
  • A photograph of a swing set.
  • A photograph of a playground, including climbing structures, sandbox, shade structure.
618 Country Way, Scituate, MA 02066, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: Yes

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Parking: Limited on-site parking.

Cost: Free


Fenced-in playground designed for younger children. Benches, picnic tables, trash receptacles. Baseball field on the property as well.

Dogs: No

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: Yes

Scenic Views: No

Waterbody/Watershed: Gulf River/Cohasset Harbor watershed

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