30 Family-Friendly Backyard Designs

Put down the video games and soak up the fresh air. Give kids an outdoor play space they can enjoy with these fun backyard design ideas, from a treehouse getaway to a life-sized chess board.

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May 08, 2020
By: Mina Hochberg and Kayla Kitts

Photo By: Michael Hunter, courtesy of Frankel Building Group

Photo By: Photo & Design © Barbara Butler Artist-Builder Inc.

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Photo By: Jenna Sue Design Co. and Lowe’s Home Improvement

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Photo By: Landsburg Landscape Nursery

Photo By: Yellow Brick Home and Lowe’s Home Improvement

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Photo By: Ryan Duebber Architect/RVP Photography

Photo By: AguaFina Gardens

Photo By: SuperRamp Technologies

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Photo By: Hammacher Schlemmer

Photo By: Daniel Kelly Photography

Photo By: Chris Amaral © 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Photo By: Jamie Rector © 2012, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Photo By: Brian Patrick Flynn

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Photo By: Jamie Rector ©2011, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Photo Courtesy: Scott Womack © 2013 Gibbs Smith, Allure of French & Italian Decor, Betty Lou Phillips

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