Thanks to the increase in skating popularity around the Globe, skate parks are now a familiar part of the urban landscape. Do you want to know where the best skate parks are located in the world? Here is our guide to the top five best skating parks in the world.
Lake Cunningham Regional Skate Park, California, USA.
If you are looking for a design or a park which pertains to audacious and varied skating, don’t look further. Lake Cunningham regional skating park has smooth bowls, cradles, thimbles and mega walls on its dedicated street section. This skating park is extremely good and varied with something for everyone. The park has the largest piece of resistance in the world, a huge pipe measuring 21m long and 6.7m wide. The LCRSP is, therefore, the largest skate park in the USA and the world.
The Amazing Square Skate Park, Tokyo, Japan.
It is probably Japans premiere Skate Park. It is frankly huge and offers a massive variation for both street and vert skating. As usual, the park is opened in the evening, providing an ample time for skating after long day work. Skating is also done at night in this park. It has a massive tunnel pipe with a sphere-shaped end that people can ride in if they desire. However, we recommend that you have a little experience before going there or else it would be catastrophic for you.
Kona Skate Park, Jacksonville, S Florida, USA.
It is a skating icon and one of the largest and oldest skating parks still operating within the USA. Its pastel-colored bowls and ramps make it more attractive to the eyes as well as the board. With a more traditional design, Kona offers a great skating opportunity and different obstacles. Some of its great features include a few hardcore bowls and an old school snake run. Kona is a really friendly skating park and offers a skate camp for newbies.
Vans Skating Park California, USA.
Designed and built by shoe makers, vans skating park is a two dimensional with a beautiful indoor arena dominated by quality wood ramps and a large outdoor area covered in concrete bowls, pools, and verts. The park has varied obstacles from indoor and outdoor street to the huge combi pool, a 3.6m deep concrete bowl with wild transitions.
There is also a pee-wee section for new skaters and also an area of the park which has movable obstacles that enable skaters to find their own lines.
SMP Skate Park, Shanghai, China.
This is China’s largest park and home to the international competition. Spanning nearly 45,000 square feet with a 12,000 square feet viewing area for non-skaters, the SMP is an incredible skating park. The park is amazing with almost all the unique obstacles you could ever imagine including some interesting bowl sections such as double cup and Mondo bowl.
Even though the above skate parks are considered the best, China is finalizing the construction of the best and largest skate parks in the world.