List of Best Parks in Lahore

parks in lahore

Lahore is the epitome of culture, traditions, historical sites, finger-licking cuisine, and of course, grand and lush green parks. In this article, we bring you some of the most famous Parks in Lahore.

invest with imarat

Islamabad’s emerging city centre

Learn More


List of Local Parks in Lahore


No.Park NameLocation
1Gulshan-e-Iqbal ParkAllama Iqbal Town
2Lahore Wildlife ParkSafari Road, Raiwind
3Jallo Park, WildLifeJallo, Lahore
4Jilani ParkRace Course Road, Lahore
5Model Town ParkModel Town, Lahore
6Greater Iqbal Park (Minto Park)Circular Road, Lahore
7Race Course (Jilani Park) LahoreRace Course Road, Lahore
8Japanese GardenJallo Park, Lahore
9Saint Mary’s ParkOld Anarkali, Lahore
10Jam-e-Shirin Park LahoreDavis Road, Lahore
11Eden Canal Villas ParkEden Canal Villas, Lahore
12Khayaban-e-Quaid New ParksVarious locations in Khayaban-e-Quaid
13Sheeba ParkGulberg, Lahore
14Muhammadi ParkShadman, Lahore
15Cavalry Ground ParkCavalry Ground, Lahore
16Nasir BaghThe Mall, Lahore
17Bagh-e-Jinnah (Lawrence Gardens)Lawrence Road, Lahore
18Nawaz Sharif ParkRaiwind Road, Lahore
19Ayubia ParkLawrence Road, Lahore
20Shalimar Bagh (Shalimar Gardens)Shalimar Link Road, Lahore
21Hazuri BaghLahore Fort, Lahore
22Sukh Chayn GardensRaiwind Road, Lahore

Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park

The first park on our list is none other than the famous ‘Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park.’ Located near Allama Iqbal Town, the park covers around 67 acres (0.27 km2). The park is said to be one of the largest parks in Lahore. 

The park was named after the famous poet Allama Iqbal. Apart from lush green areas and natural beauty, the park also has a vast variety of recreational rides for children and adults. The park also has an artificial lake and a mini-zoo, making it one of the best places to visit in Lahore.

The local council maintains the park well, with new playing areas and rides being added recently due to increased public interest.

Location: Fazal e Haq Rd, Gulshan Block Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore


gulshan iqbal park in Lahore



Lahore Wildlife Park

The Lahore Wildlife Park is another great attraction in Lahore. It opened its doors to the general public in 1981. The park is a government-funded public facility spread across 242 acres (98 ha). 

The largest walkthrough aviary is also present at the Lahore Wildlife Park, established in 2004. Boating and fishing facilities were also built near a lake. The lake is the biggest in the city and is spread across four islands.

Some of the park’s major attractions include a pair of lions, Indian peafowl, Bengal tiger, common pheasant, emu, lion, mute swan, nilgai, ostrich, and silver pheasant.

There are also safari tracks in the lion and Bengal tiger areas, covering an area of 80 acres (32 ha). So if you are a fan of adventures and exotic fauna, then Lahore Wildlife Park is the place to be.


lahore zoo


Location: Safari Garden, Lahore


Jallo Park

The next park that is exceptionally famous among the Lahoris is Jallo Park. The park is 20 km east of Lahore along Wagah – Amritsar Railway Line and ½ km from Canal Garden.

The park is spread across 837 acres. Previously, it was a reserve forest used for the production of timber, fuelwood, and forestry research. Out of this massive 837 area, 456 acres were then used to construct the park. Since then, the park has been turned into a theme park, representing various cultural, amusement and educational facilities.

The park is open for all and people can visit the park without paying any sort of entry fee. Also, recreational facilities are very economical. There are more than 120 species of trees, bushes, and climbers, so if you want to explore different kinds of flora and natural beauty, you must definitely visit this park.

Some of the significant facilities included in the park are: 

  • Log Huts
  • Benches
  • Grassy Lawn
  • Metalled Roads
  • Gazebo
  • Water cooler

There are many attractions at the Jallo Forest and Wildlife Park as well, such as:

  • Water Slides
  • Boating
  • Water Fall
  • Swings

jallo park in lahore


Interestingly, a busy railway station is also located in Jallo Park. It is one of the sub-urban stations of Lahore city. Many travelers use this station to communicate to and fro from the city.

The park also houses a large variety of exotic species of animals such as Common pheasant, Indian peafowl, Rock pigeon, Asian black bear, Bactrian camel, Chital, Chinkara, Sambar, Indian cobra, Mugger crocodile, and the list goes on.

Location: Lahore


Jilani Park

Jilani Park, previously known as Race Course Park, is located at the heart of Lahore. The park is famous for its floral exhibitions and waterfalls. Annual horse racing competitions are also being held in the park. 

If you want to enjoy good food with friends and family at the park, visit the Polo Lounge, known for its delicious main course and desserts. 

Apart from the famous and exquisite floral exhibitions, the park has an artificial waterfall, lakes, the best fitness gym, a jogging track, a racecourse, and lush green grounds perfect for picnics and hangouts. There are many farmhouses to throw lavish parties in Lahore.


jilani park in lahore


Location: Jail Road, opposite Services Hospital، G.O.R. – I, Lahore


Model Town Park

Model Town Park, also known as Nawaz Sharif Park, is one of the oldest parks in Lahore. It is a spacious, well-maintained park and golf course in Model Town, Lahore, Pakistan. It was developed in 1990 by the Governor of Punjab, General (R) Ghulam Jilani Khan.

Apart from lush plains and greenery, the park has a beautiful pond with foundations. To spend a relaxed evening by the pond and watch waterfowl, visit Model Town Park. One of the best ways to kill the warm weather is by taking a dip in a swimming pool. 

The park also has a dedicated playing area for children that is well-equipped with monkey bars, slides, swings, tunnels, and swinging bridges. The best thing about the park is that it is handicapped-friendly. The entire park is wheelchair accessible. 

The park also has a 2.0 km jogging track. So, if you want to shred all the unwanted fats, visit the park and use the excellent jogging tracks. The length of the walkway of hard tiles is 5.5 km, while the jogging track is wholly made of clay, and its length is approximately 2.0 km; it is one of the larger jogging tracks in Asia, made up of pure mud and clay only clay.

model town park lahore

Location: Model Town, Lahore


Greater Iqbal Park

Last but not least comes the Greater Iqbal Park. The park was previously known as the Minto Park. This urban park is located on the Walled City’s outskirts, making it easily accessible. 

The park is also famous because of Minar-e-Pakistan. It is the home of Minar-e-Pakistan, and the 125-acre park also includes an artificial lake that spreads over four acres. The park also has an 800-feet-long musical fountain.

The tombs of Allama Iqbal and Hafeez Jalandhari are also located in the park. The park also has several attractions, such as a soft rail, a library, an open-air gym, and a food court.  So, if you have a knack for the historical sites and culture of Pakistan, you should visit this park.


greater iqbal park lahore


Location: Walled City, Lahore

Worthy Mentions


No.Park NameInformation
1Race Course (Jilani Park) LahoreA popular park on Race Course Road offers jogging tracks, green lawns, and recreational facilities for families and fitness enthusiasts.
2Japanese GardenThe Japanese Garden is nestled within Jallo Park and showcases traditional Japanese landscaping, featuring serene ponds, bridges, and cherry blossom trees.
3Saint Mary’s ParkLocated in Old Anarkali, Saint Mary’s Park is a historical park with a blend of lush greenery, historical monuments, and a tranquil atmosphere.
4Jam-e-Shirin Park LahoreSituated on Davis Road, Jam-e-Shirin Park is a popular picnic spot, offering well-maintained gardens, playgrounds, and walking paths.
5Eden Canal Villas ParkExclusive to residents of Eden Canal Villas, this park provides a peaceful retreat with landscaped gardens, play areas, and communal spaces.
6Khayaban-e-Quaid New ParksA network of parks distributed across various locations in Khayaban-e-Quaid, offering recreational areas, green spaces, and community gathering spots.
7Sheeba ParkSituated in Gulberg, Sheeba Park is known for its vibrant flora, well-kept lawns, and outdoor outdoor facilities, making it a popular destination for locals.
8Muhammadi ParkIn Shadman, Muhammadi Park features lush landscapes, walking paths, and play areas, providing a serene environment for residents and visitors alike.
9Cavalry Ground ParkFound in Cavalry Ground, this park offers green spaces, sports facilities, and recreational areas, attracting families and sports enthusiasts.
10Nasir BaghA historical park on The Mall, Lahore, Nasir Bagh boasts Mughal architecture, fountains, and a serene ambiance, making it a popular spot for leisure and historical appreciation.
11Bagh-e-Jinnah (Lawrence Gardens)Renowned for its botanical diversity, Bagh-e-Jinnah on Lawrence Road features manicured lawns, flower beds, and walking paths, creating a picturesque setting for visitors.
12Nawaz Sharif ParkSituated on Raiwind Road, Nawaz Sharif Park is a well-maintained green space with sports, picnics, and relaxation facilities catering to a diverse range of visitors.
13Ayubia ParkLocated on Lawrence Road, Ayubia Park offers a peaceful environment with jogging tracks, green lawns, and play areas, providing a refreshing escape in the heart of the city.
14Shalimar Bagh (Shalimar Gardens)Positioned on Shalimar Link Road, Shalimar Bagh showcases Mughal garden design with terraced levels, flowing water channels, and vibrant flower beds, reflecting historical grandeur.
15Hazuri BaghA historical garden within Lahore Fort, Hazuri Bagh features a baradari (pavilion), marble fountains, and intricate Mughal architecture, offering a glimpse into the city’s rich past.
16Sukh Chayn GardensLocated on Raiwind Road, Sukh Chayn Gardens combines natural beauty with modern amenities, providing a serene environment for residents and visitors.


So, these are some of the most famous parks in Lahore. These parks are undoubtedly excellent options for people who want to spend a relaxed day with their friends and family. You can watch a movie, shop at top-notch malls, and do many more activities. If you want a hassle-free and perfect trip with your loved ones, avail the services of any trusted travel agency in Pakistan. 

Do visit these parks and let us know what you think of them. 

Did you not find the park you were looking for? Let us know in the comments below, and we will review the park for you. 

invest with imarat Islamabad’s emerging city
Learn More
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Top