No gym membership? No problem!
Nothing can compare to taking a walk down the streets of your neighborhood, admiring the beauty of nature, getting some fresh air, and releasing that stress. You don’t need to hit the gym if you visit these parks and walkways in Saudi.
- Salam Park
Aside from the magnificent views of the green spaces, play areas, and lake, Salam Park also has walkways and jogging tracks. The Park is sectioned into four different areas: Palm Grove, Hillside Zone, the lake area, and an Ecological Zone.
Location: Salam St., Salam Dist.
- King Abdullah Malaz Park (KAMP)
One of the most important tourist attractions, and one of the largest parks in Riyadh, it contains a beautiful artificial lake and a daily dancing water fountain. It also has a 12-meter wide pathway for walking, jogging, and cycling.
Location: Al Ameen Abdullah Al Ali Al Naeem St., Al Malaz Dist.
- Riyadh Hills Park – Tilal Al Riyadh
Located in the North of Riyadh in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood of Malqa, here you can take a stroll or go for a jog as you enjoy the views of green landscapes and palm trees spread out in the park.
Location: Tilal Al Riyadh Park, Al Aqiq Dist.
- Alwaha Park
Also known as King Abdulaziz Garden, it’s a park distinguished by its beauty and cleanliness. It has a walkway and a children’s playground, which makes it a wonderful outlet for people residing in this neighborhood.
Location: Mahayidah St., Wahah Dist.
Top places to hike at:
- Edge of the World
Location: Makkah Al Mukarramah Rd.
- Jabal Qarah
Location: Al Dalwah Rd., Al Qarah Village
- Moon Mountain
Location: Al Kamil Rd., Ghran Al Wadi Al Marwani;
Coordinates: 22’‘13.839 N, 39”39.585 E
- Muraikabat Mountain Park
A very well-known destination in Sharqiya, this spacious park has grassy green lawns, and a clean, paved walkway. The atmosphere at the park with fellow runners will get you motivated to keep going.
Location: Albairuni St., Al Muraikabat Dist., Dammam
- Khobar Corniche Walkway
Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, visitors can go cycling by the beach, in addition to using fitness equipment along the coast and enjoying the view of the beach.
Location: Al Khobar Corniche, Seafront, Khobar
- Aramco Environmental Park 1
This new park is a must-visit! Originally a mountain, it has been structured with lots of uphills and downhills, so be prepared for a killer workout. It also has a football court, gym station, and a vast area to work out in.
Location: Al Tabari St., Al Jamiah Dsit., Dhahran
- Calisthenics Park
Located in a mid-sized park with outdoor exercise equipment for calisthenic workouts and bodyweight fitness training, here you can also find parallel bars, high bars, and a pole bar as well.
Location: Al Amir Fawaz St., Al Janouby Dist.
- Park and Walk of Prince Fawaz Neighborhood
This walkway south of Jeddah is the longest, with plenty of space to do various workouts, in addition to the park being equipped with a number of umbrellas for shade, in case you want to rest.
Location: Sayyid Ash Shuhada, Al Amir Fawwaz Al Junoobi Dist.
- Corniche Walk Trail
Walk, run, or jog by the Red Sea Corniche – it’s worth the while when you’re viewing the breathtaking scenery. There are dedicated cycling paths and an outdoor gym – an area equipped with sports machines – for the public.
Location: Ash Shatee Dist.
- Al Rehab Walkway
The family-friendly 40-meter wide Rehab Walkway features a spacious path for different types of workouts. You can also find cycling, and jogging tracks, and exercise machines.
Location: Al Rehab Walkway, Rehab Dist.