Joggers, We've Discovered 6 Offbeat Parks To Go To For A Morning Walk

Shreya posted on 05 April

Millennials value fitness differently than the generation before. Today, most people take exercising seriously enough to be consistent at it and to make it a way of life. Be it through gymming, zumba, yoga or simply running and walking. Hyderabad too is going big on its fitness game and fortunately has several parks to make your life easy. With a lot of people taking to jogging as a part of their daily schedules, it has become quite a trend in the city. It is also a free alternative to working out with expensive gym memberships. So, here’s a list of parks scattered across Hyderabad where you can go for a morning jog.

Sundarayya Park

Located in Bagh Lingampalli, this park, although not huge, has a great atmosphere for an early morning walk. You will witness a lively bunch of people doing Yoga every morning. Being here will motivate you to start giving attention to your health and fitness. It also has a walking track where you can walk and jog. If you live anywhere between Chikkadpally to Nallakunta areas, this park is in close proximity, so get here for a fresh start to your day.

Timings: 5am-10am & 4pm-8pm

 

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AP Housing Board, Bagh Lingampally, New Nallakunta, Hyderabad

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Dr. G. S. Melkote Park

This jogger’s park spread across seven acres has people of all ages walking in and working out. It has benches for senior citizens, skating rink, a small play area for kids, and a walking track for walkers/joggers. There is an entrance fee of INR 5, and a monthly pass for INR 50 is available too {only for morning walkers}. It is free for the elderly. This is a pleasant and well-maintained park which also has a swimming pool adjacent to it. Right outside the park, there are stalls selling fresh vegetables early in the morning. This park really cares about your fitness if you can’t tell, already. Bonus? It also has an amphitheatre if you ever want to go here for entertainment.

Timings: 5am-9am & 3pm-8pm

 

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Jaiswal Street, Hari Vihar Colony, Bhawani Nagar, Narayanguda, Hyderabad

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    Krishnakanth Park

    Situated around Yousufguda area, Krishnakanth Park vastly occupies 22 acres of land and has an easy access to people living in SR Nagar, Vengalrao Nagar, Motinagar and around. In addition to a proper running track, this park offers a variety of plantation and flowers. You can also go here for bird photography as it is home to some interesting breeds. It has a huge play area and few gazebos where you can relax and rejoice. You will often find vendors selling fresh beetroot and carrot juices here. With such a beautiful and nourishing environment – you will not want to miss a day of exercise here. Entrance fee is INR 10.

    Timings: 6am onwards.

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    Street 4, Jawahar Nagar, Hyderabad

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    HUDA Park, Uppal

    If Uppal is your vicinity, Hyderabad Urban Development Authority {HUDA} park in Uppal is for you. Early birds wanting to take a stroll at dawn can head here in their tracksuits and enjoy a breath of fresh air. The walking track is neat and there has been a lot of plantation and renovation work done here to make it enjoyable. Kids and adults alike often come here, both in the morning and evening hours.

    Timings: 5am – 8pm.

    Parks

    Uppal, Balaji Hills Colony, Srinivasa Colony, Boduppal, Hyderabad

      Sathavahana Park

      For those of you put up in Kukatpally and around, Sathavahana Park is an ideal option. A lot of people are here walking, running or cycling in the early morning hours. This park allows pets just in case you wanted to take your doggo for a run as well. It has a play area, but it is not too big. However, kids play here often. This park is very peaceful, but you also get to be amidst the screams of cricket lovers who practice and play here from time to time.

      Timings: 5am-9am & 3pm-9pm

      Parks

      Sathavahana Nagar, Kukatpally, Hyderabad

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