Pittsboro’s Kiwanis Park has received national attention for its innovative natural playground elements. The park caters to two to five-year-olds. Featuring a beloved giant turtle sculpture, sandboxes crafted by a master mason, swings, as well as traditional play equipment. Artistic flourishes abound including a bench crafted by Clyde Jones. Diverse plantings stimulate children’s senses, foster a greater appreciation of nature, and combat nature deficiency disorder.