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Big Toy Playground- MOVED

671 S Garland Prairie Rd, I-40 Exit 167, Williams, AZ 86046-9409
+1 928-606-5711
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Another off the bucket list!

My boyfriend has wanted to do something like this for years. As it happened, we were traveling on... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2015
Jeany P
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Los Angeles, California
Very fun!

We had a blast at the Big Toy Playground. The owners were so accommodating and super nice! My... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2014
bnzummy
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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The ultimate playground for teens and grown-ups! Big Toy Playground provides you with an extreme heavy equipment adventure, where you get to drive a Backhoe, Skid Steer, or Excavator. You know you've always wanted to run those huge machines you see on construction sites. Now you can, with our instructors there to provide personalized guidance the whole time. Our typical sessions last 90 minutes with you at the controls of the equipment for at least an hour. Play in the dirt with our big toys. Drive, scoop, dig, dump...the real life version of what you used to do as a kid. We even have some games set up for you, like backhoe basketball. Enjoy the thrill ride of a lifetime and feel the power of controlling 40,000 lbs of steel. Find out why our heavy equipment playground is LOADS of FUN for ages 14 and up. We also can host groups and parties. All sessions are by reservation only. Big Toy Playgound is a seasonal operation: open March/April - October.
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23 Feb 2015
“Another off the bucket list!”
17 Nov 2014
“Very fun!”
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671 S Garland Prairie Rd, I-40 Exit 167, Williams, AZ 86046-9409
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+1 928-606-5711
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Reviewed February 23, 2015

My boyfriend has wanted to do something like this for years. As it happened, we were traveling on the Grand Canyon Railroad and found this place. Even though it was snowy and cold (early January!) and there was not a lot of tourist business, the...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2015

We are so glad you and your boyfriend braved the snow to have a blast at Big Toy Playground! Come back soon and cross it off of your personal bucket list!

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Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had a blast at the Big Toy Playground. The owners were so accommodating and super nice! My partner has always wanted to drive a tractor, so this was like a dream come true!

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2015

It's so fun for us helping our customers make their heavy equipment dreams come true. We are thrilled that you had a blast; thanks for taking the time to share your experience!

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Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Driving the big equipment was so much fun. Was able to drive two pieces of equipment. The instructors were great and had me out loading dirt in just a few minutes. I recommend this for anyone who loves big equipment and loved playing with Tonka...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2015

You never know how much fun this equipment is until you try it yourself! We are so happy to hear you had a great time. We loved spending the day with you.

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Reviewed October 4, 2014

I never thought I would have a chance to do operate an excavator like this. It was a really cool experience. Larry is very professional, a great instructor and he made it really enjoyable. It is easy to get to from Grand Canyon Village or...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2015

Thanks for visiting Big Toy Playground. It's always great to hear from customers who have had a great time. We are glad to have helped with that bucket list!

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Reviewed October 3, 2014

One of my dreams has been to do some of the heavy-earthmoving work that I see the people on Mythbusters do. AND I GOT TO SPEND 90 MINUTES DIGGING HOLES WITH A BACK HOE TODAY!!!!! AWESOME!!!!! Very professional staff, very helpful, very encouraging, very friendly......More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2015

You were such a blast! We are thrilled that you had such a great time at Big Toy Playground. Thanks for taking the time to tell others about your time playing with the Big Toys.

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Reviewed October 2, 2014

Want an day to live in your memory till you lose it? Well, this is the place to go! While vacationing in Sedona my husband and I did the whole day package of big toys. It was exhilarating and a truly unique experience . The...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2015

One of our favorite things at Big Toy Playground is providing a thrilling experience that people will remember for a lifetime. Thanks for coming out and spending the day with us!

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Reviewed August 17, 2014

My 16 yo son and I thought this might be a nice diversion...It was absolutely great! You get to operate one of the trucks you loved as a child. I did the excavator. It's like playing a life-sized video game. I've driven Ferraris, Porsches, M3s...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2014

Thanks for coming to Big Toy Playground during your trip to the Grand Canyon! We enjoyed having you and your son at the Playground, and are glad that you had a great time. We hope that you've been having fun sharing your photos and videos,...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2014

Big Toy Playground is so much fun! Beforehand, I wan't sure if I would like it, as I'm a woman over 70. I got on the Excavator, and my instructor explained to me exactly what I'd need to do. There was also a radio in...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2014

Thanks for stepping outside of your comfort zone and trying the excavator at Big Toy Playground. We are glad it turned out to be a wonderful new experience for you. You prove that running equipment at Big Toy Playground is a great time, regardless of...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

for my birthday my wife gave me 90 minutes on a john deere excavator at big toy playground east of williams. after about 10 minutes of instruction, i started digging and then stacked tires and then plucked basketballs off pylons to drop them in a...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2014

We love helping to celebrate special occasions at Big Toy Playground! We are so happy that you had a great time running the excavator as your birthday gift. As you noticed, the loader is also a blast, and we hope to see you again to...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We gave this a try not knowing quite what to expect, and are so glad we did! It's a bit pricey, but there's really nothing quite like it. We both did the excavator, and our instructor Wade was friendly and patient, guiding us through all...More

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Sharon F, Owner at Big Toy Playground, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2014

Thanks for giving Big Toy Playground a try. Wade and Larry always do their best to give each customer a great experience, and it's gratifying to know how much fun you had! We look forward to having you back in Williams, AZ to try some...More

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