The London Borough of Enfield is the northernmost of the Outer London boroughs. The borough lies within the Metropolitan Green Belt, and several of its 123 or more parks and open spaces  are part of it. The ancient Enfield Chase, remnants of which still exist, occupied much of the area. In addition to many playgrounds and sports facilities (including a number of golf courses), the main areas of public open space are:
- Albany Park: Enfield Wash, Script error: No such module "convert". formally opened 1902, since extended; west of Enfield Lock railway station
- Arnos Park, Arnos Grove: Script error: No such module "convert". opened in 1928; north of Arnos Grove tube station; Pymmes Brook Trail passes through it 
- Beech Hill Park, Hadley Wood: includes Hadley Wood Golf Course
- Broomfield Park, Palmers Green: Script error: No such module "convert"., purchased 1903
- Bullsmoor Playing Fields, Freezywater
- Bury Lodge Gardens Edmonton
- Bush Hill Park Recreation Ground Bush Hill Park was officially opened on 18 April 1911
- Churchfields Recreation Ground Edmonton
- Craig Park, Edmonton
- Cunningham Park, Freezywater
- Ryans Park, Enfield Highway
- Durants Park, Enfield Highway created in 1903.
- Forty Hall Park: an estate of Script error: No such module "convert". managed by Enfield Borough, includes woodlands and grounds around Forty Hall
- Firs Farm, (Firs Lane Winchmore Hill London N21 2PJ)'
- Grovelands Park, Southgate
- Hilly Fields, near Gordon Hill railway station: Script error: No such module "convert". purchased 1911
- Hollywood Gardens, Edmonton
- Jubilee Park, Lower Edmonton
- King George's Field, Enfield Highway, opened in 1939, to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary in 1935.
- Montagu Road Recreation Ground, Edmonton
- Oakwood Park: Script error: No such module "convert". purchased 1927
- Ponders End Recreation Ground ( Ryans Park), Ponders End
- Plevna Road Open Space, Edmonton
- Pymmes Park, Edmonton: Script error: No such module "convert". purchased 1899
- Tatem Park, Edmonton
- Town Park, Enfield Town, which incorporates the last public remnant of Enfield Old Park.
- Trent Park: country park
- Whitewebbs Park
Apart from those open spaces, there are the two large reservoirs. The King George V and the William Girling collectively known as the Chingford Reservoirs situated alongside the River Lea in the east of the Borough.
Covert Way is Enfield's only Local Nature Reserve.