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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Beaumont Ranch in Grandview
Beaumont Ranch in Grandview

(817) 866-4000

10736 County Rd 102
Grandview, TX 76050   Directions Website

Beaumont Ranch is an 800 acre working cattle ranch, specializing in corporate and private client entertainment, with a herd of Texas longhorns, horses, two 20,000 sq. ft. event barns, a Bed & Breakfast, an Outdoor Adventure Park and Real Texas Cowboys. Nestled in the hills of beautiful Grandview, Texas the location is 30 minutes south of the Dallas, Fort Worth metroplex.

Burger's Lake
Burger's Lake

(817) 737-3414

1200 Meandering Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76114   Directions Website

Why bother driving to South Padre Island when you've got sand and sun in downtown Fort Worth? Take a dip in the spring-fed Burger's Lake, a well-kept oasis that features a filtration system, lifeguards on duty, a sandy beach and picnic tables and grills.

Burger's Lake is a 30-acre park with a spring-fed lake on site for family fun and swimming. The lake is chlorinated, filtered and chemically maintained by a state-of-the-art purification system. Burger's Lake employs a lifeguard staff for swimmers' safety. Other amenities the park offers are two sandy beaches, over 300 picnic tables, charcoal grills for cooking, six diving boards, a 20-foot slide and a 25-foot trapeze. Pack a picnic and don't forget the towels and sunscreen, Burger's Lake is a perfect spot for some quality summer fun.

Burnett Park
Burnett Park

(817) 870-1692

501 W 7th St
Fort Worth, TX 76102   Directions Website

Burnett Park helps deliver a little relaxation and recreation, right in the middle of downtown Fort Worth. Land for the park was donated by cattle baron Samuel Burk Burnett and today features sculptures, water features and granite walkways.

Dream Park Fort Worth
Dream Park Fort Worth

(817) 392-5700

2001 University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions Website

This 7 mile trail is comprised of two sections. One on the west side of the trinity river and the other on the east side. The west side is a 3.5 mile loop on flat terrain. Access the west side at the main trail head. The east side is about 3.5 miles over a hilly terrain. This section can be ridden as an out and back or a loop using East 1st as a connector. Access the east side at the top of the Beach Street low water crossing.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

(817) 463-4160

3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions Website
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

(817) 392-7410

9601 Fossil Ridge Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76135   Directions Website

Get away from the city and take a deep breath of fresh air at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. The 3,261 acres is a preservation of the area's forests, prairies, and wetlands. The outdoor destination has over 20 miles of hiking trails, leading the way to all the flora, fauna and natural wonders the land has to offer.

Marion Sansom Park
Marion Sansom Park

(817) 392-5700

2501 Roberts-Cut-Off
Fort Worth, TX 76135   Directions Website

The 11 mile trail at Marion Sansom Park is comprised of several interconnecting loops that wind through a wooded area with scenic vistas over looking Lake Worth. The main rim loop is intermediate level (white). Expert sections (red) feed off the main loop.

Trinity Park
Trinity Park

(800) 433-5747

2401 University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions Website

Get back to nature at Trinity Park, home to a duck pond, a miniature train, playgrounds and other outdoor recreation fun. Lingering is encouraged, and the park includes picnic pavilions, restroom and water fountains throughout.

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