These are just a few of the great parks on the Fort Worth side of the Metroplex. Each park offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun that kids of all ages can enjoy!

Bear Creek Park

400 Bear Creek Park Road
Keller, Texas 76244

Bear Creek Park includes hiking and bike trails, fishing pond, horseshoe pit, basketball and volleyball courts, playground, picnic tables, and soccer goals.

Green Valley Community Park

7701 Smithfield Road
North Richland Hills, Texas

Green Valley Community Park is a beautifully designed park with a lake and wetland, and offers expansive open green space for enjoying outdoor activities including being home to the city’s soccer leagues and providing opportunities for tennis; softball; fishing; walking along the paved trail; rollerblading; enjoying a family or company picnic under the pavilion; fishing in the lake or listening to outdoor concerts held in the spring.

South Lakes Park

Hobson Lane at Santa Monica Drive
Denton, Texas 76205

South Lakes Park features a large wooden playground called “Eureka,” built by community volunteers. The park also features hike and bike trails, playground equipment, tennis courts, picnic pavilions, a lake and fishing pier.

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River Legacy Parks & Living Science Center

703 Northwest Green Oaks Boulevard
Arlington, Texas 76006

River Legacy Parks is a 1,300 acre oasis with more than eight miles of paved trails, picnic areas, a playground and the River Legacy Living Science Center which offers educational programs.

Trinity Park

2401 University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Trinity Park is known for its beauty as well as its miniature train. The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is located on its grounds. The park has a great paved multi-use hiking/biking trail along the river’s edge, several different playgrounds and picnic pavilions.