The Best Picnic Spots in Dallas Fort Worth


Share on pinterest
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

If 2020 in all its social distancing glory taught us anything, it was to have a greater appreciation for the outdoors. Luxury picnic companies saw an uptick in interest and reservations as people sought fun outdoor activities to engage in. This year is no different.  Summer 2021 is officially here and with it is a continued love for all things luxury picnic experiences. Cue in Picnic Cuties —curators for luxury picnics and events in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas. They recently hosted a luxury picnic for us at the picturesque Flippen Park in Dallas. We enjoyed the experience immensely thanks to their stellar service and their perfect location choice. If you are seeking a memorable picnic experience this summer, we highly recommend Picnic Cuties’ uniquely tailored services that cater to a multitude of preferences. Don’t just take our word for it though—  check out their website here.  Additionally, the following are the best picnic spots in Dallas Fort Worth, as recommended by Picnic Cuties.

Disclosure: We only recommend products/services that we use and love. This post may contain affiliate links, which means that at zero cost to you, we may earn a small commission if you make any purchases through the links shared. Read our privacy policy here.

Best Picnic Spots in Dallas

White Rock Lake

8100 Doran Circle, Dallas, TX 75238

Highlights: Skyline, sunset on the lake, walking trails, lots of wildflowers. 

Flippen Park

4421 N. Versailles Avenue, Highland Park, TX 75205

Highlights: Located in a residential area, fountain, gazebo, flowers. 

Lake Cliff Park

300 E Colorado Blvd, Dallas, TX 75201

Highlights: Rose garden, fountain, a large lake, playgrounds nearby. 

Bachman Lake Park

3500 W. Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX  75220

Highlights: Lake, view of planes flying to and from Dallas Love Field Airport

Fort Worth 

Trinity Trails

 3100 Bryant Irvin Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76109

Highlights: Fort Worth city skyline and water views — by far the most popular spot in Fort Worth 

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Highlights: Florals and exotic plants,  entrance fee might apply.

Fort Worth Water Gardens  

1502 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Highlights: Urban park, water features

Airfield Falls & Conservation Park

200 Pumphrey Dr, Westworth Village, TX 76114

Highlights: West Fort Worth,  has a hidden waterfall.

Mallard Cove Park

375 Shadow Grass Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76120

Highlights: Pavilion, scenic pond

Capp Smith Park 

5800 Robin Dr, Watauga, TX 76148

Highlights:  North Fort Worth, water views, walking trail, wildflowers.

Arcadia Trail 

8744 Arcadia Park Dr., Fort Worth 76244

Highlights: Greenery, walking trails.

Marina Park 

4033 Marina Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76135

Highlights: Great sunset view off of Lake Worth


Colleyville Nature Cente

100 Mill Wood Dr, Colleyville, TX 76034

Highlights: secluded, water views 


Southlake Town Square 

285 Grand Ave, Southlake, TX 76092

Highlights:  fountain, in the middle of the shopping center, water features, gazebo nearby.


Wilshire Park 

315 Sierra Dr, Euless, TX 76040

Highlights: water feature, fountain. 


River Legacy Park

701 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76006

Highlights: lots of trails, greenery, open space, pavilions.

Viridian Lake/Community

1200 Viridian Park Ln Bldg A, Arlington, TX 76005

Highlights: Mini beach nearby, sports nearby, lake view


Victoria Park

3051 W Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

Highlights: Fountain, pavilion, pond.

Centennial Park 

444 W 2nd St, Irving, TX 75060

Highlights:  fountain, sunset views, secluded, lake.

Lake Carolyn 

Lake Carolyn Pkwy, Irving, TX 75039

Highlights: Lake views, gondola rides. 


Haggard Park

901 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074

Highlights: Gazebo, train museum, playground, water features.

Bob Woodruff Park

2601 San Gabriel Dr, Plano, TX 75074

Highlights: Trails, large pond.

The aforementioned was by no means an exhaustive list, but rather a foundation that can act as a starting point as you seek the perfect picnic spot per your specific preferences. We will continue to add to the list periodically. Meanwhile, feel free to share additional locations with us in the comments.

Now go forth and enjoy your picnic experience! 

Check out Picnic Cuties on Instagram here.

2 thoughts on “The Best Picnic Spots in Dallas Fort Worth”

  1. Any good picnic spots in Frisco, Texas?

    • Frisco Central Park and Frisco Commons Park are both great options.


Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.