Summertime is here, and that means plenty of beautiful weather and opportunities for family-friendly outdoor adventures. When you're ready to take a break from the hustle and bustle of visiting Dallas homes for sale, we recommend exploring some of the city's great parks.
July is National Picnic Month, so now is the perfect time to grab your blanket, pack up some finger foods, and plan a family outing or a romantic lunch. While there are plenty of great picnic spots to choose from, there are a few that you really won't want to miss.
- Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218
When we asked our real estate agents about their favorite picnic spot, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden kept coming out on top. From the gorgeous gardens to the tree-lined paths and seasonal displays, there's never a shortage of breathtaking things to see here!
There's plenty of space to spread out for a picnic while enjoying views of the lake, relaxing, painting, or reading a book.
- Oak Lawn Park: 3400 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas, TX 75219
Are you looking for a quiet, peaceful place to relax and unwind from the stresses of your day? Oak Lawn Park is the perfect getaway! This 14.1-acre community park has a lake with a fountain, plenty of parking, benches, and a pavilion. There's ample space for a picnic and trails where you can take a romantic stroll or go for a walk with your furry friend.
- Klyde Warren Park: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy., Dallas, TX 75201
On days when you want more of an adventure, head over to Klyde Warren Park, where there's truly something for everyone. There's a children's park, splash area, dog park, putting green, games, and five acres of green space perfect for enjoying a picnic.
Pack your picnic basket, visit one of the park's restaurants, or grab a bite from one of the rotating food trucks. There are so many options here, you could go every week and never get bored!
- Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve: 7171 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75249
The 600-acre Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve is so peaceful, it's hard to believe that it's just a 20-minute drive from downtown Dallas. It offers visitors nine miles of hiking trails and is perfect for bird watching, picnicking, and relaxing in the butterfly garden.
White Rock Lake Bike & Hiking Trail: White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX 75214
Located about five miles northeast of downtown, White Rock Lake Bike & Hiking Trail features a 9.33-mile biking and hiking trail, museum, dog park, wetlands, bird watching area, pier, boat ramp, and kayak concession. During your walk, you'll enjoy observing the native trees, wildflowers, and animal life.
For a truly memorable evening, plan a picnic dinner, then stick around to watch the sunset.
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