Top Beaches in DFW (Yes, you read that correctly.)
We know what you're thinking... beaches? In DFW? Yes, they exist! Here are some of the top beaches in DFW - great for playing in the water, building sand castles, having a beach picnic, and relaxing the day away.
701 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm TX 75068
One of DFW's most well-known beaches is surely the beach at Little Elm Park along the shores Lewisville Lake. The public swim beach provides swimmers a safe enclosed sand beach area that does not allow boat traffic. You can pack your own picnic lunch or get food from the Lakefront Grill. Also found at Little Elm Park is a playground, sand volleyball, and hiking/biking trails. There is a $10 per vehicle fee per trip into the park, every Saturday and Sunday, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine TX 76051
Easily Lake Grapevine's most popular lakeside park is Meadowmere Park where you'll find sloping, sandy beaches, a roped-off swimming zone, lakefront camping sites, a playground area, covered picnic tables, kayak rentals, and the largest floating water park in Texas. Costs for day-use on a non-holiday are $5 per car and $1 for walk-ins.
100 PW 4137, Pilot Point TX 76258
Ray Roberts Lake has a couple of great swimming beaches that you can purchase day passes for or reserve campgrounds to enjoy. We recommend you check out the Johnson Branch in Valley View or Isle Du Bois in Pilot Point. If you have a Texas State Park Pass, that will get you entry, or you can purchase day passes for $7 per person over the age of 13.
1200 Meandering Road, Fort Worth TX 76114
Burger Lake in Fort Worth is a beautiful spring-fed lake with two sandy beaches, over 300 picnic tables, diving boards, slides, and a trapeze into the lake, grills for cooking, and more! Admission to the park is $15 per person (over age 6) and $5 for each child younger than 6.
Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie TX
Open from March-September each year, Lynn Creek Park is located along the northwest corner of Joe Pool Lake and offers a swimming area with a sandy beach, a concession stand, a sand volleyball court, picnic sites, and a nearby playground. There is an entry fee charged per car (6 people max per car) and the rate varies on the date and whether or not you are a resident of Grand Prairie. If you become a frequent visitor, you may also want to look into an annual park pass!