The best places to picnic around Fort Worth

Lettuce celebrate a perfect picnic day.


Bring your own supplies or call in the reinforcements with a picnic company. | Photo by @picnic.cutiest

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Grab food from surrounding restaurants — like Buon Giorno Coffee, Picchi Pacchi Pizzeria, or Bailey’s BBQ — then head across the street to 501 W. 7th St. to enjoy the views of downtown. When the weather is gorgeous, skip the dining room table and head outdoors to enjoy your meal al fresco.

There’s no shortage of outdoor destinations in Fort Worth, from serene nature preserves to spacious city parks, we’re highlighting our favorite places to lay out a picnic blanket.

FTW-Airfield Falls

Enjoy the relaxing sounds of the waterfall while enjoying a meal outside. | Photo by FTWtoday

Airfield Falls Conservation Park

Located west of town at 200 Pumphrey Dr., guests can experience the history + explore nature as they take in the beauty of Tarrant County’s largest natural waterfall.

Photo of riverside trail at Trinity Park.

Be sure to check the Trinity Trails website for important safety notices and water level. | Photo by @trinitytrails

Trinity Trails

Enjoy 100+ miles of walking, running, and biking routes — our favorite spot is alongside the West 7th Street bridge for the beautiful views of downtown.

The Water Gardens

Fort Worth Water Gardens | Photo by @vphung320

Fort Worth Water Gardens

This water oasis at 502 Commerce St. is a breath of fresh air from the hustle and bustle of the city + located adjacent to the Fort Worth Convention Center.

FTW-Burnett Park

Burnett Park is just steps away from downtown. | Photo by FTWtoday

Burnett Park

Located in downtown — at 501 W. 7th St. — it’s the perfect place to pick up something to eat from surrounding restaurants like Buon Giorno Coffee, Picchi Pacchi Pizzeria, or Bailey’s BBQ.


The Trinity duck pond wouldn’t be the same without the trees.

Photo by @ftwtoday

Trinity Park Duck Pond

The Duck Pond — at 2200 Trinity Park Dr. — is a great spot to eat within the picture-perfect park along the Trinity.

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