Dallas - Fort Worth August 25, 2017
These 8 Breathtaking Waterfalls Are Hiding In Dallas – Fort Worth
Dallas – Fort Worth may not be known for its spectacular waterfalls, but we do have some that are worth visiting. A few are even best-kept secrets! Here are some breathtaking waterfalls, some natural and others man-made, but all are free to visit.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Airfield Falls - Fort Worth
The trailhead to the city's only natural waterfall just opened in spring 2017. The easiest way to access the waterfall is from Pumphrey Drive off 183. Turn onto Pumphrey Road from either White Settlement Road or Alta Mere Road and head toward the Carswell Front Gate. The trailhead parking lot is on the right.
2. Prairie Creek Park - Richardson
This tucked-away neighborhood park and waterfall gives visitors a welcome respite from city life. You can find it at 2305 W. Prairie Creek Dr., 75080.
3. Hidden Falls at Marion Sansom Park - Lake Worth
This little-known waterfall is located right below Lake Worth Dam. The entrance can be found at 2501 Roberts Cut-Off Rd., 76135.
4. Anderson Creek Waterfall - Glen Rose
Its takes about an hour to get to get here from Fort Worth, but it's worth it! This 25-foot seasonal waterfall in Glen Rose is the result of overflow from the Paluxy River, and it's nothing short of impressive! Find the waterfall via the creek access off Moody Lane.
5. Botanic Garden - Fort Worth
The Botanic Garden here is the oldest in Texas, and both entry and parking are free. Return to nature by admiring the flowers and landscape, as well as the various waterfalls inside this 109-acre living museum.
These falls are located just outside of the Japanese Gardens and within the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Find the falls at 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. off of University Dr. in Fort Worth.
6. Lakeside Park - Highland Park
This peaceful and scenery-filled park has a seasonal waterfall, Mother Nature permitting. You can find it at Lakeside Dr. and Armstrong Ave, 76205.
7. Spillway Bridge - White Rock Lake Dallas
The spillway is beautiful, especially after times of heavier rains. You'll find it just off of Highway 78 and Winsted Drive.
8. Pioneer Plaza - Dallas
It may not be a natural waterfall, but this little falls in downtown Dallas still makes for beautiful photographs and a nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of downtown.
Do you know of any cool waterfalls hiding in the Metroplex? Which one is your favorite little oasis? Let us know in the comments!