Dallas July 12, 2016
7 Of The Best Beaches Near Dallas To Visit This Summer
The last thing that comes to most people’s minds when they hear “Dallas, Texas” is “beaches.” Dallas may not have many beaches within its city limits, but a short drive will take you to some of the best beach areas in Texas. If you’re looking for a way to beat the summer heat, visit one of the following seven beaches. They’re some of the best beaches within the Dallas area.
1. Joe Pool Lake Recreation Area - Arlington, TX
The beach at Joe Pool Lake Recreation Area is the true definition of "summer fun!" A few of the amenities within the area include a concession stand, a playground and picnic tables. This is a great family beach! (3401 Ragland Rd, Arlington, TX 76001)
2. White Rock Lake Park - Dallas, TX
White Rock Lake Park is the only beach area on our list that's actually located within Dallas' city limits. While its sandy shorelines don't attract many swimmers, they do attract beautiful waterfowl - especially at Sunset Bay. Because White Rock Lake Park is home to many attractions, it's considered one of Dallas' best water spots. (8300 E. Lawther Dr, Dallas, TX 75218)
3. Pebble Beach Park - Nevada, TX
Pebble Beach Park, located on the eastern shore of Lake Lavon, has a really nice swim beach and several covered picnic tables. This wonderful park offers visitors a relaxing atmosphere and great views of the lake. (13000 CR 763,
Nevada, TX 75173)
4. Burger's Lake - Fort Worth, TX
Burger's Lake dates back to the 1930s and is one of North Texas' only spring-fed lakes. This lake's laid-back atmosphere and sandy beach area makes it the perfect place for families to spend a summer day.
(1200 Meandering Rd,
Fort Worth, TX 76114)
5. Little Elm Park - Little Elm, TX
With 29,000 acres and 233 miles of shoreline, Lake Lewisville is one of North Texas' largest lakes. Little Elm Park is one of the lake's most popular areas because of its fantastic beach. The park's beach boasts a large swim area, in addition to 10 volleyball courts. (701 W. Eldorado Pkwy,
Little Elm, Texas 75068)
6. Meadowmere Park - Grapevine, TX
Grapevine Lake's most-visited spot is Meadowmere Park. A few of its amenities include a swimming area, a boat ramp and fishing piers. Visitors from all over come to experience this area's sandy beaches and wooded trails. (3000 Meadowmere Ln, Grapevine, TX 76051)
7. Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Pilot Point, TX
Ray Roberts Lake State Park is located about an hour north of the DFW Metroplex. Visitors of this state park are able to participate in many activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding and backpacking. When it comes to water activities, nothing beats an afternoon at one of the park's great beaches. These fun beaches are what makes Ray Roberts Lake State Park such a great summer destination. (100 PW 4137, Pilot Point, TX 75228)
Which of these Dallas-area beaches is your favorite?