411 W. Road to Six Flags
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: (817) 460-8700
Fax: (817) 460-8701
Located outside the city of Dallas in Arlington, this is a great escape for the family when things get too hot in the city. Open all summer, roughly from Memorial Day through Labor Day, the park features thrill rides and family rides that leave everyone refreshed and pleased at the end of a long day of fun. Check website for varying dates and hours.
The Living Science Center building is made of recycled materials and houses interactive exhibits and displays. View aquariums and terrariums, take a hike each Saturday at 10am with a park tour guide, or use technology to go on a simulated raft ride adventure down the Trinity River. River Legacy park includes several miles of hiking and biking trails, as we well as river overlooks and picnic areas along the banks of the Trinity River.
Located north of Six Flags on Green Oaks Boulevard in Arlington, this park offers something for everyone. There are areas for hiking, biking and inline skating. Four miles of paved trails wind in and out of the playground and greenbelt areas of this 958-acre (388-hectare) park. Eventually, Arlington hopes to connect this park to Dallas and Fort Worth via the Trinity River trail. Each Saturday, the River Legacy Park sponsors a guided trail hike. The River Legacy Living Science Center gives presentations on nature to promote ecological appreciation.
The crack of the bat never sounded so good. If you're an avid baseball fan who's ever dreamed of visiting that historic stadium, or desired to watch that favorite childhood team you never got to see, Big League Tours will set you up with an exclusive baseball package that not only gets you a ticket to the ballgame, but also offers one-of-a-kind baseball opportunities. When you go on a Big League Tour, you might find yourself dining with a Hall of Famer or taking batting practice with an All-Star. With tours available in all 30 stadiums, you can customize your own memorable trip, or join a group on one of Big League Tours regional excursions. Whether your plan is to bond with the family at the ballpark or to spend a weekend with the guys, this unique tour company will provide an unforgettable experience that gets you up-close and personal with the Big Leagues. These tours are available during the regular baseball season. Call +1 866 619 1748 (Toll Free).
Are you a golfer who has no problem driving a ball 500 yards, except, it goes in the wrong direction? In that case, the Jim McLean Golf Center in Fort Worth has the necessary expertise to turn you into a well rounded golfer. By staffing world class golf professionals and developing a consistent curriculum (the proprietary X-Factor and 8 Step Swing instruction), McLean has created a school that caters to an individual's weaknesses and gives them the training needed to improve their game. In addition to instruction, the center also provides personal club fitting, a fitness center, and a legends scoring nine hole practice course. Whether it be putting, driving, or developing a new swing, The Jim McLean Golf Center will give you all the necessary instruction to make the ball land closer to the hole, than the parking lot.
The largest skating center in Texas is located in Arlington, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth. Shiny hard wood, maple floors, a video arcade, full concession stand and a variety of fun and exciting music make this a great place to take the entire family for an afternoon of fun. Both traditional four wheeled skates and inline skates are available at this favorite skating venue.
Lone Star Park is a 36,000-square-foot pavilion featuring quarter horse racing annually from April through July. Off-season simulcast races are presented on over 175 television monitors and video walls. The facilities include a large, supervised playground, restaurant, abundant parking and an outdoor patio. Drive-through para mutual betting windows are available for those who don't want to leave their cars. Special family events are often held on weekends.
Manmade river twists and turns through trees and flowers at this 17-acre water park, a perfect spot for children of all ages. One highlight is the green extreme, a water roller coaster measuring 65 feet tall and 1,161 feet long. With its myriad twists and turns, this ride,deemed the world's largest uphill water coaster, is everyone's favorite. The endless river offers the opportunity for a relaxing ride on a lazy summer day, while NRH2Ocean is a 12,000-square-foot wave pool. On Friday nights, "dive-in" movies are shown on a screen that is readily viewable from anywhere in this pool.
Northwest Park encompasses a beautiful lake and has a few waterside trails. It also has courts and fields for practicing team sports and lies adjacent to the Northwest Park Recreation Center, a public sports facility.
Located near the Joe Pool Lake, Lynn Creek Park is an extensive recreational park. The park features swimming beach, playground, boat ramps, picnic sites, and sand volleyball court.
Iron Horse Golf Club is an upscale 18-hole golf course in the greater Fort Worth area. Over the past 20 years, the course has matured to become a haven a lush green lawns and tree-lined fairways. The grounds also feature 3 authentic railway cars, used as restrooms and a snack bar. There is also Sanford's Grill on site, a full-service restaurant and bar that offers sandwiches, made-to-order burgers and more. In addition to its sporting reputation, Iron House Golf Club is known for its picturesque setting, perfect for outdoor weddings.
This is the largest park in Texas with handicap access. The park was designed specifically with handicapped children in mind. A wood fiber material that is hard enough for wheelchairs, yet soft enough to minimize the effects of falls is found throughout the park. There are several playground areas for children of different ages and ramps, instead of stairs, lead to the equipment. Access points allow children to climb on the equipment from their wheelchairs. The park is just the beginning of a 100-acre development planned by the city of North Richland Hills.