November 16

Get Out Into Nature At These 4 Beautiful Lewisville Parks


Winter is coming, and the temperature is falling in a lot of places. For some, the cooler temperatures make the idea of going outside more enjoyable. If you are looking for a place to take your family or spend some alone time, get out into nature at these four Lewisville parks.
Lake Park
At 100 E. Lake Park Road & Mill, you can find Lake Park, which surrounds a major lake and connected waterways which helped the area grow thick with vegetation. You can go swimming or fishing if the weather is right. If you are taking your family, there are plenty of amenities that they can enjoy, including a playground, picnic area, and campground with adjacent bathrooms.

Old Town Aquatic Park
Old Town Aquatic Park at 535 W. College & Degan is full of activity areas that are open to the public, including swimming, picnicking, and first-come first-served sports fields. Many people enjoy College Street Park because it is a convenient place to experience the natural beauty of the area without a long drive. You can visit the park on a whim or plan some time to get out of the city, even if only for an hour or two.  Kids will love this park because of the double loop slide, three sprayground areas to cool off from all that running around, and even a small lazy river. Keep in mind that this park has an admission fee: $3 for the public, $2 for town residents.
Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park
At 1301 S. Railroad Street, you can find Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park. Toyota has a big influence in Lewisville and actively contributes to improving the community by maintaining this large, pristine park. There are bathrooms and a picnic pavilion alongside a range of other amenities. Skaters are welcome in the park in the skate area. There is also a dog park for large and small breeds. Hiking is encouraged due to the great scenery. You can also fish in the park.
Central Park
Central Park at 1899 S. Edmonds & Willow Oak is one of the best park areas in the city thanks to its convenient location and plenty of space for your group to stretch out and relax. This 39.5-acre park was founded in 1986 to celebrate 150 years of Texas independence. Children can enjoy the durable, well-maintained playground. The covered picnic pavilion allows you to enjoy an outdoor meal regardless of the weather. A band shell hosts outdoor concerts. Those who want to get active can engage in hiking or biking on the one-mile trail.
City life can be stressful without a way to relax on a regular basis. Fortunately, nearby parks can help you relieve stress by getting outside, connecting with nature, exercising, and spending time with family and friends. If you’re shopping for a new vehicle in which to explore the Lewisville area, check out the inventory at Huffines Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Lewisville for a great selection and friendly, knowledgeable sales staff.
Photo by bdearth via Flickr | Licensed under CC BY 2.0 | Cropped from original


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