Want to cool off in the Texas heat? Check out these lakes near our luxury Fort Worth apartments

When you live in Texas, you know that the summer heat is no joke. Thankfully, for residents of our downtown Fort Worth apartments, you have access to a resort-style saltwater swimming pool with a waterfall to cool off in. And for the days when you feel like exploring and taking a dip in the waters of nature, there are lots of great swimming spots nearby. Here are some of the coolest spots to chill out near Firestone West 7th.


Lake Worth

Just 15 minutes from our downtown Fort Worth apartments is Lake Worth. This big, beautiful lake is the perfect place to go fishing, boating, kayaking, or just hopping in the water. Plus, there are lots of parks that line the lake where your family can enjoy picnic areas, playgrounds, and lots more. Learn more on the Lake Worth website.


Lake Arlington

Another great spot to cool off and get the boat in the water is Lake Arlington. There are three excellent lake access points with boat ramps, and the waters are full of fantastic angling opportunities. Catch largemouth bass, channel catfish, white bass, crappie, and more. Learn more about the access points, boat permits, fishing information, and more on the Lake Arlington website.


Marine Creek Lake

Just under twenty minutes from our downtown Fort Worth apartments is Marine Creek Lake. This 250-acre lake is a ‘no-wake lake,’ making it calm, accessible, and ideal for all sorts of recreational activities. From swimming, kite surfing, sailing, fishing, rowing, kayaking, and more – there’s always something fun to do here. Learn more about lake rules, view maps, and more on the Marine Creek Lake website.


Burger’s Lake

Nothing screams “summer fun” like Burger’s Lake in Fort Worth. This 30-acre park boasts sandy beaches for sunbathing, with trees if you’d prefer some shade. The facility also offers a complete staff of certified lifeguards, over 300 picnic tables, six diving boards, a 20-foot slide, a 25-foot trapeze, charcoal grills, and lots more. If you don’t feel like grilling yourself, then you can always grab a bite at the lake’s snack bar with burgers, hot dogs, Frito pies, and more. Learn more about Burger’s Lake on the official website.


Eagle Mountain Lake

“The best lake in North Texas since 1934” is what they say on the Eagle Mountain Lake website. Spanning 8,694 acres, this gorgeous and sprawling lake is fantastic for fishing, boating, skiing, or just playing in the water. There are also numerous parks located around the lake for your friends and family to have a picnic and splash around. If you don’t have a boat, there are boat rental places on the lake as well. Learn more about everything Eagle Mountain Lake has to offer on the website.


Summer is a blast in Texas—especially when you live at Firestone West 7th. Stop by and tour our gorgeous and amenity-filled property today.

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