It’s peak outdoor season in lovely Fort Worth. Take advantage of spring — arguably the Texas seasons with the most pleasant weather — by finding your spot outside. Whether you want to run around with your dog, play a quick game of pick-up basketball with friends, or just enjoy soaking up the sun and fresh air, there’s nothing better than relaxing at the park. Check out these apartments that are each within a short distance of Fort Worth’s best parks.
You’ll find some of your best proof that Fort Worth is a cosmopolitan city in the Cultural District. Parkside So7 is a new luxury community located right on West 7th Street, one of the most exciting places in the city. The jogging trails and community fields at Trinity Park wind along the Trinity River for miles. You’ll see lots of your neighbors jogging and biking on the riverside trails. Even better: when you’re done at the park, all the city’s cultural amenities and nightlife are right outside your doorstep.
The area of Fort Worth along Chisholm Trail Parkway is a well-established neighborhood that’s also bustling with new activity. Texas Christian University and the new luxury Shops at Clearfork shopping center are close by. With a pet spa and bark park onsite, this pet-friendly community makes it comfortable to relax at home. But you’re also close to Overton Park, a beautiful place with lots of mature trees and trails to walk. This neighborhood has everything you need: a gorgeous park, tons of shopping, and lush trees.
The residential area around the Alliance Town Center shopping district in North Fort Worth is growing fast. Sagewater Village brings an urban village setting to the midst of an otherwise suburban area with great shopping and dining. You’ll love these luxury apartments, and the Prairie Vista Park is right nearby. With events like “Food Truck Fridays” and lots of opportunities for walking and relaxing outdoors, you wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.
If you want a unique apartment in a one-of-a-kind neighborhood, Fort Worth residents know the Magnolia area of the Near Southside is it. Located with easy access to the Hospital District and just minutes from Downtown, Magnolia is where you’ll find the city’s most eclectic and artsy shops and eateries. Magnolia at Mistletoe Heights are luxury apartments with new techy amenities and a great urban feel. In a neighborhood like this, you wouldn’t expect to find large parks. Instead, the citizens of this famously friendly neighborhood came together to create a micro-park, the first of its kind in Fort Worth. The experimental space has kid-friendly interactive art exhibits and artists painting. You’ll love how the micro-park brings the community together.
Find your next home in the scenic bluffs of Fort Worth. With views of the Trinity River and next to Riverside Park, you can enjoy some natural scenery. This is also located in the Race Street area, one of the city’s most up-and-coming urban villages to watch. You’ll love the innovative eateries in your neighborhood, from a Cajun café to a new artisanal doughnut shop. The beautiful views of Fort Worth’s fabulous skyline and the Trinity River will make you feel happy to be at home. You’ll enjoy watching the changes around you because you’re in Ground Zero for the next hot neighborhood.
Location is everything, and it doesn’t get a lot more convenient than The Venue at 8651. Just south of Interstate 30 in the Meadowbrook area, living here means you can to get to either Arlington or Downtown Fort Worth in just a matter of minutes. Recently renovated apartments have all the features you want, like hardwood floors and in-unit washer and dryer hookups. There’s more than one park in the neighborhood for you to enjoy, too. The nearby Sandy Lane Park just got a $1.3 million facelift in 2016, with new playground equipment, tennis courts and basketball courts. The Quanah Parker park has long trails for hiking and biking. This neighborhood is both convenient and tends to be pretty budget-friendly. You may be pleasantly surprised by the many great options you’ll find here.
Sydney Bennet is a senior research associate who writes about apartments and more for ApartmentList. Contact her at email@example.com.