Flower Mound, Texas, just north of the Dallas-Forth Worth area is a great place for families, with its abundance of resources for parents, including a wealth of parks.
Here are 10 noteworthy local parks.
With its large playground, walking trails, and animal statues, it’s no wonder this park has a near 5-star rating on Google.
Located at Spinks Road and South Garden Ridge Boulevard, the park is accessible, clean, and spacious.
The park even has a splash pad, and covered areas to get a break from the hot, Texas sun.
There is plenty to do at Heritage Park.
Jake’s Hilltop Park
Jake’s Hilltop Park has plenty of activities for the whole family.
Located on Timber Creek Road, across the street from Lamar Middle School, this park has play areas for both smaller and bigger kids, a basketball court, 4 baseball diamonds, a concession stand, and bathrooms.
The park is reported to have lots of shade, and also a cool breeze due to its hilltop location. For that reason, people riding their bikes around Flower Mound like to stop here to cool off.
It has unique equipment that other parks don’t have, especially for kids to climb on.
Google local guides rate this park at 4.6 stars.
Found on Gerault Road, at Gerault and Spinks, this park is unusual partially just due to its size, at almost 85 acres.
Containing sports fields, multiple playgrounds, snack stands, picnic pavilions, and ample restrooms, there is space for whatever you need.
This park is a great place to relax with the kids, or hold an event like a birthday park or recurring soccer practice.
At Christmas, the park is decorated and trees are covered in Christmas lights.
Stretching from Churchill Drive and Oxford Court, across to Cross Timber Road, is Westchester Park.
The park has shaded picnic areas, a little playground with rubber flooring, ball diamonds, especially for little league baseball, a basketball court, and a tennis court, and walking trails.
The park also stands out by having a free little library.
The park has a few port-a-potties for restroom facilities and lots of parking.
Local guides on Google recommend this park for kids or for dog walking.
Staton Oak Park
If you’re looking for a small, neighborhood park, nestled away from traffic, Staton Oak Park is the place to go.
With a jungle gym and playground equipment, it’s great for smaller children and reported to always be safe and clean.
Best of all, the park is fully shaded, with beautiful oak trees.
Google reviews put this park at just over 4 stars.
Leonard Johns Park
Down on Timber Creek Road, you’ll find Leonard Johns Road, a park that is unique due to its pond, which is home to ducks, fish, and the occasional turtle.
Regular park-goers ask that new guests remember not to feed the duck bread though, and feed them regular birdseed instead.
The park also has all of the usual features, 2 playgrounds, a basketball court, a tennis court, and UNUSUALLY, a beginner disk golf court.
The park is nestled in between Timber Creek, the Lewisville ISD Administration Building and Timber Creek Elementary School.
On Moriss Road, near Forestwood Middle School is Wilkerson Park, a park enjoyed by nature-lovers.
There are trees, flowers part of the year, and several types of plants that grow low to the ground. Just be careful not to step in any poison ivy.
The park has well-paved paths for strolls, dog-walking, or biking. It’s also a great place for a meal.
Small creeks run through the park, and small wildlife like rabbits are not an uncommon sight.
Wilkerson Park rates 4.6 stars on Google reviews.
At the intersection of Forest Vista Drive and Lake Forest Boulevard, you’ll find Rheudasil Park, a park for both playing and fishing.
The fishing pond is large, and has very friendly ducks, so be aware they may approach you.
The playground has nice equipment, well maintained, but is not shaded, so be careful it’s not too hot for the kids midday.
The park also has drinking fountains and the playground equipment has been recently updated, so it’s sturdy and safe.
This spot is also popular with those playing PokemonGo.
Directions from DFW Airport to Bricolage Behavioral Health
DFW International Airport
2400 Aviation Dr, DFW Airport, TX 75261
Head south on International Pkwy
Partial toll road
Turn left toward International Pkwy
Merge onto International Pkwy
Partial toll road
Use the middle lane to stay on International Pkwy
Use the right 2 lanes to merge onto TX-121 N
Use the right 2 lanes to take the Grapevine Mills Pkwy exit toward Flower Mound
Continue onto FM2499
Turn right onto Gerault Rd
Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Flower Mound Rd
Turn right onto Long Prairie Rd
Arrive at Bricolage Behavioral Health
3204 Long Prairie Rd Suite A, Flower Mound, TX 75022