Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Near UT Arlington

Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors Near Our Apartments Near UT Arlington

Parks and green spaces abound in Grand Prairie. The Watson offers apartments near UTA that combine luxury and convenience in a prime location off I-20 and 360. One of the great things about living in The Watson's luxury apartments is having easy access to fantastic outdoor recreational opportunities. Here are some of the highlights:

Fish Creek Linear Park

Located only a few minutes away from The Watson, Fish Creek Linear Park is a great place to go to ride your bike, walk, or run on the paved trail. It's the perfect quick getaway for students of UT Arlington or more established residents who want to get some exercise in a scenic setting.

Lloyd Park

If you love camping, Lloyd Park is the place to go in Grand Prairie. This 791-acre park hugs the western shore of Joe Pool Lake. The park has 221 sites for camping, each with its own picnic table and grill. When you're not cooking up a storm, you can enjoy swimming in the lake. Boating is especially popular at Lloyd Park. You can bring your own boat, or rent a canoe or kayak to explore the beautiful Walnut Creek paddling trail.

Lynn Creek Park

On the northwest shore of Joe Pool Lake, you'll find another beautiful park, Lynn Creek Park. This is the place to go for the day for a picnic and a swim. You'll love the new white sand beach, the 100 picnic sites, and the volleyball court. The park covers 784 acres, so there is plenty to explore. There are also two boat ramps for access to the lake. It's only about a 15-minute drive from The Watson.

Tangle Ridge Golf Course

Do you like to golf? If so, you're in luck. There are two great golf courses in Prairie Ridge that are an easy drive from the Watson. The Tangle Ridge Golf Course is one of the best public championship courses in the state. Beautifully designed, Tangle Ridge's rolling hills and water hazards provide a peaceful natural setting while challenging your skill.

Prairie Lakes Golf Course

Prairie Lakes is a 27-hole golf course that is fun and affordable. Enjoy the great views of Mountain Creek Lake while you play. When you're done, make sure to go to the course's restaurant for their famous Eddlemon's barbecue sandwich.

The apartments at The Watson are conveniently located near UT Arlington as well as plenty of outdoor attractions. When you need to take a break from school or from work, it's nice to know that it's so easy to get away and enjoy the green grass and the fresh air. Whether you want to take a day trip to a lake, camp overnight, or play some golf, it's all easily accessible to The Watson's luxury apartments. Want to know more? We'd love to give you a tour of our apartment community. Give us a call at (972) 600-2390, or send us an email at