Great Family Photo Shoot Locations

Family photo shoots create memorable experiences and keepsakes. Choosing a location and a photographer can also accentuate that experience. Whether you are drawn to a more traditional backdrop or interested in a unique and off the beaten path locale, this is our guide to great family photo shoots.

  1. Turtle Creek Park


    Turtle Creek Park has twenty acres of natural beauty in the heart of the city, a true Dallas treasure.

  2. Teddy Bear Statues in Lakeside Park


    Scenic locations from the bridge atop Turtle Creek Dam. Whimsical Teddy Bear statues and the Read Memorial all make for great photos in Lakeside Park.

  3. White Rock Boat Club


    White Rock Lake Docks, known as the “jewel in the crown of the Dallas’ offers breathtaking views for a photo session.

  4. Cedar Ridge Preserve


    Cedar Ridge Preserve offers spectacular landscapes, heavily-wooded areas and beautiful wildflowers to provide a lovely backdrop.

  5. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden


    The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, named a “Top Botanical Garden” by USA Today’s 10Best, has endless photo ops.

  6. Flippen Park


    Snap a few shots in the gazebo and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds at the tranquil fountain and reflecting pool in Flippen Park.

  7. Trammell Crow Park


    Trammell Crow Park, located near Sylvan Avenue Bridge, features stone cow sculptures and beautiful views of downtown Dallas to create fun pics.

  8. Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge


    Mockingbird Station Pedestrian Bridge, connecting the Katy Trail to the Mockingbird DART Station, is a stunning suspension bridge, ideal for a distinctive photo shoot.

  9. Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge


    Take an awe inspiring pic at Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge with a 1,200-foot cable-stayed bridge and 430-foot-tall arch pylon as your background.

  10. Highland Park Village


    Highland Park Village's unique criss-crossed patterned ivy wall will add a sense of style and nature to pop your image.

  11. Downtown Prosper


    Downtown Prosper provides a quaint backdrop with its historic buildings dating back to the 1800's.

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  12.  Erwin Park


    Erwin Park is 212 acres with nature wooded areas perfect for a family photograph.

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  13. The McKinney Cotton Mill


    The historic Cotton Mill in McKinney is a unique facility offering loft office space, a gorgeous event hall and the perfect backdrop for photography shoots.

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  14. Towne Lake Recreation Area


    Towne Lake Park boasting a large lake with a fishing pier and beautiful nature trails.

  15. Adriatica


    Adriatica Village provides a beautiful back drop for family photos with the scenic lake and Croatian architecture. 

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    River Walk


    The River Walk is a favorite sunny spot to take family photos. The water and chapel make beautiful backdrops. 

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  17. Photo By: Town of Flower Mound

    Murrell Park


    Murrell Park is the perfect waterfront photo location. Be sure to pack a picnic before you head out! 

  18. Photo By: Old Town Lewisville

    Old Town Lewisville


    Old Town Lewisville, with its modern aesthetic and small-town charm is a popular photo-shoot location. 

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  19. Photo By: Parker Square

    Parker Square Park


    Parker Square, with its brick-wall backdrops and romantic gazebo makes a ideal spot for photographs. Be sure to grab a coffee at Edison afterward! 

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  20. Photo By: Town of Flower Mound

    Heritage Park


    Heritage Park makes a beautiful backdrop. With it's paved scenic trails, it is easily accessible for those who may struggle to walk on gravel or grass. 

  21. Photo By: Grapevine Botanical Gardens

    Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park


    Grapevine Botanical Gardens make the perfect scenic photo location that is close to home. 

  22. Old Alton Bridge


    The Old Alton Bridge in Denton is a historic iron truss bridge that connects Denton and Copper Canyon. Its rustic charm makes for a beautiful backdrop. 

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  23. Photo By: Nash Farm

    Nash Farm


    Nash Farm, with its 1869 farmhouse, historic barn and rural setting makes a lovely backdrop for photographs. 

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    Rockledge Park


    Grapevine's Rocklege Park is a stunning waterfront venue for sunset photos. 

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