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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

  5. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

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

  6. Flippen Park

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

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  12.  Erwin Park

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

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  13. The McKinney Cotton Mill

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    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

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

  15. Adriatica

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

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    River Walk

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

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    Murrell Park

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    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

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    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

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    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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    Heritage Park

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    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

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

  22. Old Alton Bridge

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    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

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

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    Rockledge Park

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

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