There’s nothing more magical than a sweeping cityscape at golden hour. Fort Worth has many spots that offer breathtaking views of the skyline, whether you need b-roll shots to set the scene or are looking for captivating sights to sharpen your photography skills. 

Visit some of these locations for images that will showcase the vibrant heart of the city, Downtown Fort Worth.

Coyote Drive-In:  223 NE 4th St, Fort Worth, TX 76164

Less than a mile away from the Tarrant County Courthouse, this spot provides great views of the Trinity River and downtown. We recommend visiting at night. Admission fee may be required for entry.

Coyote Drive-In
Courtesy of Coyote Drive-In

Water Gardens:  1502 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

The “Mountain” is part of the architecturally stunning Water Gardens. Climb to the top for photos of downtown and great views of the Omni or Convention Center

Fort Worth Water Gardens at Dusk

West 7th District:  816 Foch St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Multiple parking garages in the West 7th district provide great skyline views from the top level. The garages are located between University Street and Foch Street, and parking is free with validation from nearby restaurants and businesses.

CodyHenson - West 7
PC: Cody Henson (cody_henson)

Martin House Brewing: 220 S Sylvania Ave #209, Fort Worth, TX 76111

The patio outside Martin House Brewing is next to the Trinity River and the 4th Street Bridge. Martin House is northwest of downtown, providing a unique angle for filming or photos.

Martin House Facebook - Don't Use
PC: Courtesy of Martin House Facebook

Amon Carter Museum:  3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is two miles from downtown, so wide shots of the skyline are easy to capture. From the porch outside the museum, find incredible views of downtown as well as three unique Henry Moore sculptures in the grassy area. 

Amon Carter Skyline
PC: Austin James (@Austin_GTI)

Trinity Park

There are great views of downtown from Trinity Park. Start near the Lancaster Bridge and walk towards West 7th Street for beautiful shots of the skyline, river and bridges. Limited parking is available off Forest Park just past Lancaster. 

Biking the Trinity River Trails

Main Street in Downtown: 508 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Marvel at the variety of buildings and architecture while taking in glimmering nighttime lights from the streets downtown. Walk through this district for close-up shots and to capture high-rises from ground level. From Main Street, look north to see the Tarrant County Courthouse or south for the Convention Center. 

Main Street Arts Festival

We’re happy to have such talented photographers and filmmakers capturing the charm of Fort Worth. Email us at for more location suggestions and tag any photos with #filmfortworth on social media for a chance to be featured.