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Urban Fishing in Fort Worth

Posted On July 30, 2020 | Rush Olson

The sport of fishing lends itself to maintaining a healthy separation. You don’t want your quarry to have too many hooks from which to choose. Luckily, you don’t have to travel a great distance to enjoy your socially distant pastime as Fort Worth’s waterways offer a number of options for you to catch a few fish while not catching anything else. 
The Trinity is the longest river entirely contained within the state of Texas. You can explore the city’s main waterway via self-propelled navigation thanks to vendors like Backwoods Paddlesports who offer kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals on sunny days or launch your excursion from several locations along the river. 
Staying active outdoors is important to our overall physical and mental health during this time -- all while maintaining social distancing. Lucky for us, Fort Worth contains nearly 300 parks that cover more than 12,000 acres. Here are 10 parks, and a sprinkle of trailheads, that are less trafficked. 
It's easy to spend the day in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Located within a beautiful park-like setting, the exquisite architecture is equally as impressive as the renowned works of art inside each museum. Take a half or full day to explore it all.