Located in Fort Worth, Burger’s Lake offers summer fun for everyone.
The main feature of this 30-acre park is a 1-acre spring-fed lake for swimming. Millions of gallons of clear spring water — chlorinated, filtered and maintained by a state-of-the-art purification system — top the sandy bottom.
The facility includes:
• Two sandy beaches for sunning, along with big trees for shade.
• Six diving boards, a 20-foot slide and a 25-foot trapeze.
• Huge inner tubes for rental.
• Certified lifeguards.
• 300 picnic tables and 185 charcoal grills.
• Sand and grass volleyball courts.
Burger’s Lake caters to churches, schools, youth groups and families, who can bring their own picnic or grab snacks at the facility’s food and beverage stand.
To mantain a safe atmosphere, no alcoholic beverages are allowed, and pets are also prohibited.
The facility is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week through Labor Day.
Admission is $12 per person ages seven and up and $5 for children between one and six years of age. Babies are admitted free.
Burger’s Lake is located in Fort Worth near Jacksboro Highway (State Highway 199) and Loop 820.
For more information, or to make reservations for a group event, call the park at 817-737-3414. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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County Judge Mark Riley and Parker County commissioners proclaimed Parker County to be a “Purple Heart County” Monday, honoring local veterans and their families in a special ceremony held in the second floor courtroom of the historic courthouse.
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The Weatherford fire marshal says a fire that damaged a house and killed two puppies Wednesday night is being investigated as a suspicious fire and a suspect is in jail on unrelated charges.
Parker County Attorney John Forrest will ask county commissioners for additional funds as county budget discussions begin this year; he hopes to hire another attorney to help with an increase in Child Protective Services cases.
Firefighter arrested on child sex assault charges
A volunteer Hudson Oaks firefighter is in the Parker County Jail on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted two young relatives over a several year period.
Richard Frederick Adams Sr., 62, arrested Monday, faces two charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, a first-degree felony.
Developer withdraws site plan
ANNETTA —A controversial 34-home subdivision proposed for a 41-acre tract on Duncan Road will not go forward as planned, according to action taken by both the proposed developer and the Annetta Town Council after a public hearing Thursday night.
Aledo City Council to meet July 24
The Aledo City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court, Aledo.
Fires damage business, home
Two separate fires around 2 p.m. July 15 damaged a Willow Park business and destroyed the home of a Weatherford family.
Letter to the Editor
Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when State Representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question and answer session.
ESD 1, Annetta South close on fire station site
Parker County Emergency Services District No. 1 and Annetta South officials said Tuesday that the ESD is homing in on a site for a new fire station to serve residents in the Annettas and surrounding areas. Annetta South is expected to consider a zoning change to accommodate a new station next month.
Registration has begun for Aledo ISD
Aledo ISD enrollment for the 2014-15 school year began yesterday, July 21, and students new to the district need to register before school begins, Monday, Aug. 25.
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