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The Arbor Hills Trail lies only 20 miles north of downtown Dallas in the northern suburb of Plano. The paved pathway loops through a 200-acre wooded nature preserve and offers access to unpaved hiking and mountain biking trails. https://www.plano.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Arbor-Hills-Nature-Preserve-20
The Bachman Lake Park Loop Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This loop trail follows the shoreline of Bachman Lake within Bachman Lake Park. Parking and trail access is available within the park.
The Beaver Bend Trail begins in the southwestern corner of Frisco, off 4th Army Memorial Road, and provides easy access to the Stewart Creek Estates and Heritage Green neighborhoods as it travels east to Legacy Drive. At this end of the trail, you'll find Beavers Bend Park, which offers a playground and picnic area.
The Bedford-Euless Road Greenway is a short, half-mile trail featuring two unique sculptures: a stained glass tower called "America's Fascination with Technology" by Glenn Nerwin and a metalwork by Andrew L. Arvanetes called "The Ark."
The Bernal Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This short concrete trail currently runs through Tipton Park, though it is planned to be extended for a total length of 3.1 miles. The trail is planned to connect to Trinity River Park, Emma Carter Park, and Fish Trap Lake Park when completed.
Big Bear Creek Greenbelt follows the picturesque, tree-lined banks of its namesake waterway as it traverses east-west across Keller, a northern suburb of Fort Worth. The trail offers access to numerous recreational opportunities as it winds its way through natural settings and several parks, including Keller Sports Park, Milestone Park, Bear Creek Park and The Parks at Town Center.
The Blue Ridge Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This short connector trail runs though Blue Ridge Park in Plano, and connects to the Bluebonnet Trail. The Blue Ridge Park Trail also connects to Thomas Elementary School.
The Bluebonnet Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail extends over 7 miles, with a short break near Preston Rd. Bluebonnet Trail provides a continuous trail connection with at grade street crossings from Alma Rd to Preston Rd. The Bluebonnet Trail connects to a number of other Plano trails including the Blue Ridge Park Trail, the Preston Ridge Trail, the Shady Brook Trail, and the Chisholm Trail. The trail also connects to a number of community features.
The Bob Woodruff Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail, composed of a loop and several spurs within Bob Woodruff Park, also connects to the Santa Fe Trail as well as the Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Trail. The trail also connects to a number of community features including Armstrong Middle School, Dooley Elementary and the Outdoor Learning Center.
The C. Shane Wilbanks Trail follows more than three miles of shoreline along Grapevine Lake with pleasant views of the water and surrounding woodlands. The trail ends at Oak Grove Park, the largest park on the lake, which offers restrooms, covered picnic tables, boat ramps and athletic fields. For a more rugged experience, you'll pass through Horseshoe Trails Park, which offers a mountain biking trail.
The Caddo Trail follows Stewart Creek, providing a picturesque, tree-lined pathway through upscale neighborhoods. It also provides a safe and convenient route for children as the trail ends at Otis Spears Elementary School. JC Grant Park, adjacent to the school, offers a unique horse-and-wagon sculpture, drinking fountain, covered picnic area and playground with rock-climbing walls.
The scenic Campion Trail offers an eclectic mixture of natural and urban views as it travels through the Dallas suburb of Irving. Currently, the trail is comprised of separate north and south sections that together total more than 13 miles of wide, flat and paved pathway. Future plans call for connecting the two segments as part of a 22-mile greenbelt along tributaries of the Trinity River.
Celebration Pass Hike and Bike Trail travels through northeast Allen, a suburb of Dallas, connecting residents to two parks and the city's on-street bike route. The trail runs along the Allen and Lovejoy Independent School District boundaries, providing a safe route to five schools within the two school districts.
The Chase Oaks Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This short neighborhood trail parallels Chase Oaks Blvd. and Oak Ridge Dr. within the City of Plano.
City Trail is tucked away in the city of Highland Village. City Trail offers tremendous connectivity, both to shops, schools, neighborhoods, and other trails. Highland Village City Trail is a part of a nearly ten mile trail network that is over twenty years in the making.
The Continental Avenue Bridge, which opened in 2014 for pedestrians and bicyclists, crosses the Trinity River in downtown Dallas. Originally built as a road bridge in 1933, it now features such novelties as a playground with geometric climbing blocks, life-sized chess board, and meditation plaza, as well as lounge chairs, shade structures, and a splash park.
The Cotton Belt Trail follows the former St. Louis Southwestern Railway, nicknamed the Cotton Belt line, which began running in the late 1800s and was discontinued in the 1970s. Today, it is part of the planned network of Dallas-Fort Worth trails called the Veloweb.
The Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail is comprised of two unconnected segments. The north segment extends from Coldwater Creek Ln to Oxbow Creek Ln., while the southern segment extends from Park Blvd. to Country Club Dr.
The Cottonwood Trail is a part of the city of Dallas's trail system. It runs from a parking lot just south of Spring Valley Road south to meet up with the White Rock Creek Trail (North) where the two creeks (Cottonwood and White Rock) meet south of Forest Lane. Although the trail is quite urban, it passes through a greenway corridor, linking parks with nicely landscaped resting areas.
The Coyote Creek Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail consists of a loop around Coyote Creek Park, with a number of short spurs, for just under one mile of total trail length. The trail also connects to Parr Library.
The Crawford Memorial Park Loop Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This loop trail is entirely within the Crawford Memorial Park and links the various playing grounds, facilities, and natural areas of the park. Parking and trail access is available within the park.
The Denton Branch Rail Trail is constructed on the right-of-way of the former MKT Railroad, Denton Branch, between Denton and Lake Dallas. For 8 miles of its route, the new 8-foot-wide concrete trail follows along the commuter rail line, the Denton County A-Train, a 21-mile rail commuter line between Denton and Carrollton, where it connects to the DART Green light rail line into Dallas.
The Duck Creek Trail follows its namesake waterway along the length of Duck Creek Linear Park on Richardson's eastern side. The park offers benches, drinking fountains and scenic places to picnic. The trail is also situated near Dartmouth Elementary and Apollo Junior High, providing children with a safe route to school. From the trail's northern end, travelers can continue north on the Owens Trail, which runs just over a mile.
The Fall Creek Trail provides a short, east-west route across southern Keller, a growing city in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The trail begins at Tarrant Parkway and travels east through residential areas to Rufe Snow Drive. Trail-goers should use caution when crossing this intersection. Soon after, the trail connects with the path along Little Bear Creek, if you wish to head north or south.
The Fish Creek Trail travels east-west through city neighborhoods along its namesake waterway, connecting Grand Prairie and Arlington. Where the two meet, a medallion featuring the logos of both cities is embedded under a commemorative metal archway. At the trail's eastern tip is Cravens Park, which offers more walking trails, baseball fields and other recreational amenities.
The Fish Trap Lake Park Loop Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This loop trail is within the Fish Trap Lake Park, with a portion of the trail following the shoreline around Fish Trap Lake.
The Five Mile Creek Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This trail currently consists of two disconnected segments. The first extends a short distace through part of Peacan Grove Park, while the second winds its way through a portion of Glendale Park. When completed, the trail will be 10.4 miles long and act as a key east-west connector across much of southern Dallas.
The Fort Worth Branch (Trinity Trails) System forms a spider web of multi-use paths throughout the city of Fort Worth, Texas, and its suburbs. The trails form a network of more than 40 miles for non-motorized uses, linking neighborhoods, business districts, shopping and 21 parks. You can also visit the Botanic Garden and Japanese Garden, Log Cabin Village, the zoo, the historic Stockyards and downtown Fort Worth.
Furneaux Creek Blue Trail offers a picturesque 3-mile route through Carrollton, a northern suburb of Dallas. The paved pathway offers views of ponds, lakes, and fields of wildflowers with several access points to neighborhoods along the way. It currently ends shortly after the Rosemeade Parkway underpass, but future plans call for extending it farther north to Hebron Parkway. Furneaux Creek Blue Trail connects to the Furneaux Creek Orange Trail.
Less than two miles in length, Furneaux Creek Orange Trail is a short paved paradise that proves everything doesn't have to be bigger in Texas. The Furneaux Creek Orange Trail's smooth concrete surface makes it ideal for biking, walking, and inline skating. Nearby picnic tables and a lovely large open space provide the opportunity for a sunny picnic and the copious amounts of trees can provide a place to seek shade on those extremely hot Texas summer days.
The Gaylord Texan Trail offers woodland views as it loops around the southern tip of Grapevine Lake, a popular camping, fishing and boating destination. Also adjacent to the trail is the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center, a luxurious resort, shopping and dining complex with sprawling indoor gardens and walkways.
The Glendale Park Loop Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This loop trail is entirely within Glendale Park, connected by a pedestrian bidge over Five Mile Creek. The trail connects the playing fields and amenities within the park. Parking is available at Glendale Park.
The Haggard Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This short loop-and-spur trail winds its way though Haggard Park within the city of Plano. The total trail length is approxmately 1/3 of a mile. The Haggard Park Trail connects to the Courtyard Theatre and Cox Building Playhouse, as well as the DART Downtown Plano light rail station. The trail also hosts the Interurban Railway Museum.
The Hoblitzelle Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail consists of small network of loops and spurs around Hoblitzelle Park in Plano. The trail offers a total of 3.6 miles of trail infrastructure and connects to Hendrick Middle School and Hedgcoxe Elementary School.
The Hutton Branch Trail follows a creek and active rail corridor through Carrollton, Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas. The trail, portions of which are also known as the Purple Trail and Green Trail, connects residents with parks and the city’s Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) train station.
The JoAnn Johnson Trail, named in honor of a former city councilwoman for her many years of service, stretches nearly two miles east to west across the city through the TXU Easement between Suncrest Court and Boulevard 26.
The John Barfield Trail offers a paved route through the wooded Little Bear Creek corridor of North Richland Hills. The trail is named for an important local developer who dedicated many acres of land for city parks, including three located just off the trail: J.B. Sandlin Park, Tommy and Sue Brown Park, and Founders Park.
The John C. Phelps Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This trail acts as a connection between Wonderview Park, Boren-Hilseweck Park and John C. Phelps Park. The trail is planned to extend out to Cedar Crest Golf Course for a total of 2.7 miles of trail.
The Katy Trail in Dallas is a premier urban trail, linking the business district with recreational opportunities, shopping, and residential neighborhoods. The corridor is the perfect non-motorized route for families to commute between home and work or school, as well as to recreation and entertainment venues.
The Kiest Park Loop Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This loop trail is located within Kiest Park in southwest Dallas. The trail connects the playing fields, gardens, nature areas, and amenities of the park. Parking is available within Kiest Park.
Currently, the Lewisville Hike and Bike Trail spans 3.3 miles between Hebron Station and Mill Street in Old Town. Bordered by Lewisville Lake, the community is a recreational hub in the Dallas–Fort Worth area.
The Little Bear Creek Linear Park is a popular community amenity in the northern Texas town of Keller. The trail begins by paralleling Rapp Road before veering south as it approaches Willis Lane. The northern half of the trail winds through pleasant residential areas before becoming more scenic as it begins to follow the lush creek corridor. The large shade trees, native grasses and other vegetation along this portion of the trail create a relaxing and enchanting backdrop.
The Lone Star Ranch Trail runs through the tree-dotted greenway between the upscale houses that flank Blazing Star Road and Hidden Creek Lane. Near its southern end, the trail offers picturesque views of the neighborhood's ponds.
The Mesquite Heritage Trail is billed as the city’s “largest recreation facility”. The multi-use path encourages residents to get out and get active – whether walking, rolling or riding. Trail users can also step off the trail to work out at the exercise station provided at Palos Verde Lake Park The winding concrete pathway is also a safe commuting alternative, as it connects neighborhoods to a slew of amenities including schools, shopping and parks.
Mills Run Trail provides a short, easy and well-shaded route with glimpses of the creek on one side and neighborhood views on the other. It skirts the Grapevine Golf Course and ends at the Grapevine Mills Mall, a sprawling shopping, restaurant and entertainment complex with more than 180 stores, a LegoLand Discovery Center and a two-story sea life aquarium with a walk-through underwater tunnel.
The North Electric Trail is a family-friendly trail, beginning near the Richland High School and Holiday Lane Athletic Fields and ending at the popular NRH2O Water Park. On its eastern end, travelers can also connect with the Walker's Creek Trail to continue their journey.
The Northaven Trail (NHT) is a 2.5 mile-long paved commuting and recreational trail in North Dallas. Completed in 2012 with funding from the City of Dallas, the NHT runs east-west along an Oncor electrical power line easement between Northaven Road and Royal Lane, connecting Valleydale Road (adjacent to the US 75 service road) to Preston Road.
The Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This trail winds its way through Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve, and includes a short loop for a total of 3.4 miles of trail. It also connects on its southern end to the Bob Woodruff Park Trail.
As the name suggests Oak Valley Trail is a trail slightly over two miles tucked within a valley of Oak trees. These wonderful trees provide not only incredible scenery, but the perfect shade for those hot Texas summers. The Transportation Department made this trail possible with a grant. Oak Valley Trail is only one part of a planned trail network, with the goal of enhancing pedestrian commuting.
The Old Shepard Place Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail parallels Park Blvd. and Winding Hollow Ln. for much of its length and includes a short loop around Old Shephards Park. The trail also connects to the White Rock Park Trail, as well as Huffman Elementary School and Shepton High School.
The Owens Trail, located in the heart of Richardson (a northern suburb of Dallas), is comprised of two segments: a northern stretch through Lookout Park and a southern section that reaches Duck Creek Linear Park. The latter offers pleasant scenery, places to picnic, and a connection to the Duck Creek Trail for those who wish to extend their journey another mile. Lookout Park -- located within the Sherrill Park Golf Course -- offers athletic fields, a pavilion and restrooms.
The Pool Road Trail begins in Grapevine, a small Texas town known for its mustang grapes and wineries. The trail travels south along its busy namesake roadway and provides an important connection to Colleyville, another Dallas-Fort Worth suburb.
The Prairie Creek Trail follows an open corridor through suburban back yards in Lewisville. The trail passes through a linear greenway, offering access among neighborhoods and parks.
The Preston Meadow Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This short trail system loops around Preston Meadow Park, and connects to the Preston Ridge Trail, as well as Daffron Elementary.
The Preston Ridge Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This north-south trail though the City of Plano connects a number of other trails, including the Bluebonnet Trail, the Preston Meadow Trail, and the Legacy Trail. The trail also connects to Daffron Elementary, Preston Meadow Park, Carpenter Park and Recreation Center, and Borchardt Elementary School.
The Preston Ridge Trail (Dallas) is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This 6.3 mile trail extends through north Dallas and connects the City of Plano with the City of Richardson, as well as numerous Dallas city parks. It will connect to the proposed Cottonbelt Trail.
The Rawhide Park Trail begins and end on the border of Oran Good Park, where you can stop to refresh yourself with its picnic area, water fountains and restrooms. From Tom Field Road, the trail travels east following a creek through Rawhide Park. At Webb Chapel Road, the trail loops around a lake and continues back to its starting point along the other side of the creek.
Located northeast of Denton, the Ray Roberts Greenbelt offers abundant recreational opportunities as it follows the heavily wooded banks of the Trinity River, connecting two major lakes: Lake Lewisville at its southern tip and Ray Roberts Lake at its northern end. Along the northern half of the route, from near FM 455 to FM 428, the trail splits in two; on the river's west side, a hard-surface trail is provided for bikers and walkers, while an equestrian path can be found along its eastern bank.
River Legacy Park is a 1,300 acre park sitting on both sides of the Trinity River. It serves as a multi-use destination point for picnics, walking, biking, and private events. The trail within the park itself is a 8-mile concrete paved route that connects to unpaved mountain biking trails of various difficulty levels. The trail follows the path of the Trinity River and is mostly flat making for an easy ride. It is surrounded by plenty of natural forestry and wildlife.
The tree-lined Roy Orr Trail meanders through the heart of DeSoto, one of the oldest settlements in North Texas. Mid-way along the trail is the DeSoto Town Center, an urban village offering hip restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues.
The Russell Creek Greenbelt is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This greenbelt trail has two courses parallel to Russell Creek for a total of 2.5 miles of trail, and connects to Andrews Elementary School and Capstone Park. The Russell Creek Park Trail is also nearby.
The Russell Creek Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This loop trail within Russell Creek Park consists of both a short inner loop and a longer outer loop for a total of 3.4 miles of trail. This trail connects to Skaggs Elementary School and Rice Middle School and Fire Station No. 10. The Russell Creek Greenbelt is also nearby.
The Santa Fe Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This 4.2 mile concrete surface trail connects multiple parks throughout lower east Dallas and lies on a a former railroad right of way. It currently connects to both the White Rock Lake Park Loop Trail and the Union Pacific Trail.
The Santa Fe Trestle Trail—the first off-road trail in Dallas to cross the Trinity River—opened for use in late 2011. The centerpiece of the trail is a steel rail trestle that was originally built for the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Company in 1879. The current bridge was built by the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company in 1903-1904.
The Serenity Park Hike and Bike Trail winds through western McKinney, a fast-growing community about 30 miles north of Dallas. The trail begins in its namesake park and follows a tree-lined route south through the Stonebridge and Craig Ranch neighborhoods. Evans Middle School and Reuben Johnson Elementary School are adjacent to the paved pathway.
The Shawne Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This short trail consists of a loop a two spurs for a total of just under one mile of trails within Shawnee Park. The trail also connects to Barron Elementary School.
The SoPac Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This trail is currently only 0.8 miles long, but is planned for 6.5 miles along an unused railroad corridor owned by DART. The trail currently connects to the White Rock Lake Park Loop Trail and the Santa Fe Trail.
The heavily wooded Spring Creek Trail offers a natural retreat through Richardson, a northern suburb of Dallas, as it winds along the picturesque creek for which it's named. The eastern half of the trail runs through Spring Creek Nature Area, a 51-acre park offering picnic areas, restrooms, and other amenities.
The Suncreek Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This short neighborhood trail extens from Tatum Dr. to Alma Dr. in the northeast part of the city.
The Taychas Trail is located in Frisco, a fast-growing suburb of Dallas named after the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway that was built here in the early 1900s. The trail begins at Rolater Road and follows West Rowlett Creek south for one mile. The route runs through a peaceful forested area and passes Limestone Quarry Park, a lovely respite with its prairie grasses, limestone benches and public artwork.
The Trinity Levee Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This gravel leveetop trails doubles as a maintenece road for the levee. Access is available from Westmoreland Road. The trail is propsed to be improved and expanded to 22.6 miles of trail and link several city parks.
The Trinity Skyline Trail allows residents and visitors to explore the Trinity River in downtown Dallas. The paved trail currently connects to a pedestrian bridge and park known as the Continental Avenue Bridge, and in the future will connect to the Santa Fe Trail (anticipated to happen in 2017) and the Trinity Strand Trail.
The Turtle Creek Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This trails runs adjacent to Turtle Creek. The trails roughly parallels the southern portion of the Katy Trail. Although the two trails do not directly connect, users may use the many parks along the route to access either trail.
Walker's Creek Trail begins on Emerald Hills Way and travels north past the softball fields of Walker's Creek Park, the popular NRH20 Family Water Park, and Home Town Lakes. The trail ends at Dick Faram Park, which features "People Train," a metallic sculpture of a family by Seppo Aarnos. Along the way, the path connects to the North Electric Trail and the Cottonbelt Trail, which cuts across North Richland Hills and is planned to extend to Dallas.
The Walnut Creek Linear Park is 1.9 miles of sun-dappled asphalt threading through five neighborhood parks, three residential communities and two schools. Anchored by Town Park to the east and the James McKnight Park to the west, the greenway delivers an immersive experience along its length. Apart from the parks and the myriad of activities therein, the trail also includes birdwatching stations, nature overlooks and picnic stations. The historic railroad bridge, Jeffryes Crossing completes the scenic experience.
The Watters Branch Trail travels through upscale neighborhoods and wooded riparian areas. It begins at Ridgeview Drive, near a parcel of undeveloped parkland, and travels south more than 4 miles to Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm. The sprawling 52-acre mixed-use complex offers a variety of shopping and dining options.
The Waxahachie Creek Hike & Bike Trail stretches 6 miles from Lion's Park to Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie. For most of its length, the trail runs along or very near Waxahachie Creek. The trail passes Waxahachie Rodeo Arena and Fairgrounds, Rogers Street Bridge south of downtown Waxahachie, and the Old City Cemetery.
The White Rock Creek Trail (North) is part of the city of Dallas's trail system. The trail travels between W. Lawther Drive at Mockingbird near White Rock Lake Park north to Valley View Park on Hillcrest in North Dallas. The trail generally follows White Rock Creek and passes through neighborhoods and several parks, including Valley View, Anderson Bonner, Orbiter and Harry Moss.
The White Rock Lake Park Loop Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This loop trail is one of Dallas' most popular trails. The trail follows the shoreline of White Rock Lake and connects may of the features and amenities within the park. This trail also connects to the Union Pacific Trail, the Santa Fe Trail, the Katy Spur Trail, and the White Rock Creek Trail (North).
The White Rock Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This short trail connects the Steeplechase Trail to the Old Shepard Place Trail within the city of Plano. The trail also connects to Huffman Elementary School and Shepton High School.
The Willow Creek Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This short trail system consists of 1.3 miles of loops and spurs within Willow Creek Park in the eastern part of the City of Plano. The trail runs from Jupiter Rd. to Ave N and connects to Mendenhall Elementary School, McCreary Sports Field, and Harrington Library.
The Windhaven Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This small trail system makes for 1.3 miles of trail in and arround Windhaven Park in the western part of the City of Plano. The trail connects to Brinker Elementary School and the Tom Muehlenbeck Rec Center.
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