Looking to get out of the house for a walk or a bike ride? Check out one of the many lovely trails in the DFW area that remained open during the quarantine.
A scenic 1.25 mile walk along Coombs Creek in the Kessler Park neighborhood of north Oak Cliff. more info The 3.6 mile Cottonwood Creek Trail, located in northeast Dallas near Cottonwood Creek, provides a direct linkage between the Preston Ridge Trail and the White Rock Creek Greenbelt Trail. Take an uninterrupted route through the congested High Five Interchange completely separated from automobile traffic. more info Located in between the Uptown and Oaklawn neighborhoods just north of downtown Dallas, the Katy Trail is 3.5 miles. Starting just north of the American Airlines Center and ending at Central Expressway, it serves as a 26 acre linear park that provides recreational opportunities in one of the densest areas of the City. more info
The 8.4 mile Northaven trail is located in an overhead utility corridor in north central Dallas. more info
The 6.3 mile Preston Ridge Trail in far north Dallas links Fretz Park, Salado Park and Campbell Green Park. Ending at the city limits of Plano at Hillcrest and S.H. 190, this trail also connects to the Cottonwood Creek Trail providing a bicycle and pedestrian connection from Plano to downtown Dallas.more info The 4 mile Santa Fe Trail is located in lower-East Dallas. Beginning just east of the Deep Ellum/Exposition Park area, the trail passes through the Mount Auburn and Hollywood/Santa Monica neighborhoods with a connection to the west side of White Rock Lake. more info The Great Trinity Forest begins at the Santa Fe Trestle Trail located across the Dallas Floodway near Corinth Street and Eighth Street. The trail can be accessed from Riverfront Boulevard or on the west side of the levees at Santa Fe Street. The concrete trail begins near the DART Rail Station at Eighth Street. Enjoy the walk past seasonal wetlands and beautiful trees. Enjoy glimpses of birds that live or migrate through the area and the views of the Trinity River and the City of Dallas. more info The Trinity Skyline Trail brings visitors close to the Trinity River in the Dallas Floodway and offers views of downtown Dallas. more info The 7.6 mile White Rock Creek Trail in northeast Dallas is adjacent to White Rock Creek. It links several parks that make up the White Rock Creek Greenbelt including Valley View Park, Anderson-Bonner Park, Orbiter Park, Northwood Park, Harry S. Moss Park, Fair Oaks Park, R. P. Brooks Park, Olive Shapiro Park, Flag Pole Hill and White Rock Lake Park. The trail also provides a direct connection to the Cottonwood Creek Trail and White Rock Lake.more info