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Gems in Dallas - Fort Worth Metro - 5

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gem Favorite Standing in dinosaur footprints at the "ballroom"!

Ballroom Dinosaur Tracks

(2) Glen Rose, TX
gem Favorite Relaxing local outdoor respite.

Prairie Creek Waterfall

(4) Plano, TX
gem Favorite A bison says "hello" at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge.

Bison Viewing Area

(3) Lakeside, TX
gem Favorite Down the trail to the lake

Penitentiary Hollow

(4) Mineral…, TX
gem Favorite Where the eastern portion of Riverbottom Trail joins the western portion, enjoy a view of the water and an abundance of waterfowl.

Caprock Trail Lookout

(4) Lakeside, TX

Recommended Routes in Dallas - Fort Worth Metro - 10

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Favorite Boardwalks in lower-lying areas help to keep feet dry.
Easy/Intermediate

Oak Point Park

2.6 mi 4.2 km 65' Up 19.9 m Up 65' Down 19.84 m Down

Parker, TX
Favorite Lover's Leap
Intermediate/Difficult

Eisenhower State Park Loop

7.0 mi 11.2 km 341' Up 103.91 m Up 341' Down 104.05 m Down

Preston, TX
Favorite The trail travels along a levee in the lower wetlands area.
Easy/Intermediate

Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center

3.4 mi 5.5 km 157' Up 47.98 m Up 152' Down 46.4 m Down

Cross R…, TX
Favorite Enjoy this view from the high point in the meadow.
Intermediate

Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve

2.2 mi 3.5 km 62' Up 18.84 m Up 62' Down 18.8 m Down

Allen, TX
Favorite The Observation Tower provides pleasant views of the surrounding area.
Intermediate

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

3.4 mi 5.4 km 169' Up 51.5 m Up 168' Down 51.31 m Down

The Colony, TX
Favorite When the DORBA Long Trail opens up, there are great views of the lake.
Intermediate

Cedar Hill State Park Loop

11.1 mi 17.9 km 501' Up 152.59 m Up 496' Down 151.21 m Down

Cedar Hill, TX
Favorite Saplings create a maze of dense forest.
Intermediate

Goat Island Nature Preserve

7.2 mi 11.7 km 57' Up 17.38 m Up 58' Down 17.59 m Down

Hutchins, TX
Favorite The singletrack trail travels next to the creek.
Easy/Intermediate

Spring Creek Forest Preserve

1.6 mi 2.5 km 27' Up 8.21 m Up 24' Down 7.23 m Down

Sachse, TX
Favorite The sun rises over Lake Mineral Wells State Park from the Cross Timbers Black Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Cross Timbers Black Trail

2.5 mi 4.0 km 85' Up 25.85 m Up 84' Down 25.72 m Down

Mineral…, TX
Favorite Beyond the bench are several rock ledges that offer good seating and better views of one of the prettiest lakes in North Texas.
Intermediate

Northwest Ridge Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km 163' Up 49.66 m Up 162' Down 49.46 m Down

Pecan A…, TX

Dallas - Fort Worth Metro Hiking

  • 572 Miles 920 Kilometers of Trail
  • 10 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 184 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 115 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 10 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Dallas - Fort Worth Metro - 299

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3.2 mi 5.1 km #1Canyon Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakeside, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakeside, TX
1.3 mi 2.2 km #2Texas Sunset
Intermediate/Difficult
Duncanville, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Duncanville, TX
2.8 mi 4.5 km #3Trinity Trails: Haws TH to Panther Island TH to Cold Springs TH
Intermediate
Fort Worth, TX
Intermediate
Fort Worth, TX
1.5 mi 2.5 km #4Bankhead Trail
Intermediate
Hudson Oaks, TX
Intermediate
Hudson Oaks, TX
0.6 mi 1.0 km #5Hair of the Dog
Difficult
Duncanville, TX
Difficult
Duncanville, TX
3.1 mi 5.0 km #6Warbler Loop
Intermediate
Glen Rose, TX
Intermediate
Glen Rose, TX
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7Trinity Trails: Saunders Park to Hogsett TH
Intermediate
River Oaks, TX
Intermediate
River Oaks, TX
1.8 mi 2.9 km #8Trinity Trails: Trinity Main TH to Haws TH
Easy
Fort Worth, TX
Easy
Fort Worth, TX
0.2 mi 0.4 km #9Trinity Trails: Spur to Greenway Park
Intermediate
Fort Worth, TX
Intermediate
Fort Worth, TX
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10Trinity Trails: Cowtown Wakepark Loop
Easy
River Oaks, TX
Easy
River Oaks, TX

Photos of Dallas - Fort Worth Metro - 434

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Relaxing local outdoor respite.
Sep 18, 2017 near Plano, TX
Beat Feet 2020 - Hike the West side of Cross Timbers Hiking Trail
Nov 17, 2019 near Sherwoo…, TX
Enjoy this serene local jewel.
Sep 18, 2017 near Plano, TX
Enjoy a pleasant view of the river right from the trail.
Mar 22, 2017 near Lakeside, TX
The sun rays stream through the canopy to create a magical feel on an early morning.
May 13, 2018 near Bedford, TX
The sun rises over Lake Mineral Wells State Park from the Cross Timbers Black Trail.
Mar 9, 2017 near Mineral…, TX
Quanah Hill, Lake Weatherford keeps me in shape in between journeys. It's close to home.
May 2, 2018 near Hudson…, TX
The shaded canopy of the Savanah Post Oak.
May 2, 2017 near Seagoville, TX