Hiking Trails in Texas

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  • Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 10.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    The Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, named for a former Austin mayor and his wife, is a natural gem in the heart of the Texas capital. The scenic trail forms a 10-mile loop along the banks of Lady Bird Lake, a reservoir on the Colorado ...
  • Arbor Hills Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Arbor Hills Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This trail loops through the Arbor Hills area of Plano, for a total of 3 miles of trail.
  • Azalea Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Azalea Trail offers glimpses of nature as it follows Hurricane Creek through the heart of Lufkin, an small east Texas city. Along the way, you'll enjoy views of native plants and small gardens, and may see numerous bird species, including ...
  • Bachman Lake Park Loop Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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.
  • Barton Creek Greenbelt

    State: TX
    Length: 7.9 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Barton Creek Greenbelt is one of Austin's most popular trails, which runs for nearly 8 miles through Barton Creek Wilderness Park southwest of the city. The trail, flanked in places with rock walls, follows the course of its namesake creek through ...
  • Beaumont, TX Park Trails (Overview)

    State: TX
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface:

    The city of Beaumont, TX has many trails in their park system. Visit the Beaumont, Texas Web site to learn more about trails in the following parks: Colliers Ferry Park Halbouty Park Athletic Comlplex Trail Klein Park Lefler Park Tyrrell ...
  • Beaver Bend Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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, ...
  • Bedford-Euless Road Greenway

    State: TX
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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."
  • Bernal Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.66 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Bicentennial Hike and Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

  • Big Bear Creek Greenbelt

    State: TX
    Length: 5.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Blue Ridge Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

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  • Bluebonnet Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 7.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Bob Woodruff Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Brays Bayou Hike and Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 16.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Brays Bayou Hike and Bike Trail winds along the bayou in southwestern Houston, connecting neighborhoods, universities, recreational facilities and cultural attractions. On its eastern end, Hermann Park offers trail-goers access to the Houston ...
  • Brushy Creek Regional Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 6.75 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The tree-lined Brushy Creek Regional Trail winds through Cedar Park, a northern suburb of Austin, for nearly seven miles. Along the way, it connects a half dozen parks, offering many recreational opportunities, including swimming, rock climbing, ...
  • C. Shane Wilbanks Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Caddo Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Campion Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 7 miles of wide, flat ...
  • Caprock Canyons State Park Trailway

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 64.2 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    Caprock Canyons Trailway runs 64 miles through some of the most scenic areas in our part of Texas. Along the trail is one of the last railroad tunnels in use in Texas, Clarity Tunnel, now home to thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats. Stop by ...
  • Cargill Long Park Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Cargill Long Park Trail runs for 3 miles through the Texas city of Longview. The trail follows an old rail bed along a wooded corridor among suburban neighborhoods and parks. The trail is open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is lighted ...
  • Celebration Pass Hike and Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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, ...
  • Chaparral Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 35.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Chaparral Rail Trail, connecting four counties northeast of Dallas, has been developing since it was first envisioned in 1995. The 35-mile route is the westernmost leg of the regional Northeast Texas Trail system, which will one day span more ...
  • Chase Oaks Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Chisholm Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 9.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Chisholm Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This trail extends on the South from Harrington Park to the North end of Jack Carter Park and connects along the way to the Bluebonnet Trail. The trail also connects to the Plano ...
  • Columbia Tap Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Cutting a swath through Houston's Third Ward, the Columbia Tap Trail is a 4-mile rail-trail connecting parts of southeastern Houston with offices, a convention center and a ballpark near downtown. Completed in 2009, the trail follows the ...
  • Corpus Christi Bay Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 8.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Corpus Christi Bay Trail connects many of Corpus Christi's tourist attractions along its nearly 9 mile waterfront route, including the Art Museum of South Texas, Museum of Science and History, and Corpus Christi Marina. The trail begins ...
  • Cotton Belt Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 11.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Cottonbelt Trail is part of the planned network of Dallas Fort Worth trails called the Veloweb. As of 2012, the trail consists of segments through North Richland Hills, Colleyville and Grapevine, stretching between Browning Drive in North ...
  • Cotton Belt Trail (Waco)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Waco’s Cotton Belt Trail—not to be confused with the trail of the same name in the Dallas/Fort Worth area—opened in 2013 on an abandoned St. Louis Southwestern Railway corridor. The railroad, popularly known as the Cotton Belt, linked Texas ...
  • Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt

    State: TX
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Cottonwood Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Coyote Creek Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

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  • Crawford Memorial Park Loop Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Crestview/Highland Urban Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Although just shy of a mile, the Crestview/Highland Urban Trail offers an important commuter connection between two MetroRail stations (Crestview and Highland) in north Austin. The paved pathway, constructed by Capital Metro, parallels the rail ...
  • DeKalb Trace

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 22 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    DeKalb Trace offers a rustic route through northeastern Texas, not far from the state’s border with Arkansas. The 22-mile gravel rail-trail stretches from Avery east to New Boston with DeKalb at its center point. Along the way, it passes through ...
  • Denton Branch Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 8.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Duck Creek Trail (TX)

    State: TX
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Edgemere Median Linear Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    On El Paso’s east side, just south of the city’s airport, Edgemere Median Linear Trail stretches for nearly a mile and a half along Edgemere Boulevard. The route is fully paved and dotted with trees. The trail’s location makes it a useful and ...
  • FM 2305 Hike & Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The FM 2305 Hike & Bike Trail travels east from St. Andrews Place along its namesake roadway to its end at West Loop 363 on the western outskirts of Temple. Mid-trail, you'll come to West Temple Park, which offers plentiful recreational amenities, ...
  • Fall Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Fish Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Fish Trap Lake Park Loop Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Five Mile Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Fort Worth Branch (Trinity River Trails)

    State: TX
    Length: 47.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    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 ...
  • Friars Creek Hike & Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Friar's Creek Trail begins in South Temple Park, perhaps best known for the adjacent Lions Junction Family Water Park. From there, it travels north about a mile following the creek and S. 5th Street. Although some trees line the path, the ...
  • Furneaux Creek Blue Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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. ...
  • Gaylord Texan Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 11.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail, in western Houston, starts at the west end of the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail and, together, they offer a continuous 22-mile ride. The park itself sprawls 7,800 acres and has a number of ...
  • Glendale Park Loop Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Haggard Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Halls Bayou Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

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  • Harrisburg and Sunset Rail Trails

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Harrisburg-Sunset Trail is a rails-to-trails project offering bicyclists and pedestrians over 5 miles of trail and on-street bikeways just east of downtown Houston. The 10-foot asphalt trail is lighted and runs from Drennan to Marsden ...
  • Hike and Bike Trail (Taylor)

    State: TX
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Hike and Bike Trail runs just over 3 miles through the heart of Taylor, a suburb of Austin. The pathway connects neighborhoods, schools, and several parks, including Robinson Park, Murphy Park, and Bull Branch Park. These parks provide a ...
  • Historic Battlefield Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 8.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Get your fill of American history at the Historic Battlefield Trail in Brownsville, Texas. This unique 8.5 mile rail-trail runs from the heart of Brownsville in the south to the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park at the northern ...
  • Hoblitzelle Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Hutton Branch Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • JoAnn Johnson Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • John C. Phelps Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Katy Spur Trail (Dallas)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Katy Spur Trail is a part of the City of Dallas trails system. This short trail currently connects to the White Rock Lake Park Loop Trail. When completed the Katy Spur Trail will be 1.2 miles long and connect to the Katy Trail at its north ...
  • Katy Trail (Dallas)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Katy Trail in Dallas is one premier urban trail, linking the business district with recreational opportunities, shopping, and urban residents. The corridor is the perfect non-motorized route for families to commute between home and work ...
  • Kiest Park Loop Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 20 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Trailway is 20 miles long and ten feet wide. The two miles of surface from the downtown Mineral Wells trailhead toward the east is asphalt; the remaining 18 miles is finely crushed and screened limestone. Each of the Trailway's 4 trailheads ...
  • Lanana Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Lanana Creek Trail is approximately 3.5 miles long from E. Austin Street into the youth soccer complex just south of Main Street. The trail is an ongoing project of the Sesquicentennial Celebration of 1986. The trail and Stephan F. Austin ...
  • Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Greenway)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    So far 4.6 miles of the Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Bicycle Greenway) is complete, with additional sections planned. The trail, which is largely on-road biking, links Town Lake trails, the Town Lake Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge, trails along ...
  • Legacy Trail (TX)

    State: TX
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Legacy Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This trail consists of three disconnected segments. The northern most segment connects to the Preston Ridge Trail.
  • Leon Creek Greenway

    State: TX
    Length: 17.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Leon Creek Greenway is a tranquil oasis through western San Antonio. The main pathway begins at Loop 1604 and winds its way south for 13 miles along the creek. It’s fairly flat with some gentle slopes and is dotted with small ponds, including ...
  • Little Bear Creek Linear Park

    State: TX
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Little White Oak Bayou Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Little White Oak Bayou trail is a short trail located in North Houston. This short trail is just one small part of the emerging Houston trails system.
  • Lone Star Ranch Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway

    State: TX
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Gravel

    The Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway offers a scenic route along the shoreline of its namesake lake, the eastern side of Lake Jacksboro, and Lost Creek. The waterways offer numerous opportunities to fish or swim. The trail also reaches Fort ...
  • MKT/SP Rails to Trails (Heights Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4.62 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The MKT / SP-Rails to Trails forms a dogleg through urban Houston, with one leg running north–south between W 26th Street and W 7th Street and the east–west leg running between Shepherd Drive and Hogan Street (just east of I-45). From the I-45 ...
  • Medina River Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Medina River Trail is a natural gem in south San Antonio. As it parallels the river, the pathway winds through the lush woodlands of the Medina River Natural Area. Along the way, you can enjoy beautiful views of the waterway, glimpse the ...
  • Mills Run Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Mission Hike and Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Mission Hike and Bike Trail in southern Texas is anchored by the Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park. Within its 760 acres, more than 300 bird species have been found and its World Birding Center is a not-to-miss destination. From the park, ...
  • North Electric Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Old No. 9 Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Old No. 9 Trail cuts right through the heart of Boerne along part of what was once an early walking path used by Native Americans to cross Texas Hill Country. Much later the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway Company (SA&AP) line passed ...
  • Old Shepard Place Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Old Soncy Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Old Soncy Trail outside of Amarillo is what remains of Old Soncy Road, which the Texas Department of Transportation replaced with the wider Loop 335. The 3-mile segment of the roadway was turned over from TxDOT to Potter County upon completion ...
  • Owens Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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, ...
  • Paul G. Boorman Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Paul G. Boorman Trail, named after a long-serving city employee, is one of the longest walking trails in Longview. It runs nearly 3 miles through the Grace Creek corridor, including Lois Jackson Park, where you'll find a playground and picnic ...
  • Pepper Creek Hike & Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Pepper Creek Trail, located in the western outskirts of Temple, is considered to be one of the city's most scenic and iconic pathways. It begins at State Highway 36 and travels south for just over a mile through a wooded area following the ...
  • Piney Creek Horse Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 54 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Piney Creek Horse Trail is a system of trails that meanders through the East Texas pineywoods in the Davy Crockett National Forest. Trails are marked with different colored triangles. The trails are primitive. Some follow roads, while others ...
  • Pool Road Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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

    State: TX
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Preston Meadow Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Preston Ridge Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Preston Ridge Trail (Dallas)

    State: TX
    Length: 6.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Rawhide Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Ray Roberts Greenbelt

    State: TX
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    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 ...
  • Reno Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 5.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Reno Rail Trail offers a paved route between the communities of Paris, Reno, and Blossom in northeastern Texas. On its western end, it connects to the Trail de Paris. Both rail-trails are part of a network that will one day be the longest trail ...
  • Rio Grande River Trail

    State: NM, TX
    Length: 11.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Dirt

    A 10.5-mile stretch of the Rio Grande River Trail begins near the Texas/New Mexico border and continues south, connecting the Texas communities of Anthony, Vinton, Canutillo, and El Paso. Along the way, you'll enjoy wide open desert vistas and ...
  • Rock Island Rail Trail (TX)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    For much of its route, the Rock Island Rail Trail in Amarillo parallels Plains Boulevard, stretching 4 miles between Coulter Street and 7th Avenue at Crockett Street. The trail follows an old rail corridor through an older mixed residential ...
  • Roy Orr Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

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  • Russell Creek Greenbelt

    State: TX
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Russell Creek Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Salado Creek Greenway

    State: TX
    Length: 19.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Salado Creek Greenway offers 19 miles of paved trail along San Antonio’s east side. Although the trail is still under development, its three completed segments (listed below, north to south) offer connections to many parks and neighborhoods. Segment ...
  • Santa Fe Trail (Dallas)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Santa Fe Trail (Plano)

    State: TX
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Santa Fe Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This linear trail extends west of Bob Woodruff Park to Avenue P. It connects to the Bob Woodruff Park Trail, as well as Schell Park, Memorial Elementary School and Bowman Middle ...
  • Santa Fe Trail (Wharton)

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Santa Fe Trail is located in the small city of Wharton, Texas, approximately 60 miles southwest of Houston. The trail’s route was originally a portion of the Cane Belt Railroad, which once stretched from Sealy to Matagorda. The railroad ...
  • Santa Fe Trestle Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.86 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Serenity Park Hike and Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Shady Brook Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Shady Brook Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This system of trails connects to the western end of the Bluebonnet Trail.
  • Shawnee Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Shoal Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Dirt, Gravel

    Although located in the heart of Austin, the Shoal Creek Trail shelters trail-goers from the bustle of the city as it meanders along the creek under a canopy of old oak trees. Built in the early 1960s, the trail is the city's oldest and its ...
  • SoPac Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Spring Creek Trail (TX)

    State: TX
    Length: 4.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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, ...
  • Steeplechase Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Steeplechase Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This short 1/2 mile trail in Steeplechase Park connects to the White Rock Park Trail just outside of the park.
  • Suncreek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 0.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Sunset Lake Park Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The scenic Sunset Lake Park Trail runs on a former rail line—abandoned in 1965—on the edge of Portland, Texas. Originally part of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway, this short section was along the main line between San Antonio and Corpus ...
  • Taychas Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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. ...
  • Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 10.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt, Grass

    The Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail is an east-west route along the banks of the Buffalo Bayou in western Houston. It provides more than 10 miles of trail from Barker Dam (near State Highway 6) to Texas Beltway 8 and the Sam Houston Tollway. ...
  • The Colony Shoreline Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Colony Shoreline Trail (TCST) Come experience more than 250 acres of wildlife habitat and park along the scenic shore of Lewisville Lake. The Colony Shoreline Trail offers more than three miles of parkland and wildlife preserve for hikers, ...
  • Town Creek Hike and Bike Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    As the Town Creek Hike and Bike Trail meanders through the heart of Weatherford, travelers will enjoy the natural woodland setting along the creek. One highlight of the pathway is its stop in Holland Lake Park, which features two log cabins ...
  • Trail de Paris

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 5.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Trail de Paris runs for 6 miles from the town of Paris east into the countryside. The paved route follows a lovely corridor of shade trees, crossing bridges as it heads along a former railroad right-of-way. The trail includes benches, viewing ...
  • Trinity Levee Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    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 ...
  • Trinity Strand Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 7.8 miles
    Surface:

    From Trinity Strand Trail website: From those who are out on a casual stroll or ride up to the serious runners and cyclists, the Trinity Strand Trail will offer an easily accessible 7+ mile stretch of trail that will connect to both the Katy ...
  • Turtle Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Veloway Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Veloway Trail is a 3.1-mile, 23-foot-wide loop trail, paved, through a quiet and secluded area of the Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park on the outskirts of Austin. The trail offers a mix of terrain, including hills, flats, curves and long ...
  • Waco Riverwalk

    State: TX
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Waco Riverwalk winds for 5 miles along both banks of the Brazos River, connecting several downtown attractions. At its north end is the sprawling 400-acre Cameron Park with many natural features to enjoy, including limestone cliffs, woodlands, ...
  • Walker's Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 2.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Watters Branch Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 4.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Waxahachie Creek Hike & Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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, ...
  • West White Oak Bayou Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 7.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    NOTE: For 2 years beginning December 9, 2011, one mile of trail will be closed between Ella Boulevard and 34th Street, while TxDOT does replaces bridges at Loop I-610 North and East T.C. Jester. There is a designated detour along Ella Boulevard, ...
  • White Rock Creek Trail (North)

    State: TX
    Length: 7.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • White Rock Lake Park Loop Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 9.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • White Rock Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Wichita River and Holliday Creek Trails

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 14.88 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Wichita River Trail follows the Big Wichita River, a tributary of the Red River. The trail begins in beautifully wooded Lucy Park, making a loop. The park has shelters, playgrounds, a log cabin and a landscaped duck pond. The trail also ...
  • Willow Creek Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Windhaven Park Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...