Dallas, TX Cross Country Skiing Trails and Maps

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Rowlett Creek Trail

Work and signs needed

August, 2020 by malcolmelliott

Wasn’t impressed. Poorly marked at the beginning portion of the trail and through the golf course area. It appears the narrow paths through the golf course are the old golf cart paths and most are in badly need of repair and should be widen or upgraded completely. Trail connected to McKinney's Craig Ranch, but didn't go much more than a mile north of 121. So close to Frisco and Plano, I would have thought there would be better signage and connecting trails, disappointing.

Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail

a start

August, 2020 by rubster1

Have not hiked in years. Great for a start. Loved it. Lots of open trail and even some shade. get here early if it is summer-- or you cook. apply sunscreen-- a must. Bathrooms shown are NOT available-- they have a pin code. plan ahead.

A-train Rail Trail

Ridden Parts for Several Years

August, 2020 by c92vette

I have ridden this trail when in the area for several years now. Covered all of the trail that is now complete. It's a rather flat trail not in any wooded areas to speak of. The only part of the trail where a cyclist can gather some speed is where it crosses Lake Lewisville. That's about a mile and a half run but right alongside I-35. Actually the trail took over some of the shoulder of the Stemmons Freeway. The southern part as divided by the lake is difficult to navigate until you learn where the trail leads. There are busy intersections especially around Hwy 121 and the baseball fields south of there. For the northern part there a a lot of rail track crossings and depot passage including gates at one depot. At certain times pedestrians who are accessing the transit may interfere with safe passage while cycling through the depot areas. There are several switchback gates along the full length where I have to unclip and tip toe my bike through. With other areas along the route it is best to leave the trail and ride in the street as the trail is too narrow and has sharp turns. A plus for the ride is on the south side of the lake. A short side street ride on Oakridge Blvd. will take you right down to Lakeside Park for a 4 mile or so loop. Also a short ride from the trail at the Highland Village Station up to Tower Bay Park joins a nice loop around Copperas Point. Other than those two points this trail is pretty average as far as trails go.

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Chaparral Rail Trail

very nice bike ride.

August, 2020 by fabiengoury

Great improvement from Merrit. Very clean and well maintained. Very nice shade.

Fish Creek Trail

Great early morning adventure! Less traffic and various options available....short or longer stretches, or walking, biking, or running..

August, 2020 by sagimo2000

Great early morning adventure! Less traffic and various options available....short or longer stretches, or walking, biking, or running..

C. Shane Wilbanks Trail

great trail

July, 2020 by fabiengoury

Love it. Very easy to ride with a few small hill. Great place to spend a few hours. Fantastic views from any points.

C. Shane Wilbanks Trail

great trail named after a great city leader of Grapevine

July, 2020 by fabiengoury

fantastic, you can jump to different trails and picnic area. shaded and very enjoyable.

Lone Star Trail

new trail!

July, 2020 by missie141

We explored the newly opened section of this trail that leads west. It’s nice and wide just like the other section that runs east. A large retention pond is visible from the trail. Hopefully this will be a good birding spot during the winter.

Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Trail

nice trail

July, 2020 by dscaff

Nice wide trail, not too crowded and a good mixture of hills and flat. You can make it as long or short as you want.

Big Bear Creek Greenbelt

Good trail

July, 2020 by bofingerx99

A pretty trail with lots of trees and shade. Best suited for walking, hiking or jogging, and judging from the traffic when I was there, that is how most people actually use it. From a cycling perspective, it is curvy in a number of places, so it is a slower ride. Come here to walk the dog, push the baby, or take a jog, but on a bike it will be a slower ride, dogging a lot of foot traffic....

Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail

Five stars

July, 2020 by melissa.oleary323

I parked at a dirt lot with a restroom and trash cans. It took me about an hour and half to leisurely walk the total distance of 4.42 miles. It has mile markers, benches to rest and “you are here” maps along the way.

Santa Fe Trail (Dallas)

Easy ride

July, 2020 by randomsarblah

There are a few areas where you have to pedal hard to go up a hill, but for the most part the trail is pretty flat. Beautiful ride!

Connects to White Rock Lake as well if you want to continue.

As you get closer to the Deep Ellum end, there are a handful of stops signs you'll have to endure due to main roads, but there are crosswalks and safety precautions.

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