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Literally that is what Northhaven Trail is. There are no trees, no plant life, just mowed grass. I can't believe the city took so much time on this. We live a few blocks away and won't be going back. Would much rather walk around the neighborhood.
The trail is still closed (and partly under water) at Bird’s Fort Trail Park. It’s under maintenance at California Crossing Park. Such a bummer, too, because there aren’t a lot of sidewalks around here!
Just a scant couple years ago this was a much more enjoyable ride. It still suffered from a lot of road crossings that broke it up, but at least most of it was still open and pretty. Sadly, rampant development has caught up with it. I was sad to see what had been pretty groves of live oak, and a very vital marsh were all gone, plowed under for housing. I suspect we won't be riding this one again.
This trail is a pretty solid trail, minus the initial mile or so that can become flooded during heavy rains. While I understand the minimal impact approach of the trail, small runoffs could be quite useful in order to maintain the integrity of the concrete. Overall a good trail.
Very well maintained and wide trails that are away from traffic. The Bobcat Run "boardwalk" is especially nice and different. Many unpaved trails fork off from the mail paved trails for the off-roaders. Two ballooners took off from the adjacent Plano Balloon Festival area while I was there. Historical sites in the park, if you know where to look.
When WRC floods, most of the northern trail is submerged at least 5-10 feet, leaving a LOT of flood debris and trash in the trees and bushes and a lot of dirt on the trails when the flood waters finally recede. The good thing about this trail is that it rarely parallels a street and there are very few street crossings so it's a pretty uninterrupted ride.
The parks and the trails have been closed for some serious maintenance.
This is a great trail that goes from Mockingbird dart station in the west to connect to the SoPac trail further east. There’s a road to cross near the start(Worcola St) but then exclusively bike/walk/run ducking under Greenville Ave then bridges crossing Skillman St and Abrams Rd until beyond Ridgewood Park where it crosses Fisher Rd before heading down a ramp to join the SoPac trail. Easy cycling with a lot less users than the ever popular Katy trail. The day I did it coming back between Skillman and Greenville Ave saw a coyote near the dart line.
I only cycled the section of this trail from the SoPac trail to White Rock Creek trail system. This is a functional part of the trail that runs in an easterly direction along the northern part of the E Northwest Hway. There are some roads that cross the trail as you approach White Rock Dart station. You cycle on the footpath past the dart station across the lights at W Lawther drive and then you can have miles of park like cycling at your disposal - north is the White Rock Creek trail or you cycle around White Rock Lake. White Rock
This is a trail that currently connects the Ridgewood trail( located to the south west) to the Flag Pole Hill trail( located to the north east). This section of the SoPac trail is concrete paved and is as straight as an arrow. It is well shaded with trees on either side. It continues onwards north but I turned off it at State route 12/E Northwest Hway to join the Flag Pole Hill trail. Where the Ridgewood trail currently joins onto the SoPac trail there is an unpaved section that heads south under the Dart line - this will be paved eventually to continue South to White Rock lake. Will be great to see it completed.
This only way this trail is 4.8 miles is if you measure it as a round trip and do a full loop around each park on either end. It also has a lot of unfilled expansion cracks and long slatted bridges. Not good if you are skating or roller blading. Other than that is is nice.
Great place for family and friend.
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