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A-train Rail Trail

16.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Arbor Hills Trail

3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Beaver Bend Trail

1.1 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Blue Ridge Park Trail

0.1 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Bluebonnet Trail

7.6 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Bob Woodruff Park Trail

3.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Caddo Trail

1.1 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Celebration Pass Hike and Bike Trail

1.6 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Central Trail

4.2 mi
State: TX
Asphalt

Chaparral Rail Trail

35.2 mi
State: TX
Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel

Chase Oaks Trail

0.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Chisholm Trail

9.3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

City Trail (Highland Village)

3.8 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt

1.3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Cottonwood Creek Trail (Allen)

7.5 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Cottonwood Trail

2.9 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Coyote Creek Park Trail

0.8 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Duck Creek Trail (TX)

5.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Furneaux Creek Blue Trail

4.5 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Furneaux Creek Orange Trail

1.75 mi
State: TX
Concrete
Accordion

Glenville Trail

2.2 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Haggard Park Trail

0.3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Hoblitzelle Park Trail

3.6 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Hutton Branch Trail

3.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Lakefront Trail (TX)

4 mi
State: TX
Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Legacy Trail (TX)

2.9 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Lone Star Ranch Trail

0.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Mustang Creek Trail

2.8 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Old Shepard Place Trail

1.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Owens Trail

2 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Prairie Creek Trail

2.1 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Preston Meadow Trail

0.8 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Preston Ridge Trail

6.1 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Preston Ridge Trail (Dallas)

6.3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Ray Roberts Greenbelt

10.5 mi
State: TX
Gravel

Renner Trail

8 mi
State: TX
Asphalt

Rowlett Creek Trail

7.3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Russell Creek Greenbelt

2.5 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Russell Creek Park Trail

3.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Santa Fe Trail (Plano)

1.6 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Serenity Park Hike and Bike Trail

2.9 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Shady Brook Trail

2.5 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Shawnee Park Trail

0.9 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Spring Creek Trail (TX)

4.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Steeplechase Park Trail

0.5 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Suncreek Trail

3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Taychas Trail

1 mi
State: TX
Concrete

The Colony Shoreline Trail

4 mi
State: TX
Concrete, Crushed Stone

Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail

3.11 mi
State: TX
Dirt

Watters Branch Trail

7.1 mi
State: TX
Concrete

White Rock Creek Trail (North)

8.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

White Rock Park Trail

1.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Willow Creek Trail

1.3 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Windhaven Park Trail

1.3 mi
State: TX
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
When complete, the A-train Rail Trail will span 19 miles, connecting the northwestern Dallas suburbs of Denton and Lewisville along an active commuter line operated by the Denton County Transportation...
TX 16.7 mi Concrete
The Arbor Hills Trail lies only 20 miles north of downtown Dallas in the northern suburb of Plano. The paved pathway loops through a 200-acre wooded nature preserve and offers access to unpaved hiking...
TX 3 mi 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...
TX 1.1 mi Concrete
The Blue Ridge Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This short connector trail runs though Blue Ridge Park in Plano, and connects to the Bluebonnet Trail. The Blue Ridge Park Trail...
TX 0.1 mi Concrete
The Bluebonnet Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail extends over 10 miles, with a short break near Preston Rd. Bluebonnet Trail provides a continuous trail connection with at...
TX 7.6 mi 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...
TX 3.7 mi 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...
TX 1.1 mi 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...
TX 1.6 mi Concrete
This is an example of a rail-with-trail, sitting as it does within the right-of-way of the DART light rail through Richardson, Texas. It derives its name from the Central Expressway, parallel to the...
TX 4.2 mi Asphalt
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...
TX 35.2 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel
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.
TX 0.4 mi Concrete
Plano's Chisholm Trail extends from Harrington Park on its southern end to Jack Carter Park on its north side. Along the way, the trail connects to the Plano Senior Center, Copper Creek Playground,...
TX 9.3 mi Concrete
City Trail is tucked away in the city of Highland Village. City Trail offers tremendous connectivity, both to shops, schools, neighborhoods, and other trails. Highland Village City Trail is a part of...
TX 3.8 mi 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.,...
TX 1.3 mi Concrete
The Cottonwood Creek Trail provides a north-south route through Allen, a northern suburb of Dallas, spanning 7.5 miles in two disconnected segments. The northern section begins at Ridgeview Drive,...
TX 7.5 mi 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...
TX 2.9 mi Concrete
The Coyote Creek Park Trail is a part of the City of Plano trails system. This trail consists of a loop around Coyote Creek Park, with a number of short spurs, for just under one mile of total trail...
TX 0.8 mi Concrete
The Duck Creek Trail, sometimes referred to as the Duck Creek Greenbelt, follows its namesake waterway between the northeastern Dallas suburbs of Richardson and Garland. Duck Creek Linear Park,...
TX 5.7 mi Concrete
Furneaux Creek Blue Trail offers a picturesque 4.5-mile route through Carrollton, a northern suburb of Dallas. The paved pathway offers views of ponds, lakes, and fields of wildflowers with several...
TX 4.5 mi Concrete
Less than two miles in length, Furneaux Creek Orange Trail is a short paved paradise that proves everything doesn't have to be bigger in Texas. The Furneaux Creek Orange Trail's smooth concrete...
TX 1.75 mi Concrete
Accordion
Richardson, Texas is home to the Glenville Trail, multi-use trail connecting schools, parks and a senior living facility along over 2.0 miles of concrete track. The trail begins on Bowser Road heading...
TX 2.2 mi 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...
TX 0.3 mi 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...
TX 3.6 mi 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...
TX 3.4 mi Concrete
At nearly 4 miles, the Lakefront trail connects Beard Park to McCord Park via scenic lakeshore route. The trail is a combination of crushed granite and boardwalk over wetlands. It was officially...
TX 4 mi Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone
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.
TX 2.9 mi 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 in Frisco, a northern suburb of Dallas. Near its...
TX 0.7 mi Concrete
Allen is a city just north of Plano, Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth metro footprint. The city is home to over 60 miles of paved share-use pathways. The Mustang Creek Trail is one of these, a trail...
TX 2.8 mi Concrete
The Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Trail is a jewel in Plano's park system, offering more than 800 acres to explore and many recreational amenities, including a recreation center, amphitheater, a...
TX 8.4 mi 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...
TX 1.7 mi 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...
TX 2 mi 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.
TX 2.1 mi 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...
TX 0.8 mi 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...
TX 6.1 mi 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...
TX 6.3 mi Concrete
Note: Per the Ray Roberts Lake State Park website, "Due to prior flood damage, the FM 380 section of the Greenbelt Corridor is closed. The hard surface trail of the Greenbelt Corridor between Hwy 428...
TX 10.5 mi Gravel
This east-west connector trail links the University Trail in the west to Spring Creek and Central Trails to the east of the city of Richardson. It passes residential areas, parks, schools and...
TX 8 mi Asphalt
The Rowlett Creek Trail matches the course of its namesake waterway. The trail starts at Bolin Park and head west, the begins to meander north before coming to a fork. The west branch winds along West...
TX 7.3 mi 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...
TX 2.5 mi 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...
TX 3.4 mi 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,...
TX 1.6 mi 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...
TX 2.9 mi 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.
TX 2.5 mi 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...
TX 0.9 mi 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...
TX 4.4 mi 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.
TX 0.5 mi Concrete
The Suncreek Trail is a part of the City of Plano trail system. This neighborhood trail extends from Alma Drive to north to Roma Lane, and west to Rollins Drive in the northeast part of the city. The...
TX 3 mi 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...
TX 1 mi Concrete
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...
TX 4 mi Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail is truly one of the most unique trails in all of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Once you get past the Old American Golf Club practice facilities and farther on the...
TX 3.11 mi Dirt
The Watters Branch Trail travels through upscale neighborhoods and wooded riparian areas. The main segment It begins at Ridgewood Drive near a parcel of undeveloped parkland, and travels south more...
TX 7.1 mi 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...
TX 8.4 mi 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...
TX 1.4 mi 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....
TX 1.3 mi 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...
TX 1.3 mi Concrete

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Chaparral Rail Trail

A pleasant ride

October, 2019 by mmezedd_tl

The five miles from the Onion shed in Farmersville to around the junction with FM 2194 is wide, well maintained and easy riding for most any bicycle. After that is it gravelly and very overgrown and more suitable for a mountain bike . The route is very scenic and quiet with a lot of butterflies, cardinals and horses visible in the fields but few people or cars at the crossings.

Arbor Hills Trail

Nice park, but...

September, 2019 by rocketsteve1965

With the high volume of pedestrians and dog walkers using the concrete paths, riding a bike at anything over a casual pace will be a rare occasion. Since most of the off-road trails are "pedestrian only", except for the small patch of DORBA trail on the southern border of the park, most of the scenic areas of the park are off limits, unless you are willing to hoof it. That's a shame, because the "pedestrian only" trails are lightly manicured and would make for a great, low-impact ride for those not wanting to ride the rougher DORBA trail.

Again, nice park, but I don't see myself going back for another visit.

Spring Creek Trail (TX)

Beautiful heavily shaded!

September, 2019 by robbin.williams45

It's a beautiful nature walk or bike ride. Paved, bridges, rest areas, location signs and a very unique looking river. You can walk the concrete trail or walk the nature part up in the trees.

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Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Trail

Beautiful Sites!

September, 2019 by buggyreid

Rode this trail the other day on my Townie. The ride was fantastic. Wide sidewalks and beautiful scenery! Lots of trees and the creek plays a huge presence!

Cottonwood Creek Trail (Allen)

Fantastic Cottonwood Creek Trail

September, 2019 by buggyreid

Thoroughly enjoyed this ride today! The historic dam in Allen is along the trail. Really cool to stop and look at. The trail had wide sidewalks. It wove through the trees and in some places you can see houses. It went under Exchange Parkway, Highway 75, and Stacy Road. The trail started in the historic section of Allen and ended at Lake Forrest and Sam Rayburn (hwy 121). Easy and such an enjoyable ride!

Lakefront Trail (TX)

Great views

August, 2019 by anj.dockrey

Trail is partially paved, partially dirt but a smooth enough ride. It’s nice and long and makes you feel like you’re out of the city.

A-train Rail Trail

July 2019

July, 2019 by tothedam

I rode from DCTA station in DENTON 10.5 miles to just before it starts to cross The lake. I like it except for the cattle guard-style gates and the places where you have to navigate down the street in order to cross at a crosswalk. There are some nice long stretches, too. It’s shady most of the way (early morning). I think the planners did well to take advantage of the commuter train corridor and I applaud their support of cycle commuters.

The Colony Shoreline Trail

Water, Wildflowers & Wildlife¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿

May, 2019 by colleen.mary.ryan

This is my first time here and it’s the best I’ve found for a scenic long run in my six years in Texas. Very little shade and must bring water. Early morning or evening probably best. This address leads you to an emergency access. Porta potty to the left 1 1/4 from trail head.

White Rock Creek Trail (North)

Cycling on White Rock Creek Trail

April, 2019 by jlparedes06

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.

A-train Rail Trail

Too many street crossings and not very scenic

January, 2019 by thebiggakster

I rode this trail from the Downtown Denton Transit Center all the way across the Lake Lewisville bridge and back.

There's numerous street crossings (some of which are very busy in terms of automobile traffic) where you have to wait for the crossing light, and even then you have to be careful because there's cars turning that will completely not notice you're there and will run you over if you try to cross while the "Walking" sign is green.

It's also not very scenic, you're basically riding past industrial parks, trailer homes, RV parks, and old run-down neighborhoods.

I would not recommend this trail!

Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Trail

Very nice, wide trails with lots of scenery.

January, 2019 by rwent1_tl

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.

White Rock Creek Trail (North)

Flood debris

December, 2018 by rwent1_tl

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.

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