DFW Bike TrailsBelow is our list of Bike Trails for Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Dallas. If you like to ride your bike, here are some places for bike riding in DFW.
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Allen currently has over 40 miles of paved hike and bike trails. As each new trail segment is built, Allen gets just a bit closer to having a genuine trail system. The trail segments that will comprise the city-wide trail system are:
Allen Parkway Loop - main loop 14 miles; includes Ridgeview, Rowlett Creek, Cottonwood Creek and Mustang
Rowlett Creek Loop - 9 miles
Watters Branch Loop - 10 miles
Cottonwood Creek Loop - 7 miles
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This 2.1 mile trail is at Josey Lane and Treeline.
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A 436-acre preserve located in northeast Collin County, featuring a 52-acre relic of the Blackland tall-grass prairie and magnificent views of the countryside.
Parkhill Prairie map
Sister Grove Park
A 75-acre hike/bike trail located between Princeton and Farmersville, adjacent to Lake Lavon.
Sister Grove Park map
Driving Directions: From McKinney, go East on US Hwy 380 past Princeton to County Road 559. Take a left on CR 559 and head North. Merge left onto CR 561 to CR 562. Take a left on CR 562. Sister Grove Park will be on your left hand side.
An equestrian and hiking trail with trailheads located at Brockdale Park and East Fork Park adjacent to Lake Lavon. Trinity Trail map
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Parking can be found off Shorecrest Drive, Lakefield Boulevard and Bachman Drive.
Length is 3.3 miles
Finding parking specifically for the Katy Trail can be difficult, although there are a few parks (Cole Park, Turtle Creek Park, Lee Park) surrounding the trail. The Knox area offers parking, as does Reverchon Park. Note that access points to the trail itself may involve finding a path through the occasionally dense brush that borders the trail.
The length is 2.25 miles
This curvy trail twists around South Dallas for about 2.6 miles. Keist Park is off of Highway 67 at Keist Blvd.
Short but sweet this 1.8 miles trail begins at Turtle Creek Blvd. and Maple Avenue.
Length of trail is about 7.5 miles long. To get to it, go Valley View Park off Hillcrest Road just north of I-635 offers plenty of parking at the north tip of the trail. There’s also a new parking lot south of I-635. You can also find parking at Greenville and Royal, as well as off Merriman Road near Abrams.
Several parking lots, both paved and gravel, are available. Try the south park entrance, on Garland Road, near the Dallas Arboretum. Easy access is also available off Buckner Boulevard, Mockingbird Lane and West Lawther Drive.
The hike/bike path are 9.33 miles. The road way is 11 miles.
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Beaver Bend Trail Extension
This 1.2 mile trail is an extension to the current trail located in Beavers Bend Neighborhood Park. The trail winds around a pond and features a second playground structure alongside the trail. The trail currently extends from Beavers Bend Park to 4th Army Road which connects to B.F. Phillips Community Park. The connection of the trail into B.F. Phillips will take place with the completion of future Phases of the Community Park.
This one mile hike and bike system is located along Stewart Creek, just to the south of Stonebrook Parkway and will extend through the Chapel Creek development and connect into the city's neighborhood park lying adjacent to Spears Elementary School.
College Parkway Trail
This 1.2 mile trail will provide linkage along the TXU easement that runs from College Parkway northward to and past Rolater Road. Once completed, this linkage will provide connection from the Preston Ridge Campus of CCCCD, Shawnee Trail Sports Complex, Shawnee Trail Elementary School, Centennial High School, Wester Middle School, Gunstream Elementary School and Shepherds Glen Park. Status: Construction of this trail is scheduled to be completed in 2008.
Griffin Parc Trail
Located within the Griffin Parc Development, a series of public hike and bike trails that lie within the subdivision and provide a linkage from just west of Legacy Parkway to Teel Parkway.
Lone Star Ranch Trail
Located within the Lone Star Ranch Development, a series of public hike and bike trails that lie within the subdivision providing a linkage from Fourth Army Memorial Drive to Southwest Community Park to a future FISD school site to the interior of the development.
Rowlett Creek Trail
Located along the West Rowlett Creek corridor this trail consists of a series of smaller trails that have been constructed along the developed areas extending from Custer Road to Preston Road. Once the few remaining land sections are developed, the trail will be complete.
Located along the West Rowlett Creek corridor traveling north from Isabel Elementary School to Rolater Road, the first phase of the trail will be approximately one mile in distance.
Trails of West Frisco Trail
Located within the Trails of West Frisco Development, a series of public hike and bike trails that lie within both interior to the subdivision as well as the perimeter of the development. This system provides a linkage from Teel Parkway and FM 720 northward along to Teel Parkway to Cottonwood Creek and will ultimately tie northward to Eldorado Parkway.
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Duck Creek Park
Located off Oates Dr off 635, this popular trail is 4 miles.
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This unpaved bike path is 9.5 miles long off of Rockledge Park and Fairway Dr. in Grapevine.
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The Elm Fork trail section runs north past Royal Lane south of I-635. The Mountain Creek Preserve is at Nursery and Hunter Ferrell roads near the West Fork trail section. Length is 3.5 miles
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Erwin Bike Trail
8.1 miles in a single loop.
Stonebridge Ranch Hike and Bike Trail
Miles and miles of beautifully landscaped hiking and biking trails wind throughout Stonebridge Ranch.
Wilson Creek Trail is 4 miles located off Hwy. 75 between El Dorado and Virginia.
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Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Concrete 2.66 miles round trip
2.57 miles one-way - High Point Park to Carpenter Park
Bob Woodruff Park/OPPNP/Santa Fe Trail
4.4 miles one-way map
Chisholm Trail - Northwest
5.44 miles one-way map
1.5 miles round trip map
Greenbelt park with hike/bike trail
0.5 mile around loop map
Neighborhood park with hike/bike trail
Hoblitzelle Park Trail
|2.13 miles one-way map
0.88 mile one-way map
Old Shepard / Steeplechase / White Rock
3.5 miles one-way map
Preston Ridge Trail
6.16 miles one-way map
Russell Creek Park
3.6 miles round trip map
0.92 mile one-way map
Community park with hike/bike trail
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This well-liked trail is south of Renner Rd off of Hwy. 75.It is 4.1 miles long.