Cattail Pond Via Escarpment Trail

HARD 63 reviews
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Cattail Pond Via Escarpment Trail is a 2.5 mile loop trail located near Dallas, Texas that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.5 miles
193 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running



28 days ago

A fairly challenging trail that offers some great views. Crowded on nice weekends; come on weekday if you can.

3 months ago

I love this trail!! It’s pretty challenging and has some really good views!

5 months ago

Great trail leading to a nice pond.

8 months ago

We add this on to the cedar brake trail for a longer hike at the Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve

8 months ago

Decent trail but not for a heavy workout

10 months ago

Trail was awesome and worth it, I wasn't aware it was difficult and brought small children and a stroller but we made it. Looking forward to this trail again soon

10 months ago

Good trail plenty of elevation changes but not sure I'd rate it a "Difficult".

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Cedar Ridge Preserve is the best kept secret for hiking in the DFW area.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Pretty hike but found it to be extremely easy. No idea why it's rated hard. Cedar Brake was much more difficult and I think it's a moderate trail.

This trail is nice and relaxing and links you up to the 3 other trails the have a few more difficult spots.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

nice trail with well marks.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Excellent trail. For a Dallas trail, this was pretty difficult. Bring water with you as you will need it.

Monday, August 01, 2016

Nice trail with some added hills and some bonus trails you can go on. Loved Cedar Ridge Preserve.

Monday, August 01, 2016

It was very cool, some parts are easy some others while your getting closer to the pond, it starts to get difficult and the last .2 miles are completely under the sun, no shadows at all. But it's worth it, when you reach the pond you can see all the turtles and fish swimming.

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