Best trails in Dallas

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Looking for a great trail near Dallas, Texas? AllTrails has 43 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Cedar Hill State Park or Gatewood Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like North Shore Park or White Rock Trail Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 27 easy trails in Dallas ranging from 1.5 to 16.8 miles and from 390 to 754 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Dallas
Top trails (43)
#1 - Cedar Brake Trail
Cedar Ridge Preserve
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
The preserve is closed on Mondays. Note: Trails in the area may be closed after recent rainfall.Show more
#2 - White Rock Lake Trail
White Rock Trail Park
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
Paved walk/bike path through park constructed around city reservoir. Multiple parking lots around the pathway. Relatively level terrain. White Rock Lake is a water reservoir constructed circa 1900 tShow more
#3 - Oak Cliff Nature Preserve Trail
Dallas, Texas
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
Very nice trails in a well wooded area. Very easy to get lost, though, so make sure to stay on the trail. Be aware that trails cross each other. Only way to get out of the park is near the entrance.Show more
#4 - Boulder Park Trail
Boulder Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Although this trail is heavily used by mountain bikers, hikers are more than welcome. Make sure to go the opposite direction of the bikers so you can see them coming! Note: This park may close dependShow more
#5 - Cattail Pond via Escarpment Trail
Cedar Ridge Preserve
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
Cattail Pond via Escarpment Trail is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dallas, Texas that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of Show more
#6 - Katy Trail
Dallas, Texas
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Length: 7.5 mi • Est. 3 h 9 m
Katy Trail is a 7.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Dallas, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#7 - Cedar Ridge Outer Loop
Cedar Ridge Preserve
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
This loop consist of Praire, Bluebonnet, Escarpment, Fossil Valley, Possumhaw, and Cedar Brake trails.Show more
#8 - Cattail Pond Trail and Cedar Brake Trail Loop
Cedar Ridge Preserve
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
Cattail Pond Trail and Cedar Brake Trail Loop is a 4 mile loop trail located near Dallas, Texas that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#9 - White Rock Creek Trail
Anderson-Bonner Park
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
This trail offers refreshing variety for hikers, bikers, joggers, and rollerbladers alike as it connects Anderson Bonner Park, Harry S. Moss Nature Area, Fair Oaks Tennis Center, and eventually joins Show more
#10 - L B Houston Nature Trail
California Crossing Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
NOTE: As of 2019, Hikers report that this trail has been damaged by construction.Show more
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