The Dallas area has excellent weather for outdoor activities. Here is a collection of hike and bike trails in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. And although gas is not as expensive as it was in the summer, using these trails to get to work or run errands will still save money. Remember your sunscreen and hat and some comfortable shoes and get outdoors.
The city of Dallas has twenty-seven hike and bike trails in all parts of Dallas. Click on the locations on the map for trail length and directions to the trailheads.
The Trinity Trails is a network of trails that goes to all corners of Fort Worth. They all connect to each other, so you could bike all the way across the city -- if you wanted.
Many of Arlington's parks have paved trails for hiking, biking, or just strolling along with a friend or a dog. Park details
can be found on the city of Arlington's web site.
Collin County has a list of trails in the cities of Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Richardson, and Allen, as well as unincorporated portions of the county.
The city of Grapevine has twenty-two miles of trails
and is working to connect them all. Once the trails are finished, most of the local parks, downtown Grapevine, and several businesses, such as Grapevine Mills Mall
and the Gaylord Texan resort, will be connected.
The city of Irving began the Campion Trails in 1996 -- a 22-mile set of trails along the West and East Forks of the Trinity River. Parts of the Campion Trails have been completed and several smaller parks have trails.