Area: Dallas-Ft. Worth

Map of the Greenbelt Trail


Greenbelt Trail

Greenbelt Trail Texas map area

Greenbelt Trail


11 miles




Denton, Aubrey


rural areas, natural areas along Elm Fork Trinity River, Clear Creek Heritage Center, farmland, Lake Ray Roberts



Flower Mound

The Greenbelt Trail is an 11-mile long, mostly unpaved, pathway located to the northeast of the community of Denton in North Central Texas. The trail is used by cyclists, hikers and horseback riders. It wanders through the thick forest alongside the Elm Fork Trinity River and across farmland with only one road crossing.

End Points

The north end of the Greenbelt Trail is located at Lake Ray Roberts Dam Road, just south of Lake Ray Roberts. there is a small parking area near the dam and another closer to the river. The trail heads to the south along the Elm Fork Trinity River. The trail goes through the natural area along the river and crossed County Road 428 about 4 miles south of the second trailhead. There is a parking area and a restroom at this location.

The Greenbelt Trail travels through the Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center then ends at Highway 377 (University Drive). There is a trailhead at the south end of the trail and Greenbelt Corridor Park.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Greenbelt Trail in Denton, Texas.