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Area: Dallas-Ft. Worth

Map of the White Rock Creek Trail

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White Rock Creek Trail

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White Rock Creek Trail

LENGTH:

17 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Dallas

HIGHLIGHTS:

natural area along White Rock Creek, local parks, golf courses, White Rock Lake

NEARBY TRAILS:

Cottonwood Trail
Katy Trail
White Rock Lake Trail
Santa Fe Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Dallas
Plano

The White Rock Creek Trail is 17 miles long and extends from just south of Spring Valley Road to the north end of White Rock Lake Park. There are two separate sections of the trail to the north of the continuous section. The trail wanders through the natural areas alongside White Rock Creek, goes past local parks, residential neighborhoods, schools, golf courses and commercial districts.

Conditions

The White Rock Creek Trail is paved the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, walking and riding. Most of the route is away from roadways, though there are some road crossings. There are underpasses at the major roadways.

Points of Interest

The White Rock Creek Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Northwood Golf Course
Valley View Park
Anderson Bonner Park
Orbiter Park
Northwood Park
Royal Oaks Golf Course
Moss Soccer Park
Harry Moss Park
Fair Oaks Tennis Center
Fair Oaks Park
Emmett J. Conrad High School
Flag Pole Hill Park
White Rock Lake
End Points & Trail Description

The north end of the main section of the White Rock Creek Trail is located on Hillcrest Road, 0.8 miles north of Interstate 635.

The paved trail goes under Hillcrest Road, under Interstate 635 and under Forest Lane near Park Central Drive. There is also an underpass for Highway 75. Just south of the underpass for Highway 75, the White Rock Trail intersects the Cottonwood Trail. The White Rock Creek Trail then goes under Royal Lane, Greenville Avenue Walnut Hill Lane, Fair Oaks Avenue, Abrams Road and Skillman Street. The trail crosses W. Lawther Drive at street level.

There is an underpass for crossing the E. Northwest Highway. At this location, trail users have the option to head to the southwest on E. Northwest Highway and reach the White Rock DART Station which is located on the Blue Line or they can connect to the Katy Trail that runs alongside the roadway.

The White Rock Creek Trail continues to the southeast from E. Northwest Highway to go under E. Mockingbird Lane, where the White Rock Creek Trail ends. The White Rock Creek Lake Park is located to the southeast of the intersection of E. Mockingbird Lane and W. Lather Drive and trail users can continue heading south along the paved trails in the park.

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