Resources: Trinity River & Great Trinity Forest

GROUPS AND SITES

• Dallas Trinity Trails 

Ben Sandifer’s blog is full of photos and information on the forest.

 

• Groundwork Dallas

Nonprofit dedicated to preserving and improving access to the Great Trinity Forest, the Trinity River, White Rock Creek and the Elm Fork Green Belt.

 

• Dallas County Open Space

Over 20, mostly undeveloped, open space preserves. Some are quite wild naturally and a few are in areas with security issues. On this map, #8 and #9 are in the Great Trinity Forest, and #10 and #10 are in the southern Trinity greenbelt.

 

• Happy Trails Dallas 

Dallas Parks & Recreation trail map site with two trails in the Great Trinity Forest.

 

Trinity River Audubon Center 

Beautiful educational center on a sleepy section of the Trinity. Excellent river access. Short easy trails, including a few boardwalks and bridges, that wind through a spectrum of habitats. Activities and special events include guided walks and float trips.

 

• Trinity River Corridor

Long on generalities and glossy developer dreams, a little short on specifics, but best source of access info so far.

 

Map by Scooter Smith

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