While we are not blessed with mountains, tons of rivers and lakes, or an abundance of greenery, there are still some great options for Renting a Cabin, Camping Outdoors, and finding Trails for Hiking in Dallas.
Yes, you may have to drive a little way, but not too far from the Plano area, and you can find some great outdoor spots.
Yes, we have found them! All the best hiking spots and trails for hiking in Dallas.
Many of the miles of hiking trails are in parks and nature areas that are well maintained, like Arbor Hills Nature Preserve; many trails in Plano have paved loops, and some have great off-road trails for cross-country running/biking.
Here are 23 great options including some near the Trinity River Audubon Center and Downtown Dallas you can try when the weather cooperates.
One of the closer to Austin camping spots which is perfectly suited for tent camping and being closer to nature.
Mel took her family for the weekend and shares her experience with you to inspire you to plan your visit.
On the border of Texas and Oklahoma, with about an hour’s drive, this is the ideal spot to get to on a Friday and enjoy a full weekend without a long drive either way.
Not only that, but we have a selection of great cabins for you to choose from for your next family vacation.
Do not be surprised to know that in Texas, aside from various waterparks and pools, Texas has a lot of swimming spots and lakes nearby, and rivers to beaches and there are some best lakes around Dallas and around DFW.
Many of these are great spots near a lake, or a river and offer more than just nice camping spots.
You may even spot a waterfall or an element of nature that you weren’t expecting!
Eisenhower is another great North Texas favorite State Park, and their camping options are really great for families traveling from Dallas Fort Worth.
They have a great loop trail, mountain bike trail, and miles of natural surface trails.
As soon as the weather is not too hot or too cold, we need to get outdoors to enjoy the weather as much as possible. Without having to drive too far, there are some great spots we can enjoy a few hours out with kids, around the surrounding cities.