Best Hikes Near Dallas/Fort Worth

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Take a Hike!

Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?

Here you’ll find forty of the best hikes within an hour’s drive of the Dallas/Fort Worth area—from the remote grasslands of Parkhill Prairie in northeast Collin County to the rocky limestone peaks that ring Dinosaur Valley near ...

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Overview

Take a Hike!

Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?

Here you’ll find forty of the best hikes within an hour’s drive of the Dallas/Fort Worth area—from the remote grasslands of Parkhill Prairie in northeast Collin County to the rocky limestone peaks that ring Dinosaur Valley near Glen Rose. Whether you’re in the mood for an easy nature walk, a day-long hike, or an overnighter, this guide offers plenty to choose from, including:

• White Rock Lake
• Katy Trail
• North Shore Trail
• Lake Ray Roberts
• Fort Worth Nature Center
• Trinity Trails

Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, full-color trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside you’ll also find a Trail Finder that categorizes each hike (e.g., for attractions such as views, and if it’s suitable for families with kids); Green Tips; and information about local lore, points of interest, and the area’s wildlife.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762763702
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 8/16/2011
  • Series: Best Hikes Near Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,373,716
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathryn Hopper is the author of Fort Worth: Where the Best Begins, Family Fun Vacation Guide Southwest, and Best Easy Day Hikes Dallas/Fort Worth (FalconGuides). Her travel articles have appeared in a variety of national and regional publications.

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