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North Shore Trail

Grapevine, TX

North Shore Trail is a 12 mile out and back trail located near Grapevine, Texas that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, mountain biking, trail running & walking and is accessible year-round.

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Enchanted Rock Loop Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

My father and I went to the Rock on a Tuesday morning. We were the only ones in the area for a while, but the temperature was just below freezing. We hiked the exterior loop trail and explored the other two large rocks. We also hiked the Echo Canyon trail which was probably the more challenging trail, lots of rocks to climb over. The loop trail is suitable for families; very wide path that is well defined. The Summit Trail essentially takes you to the top of the big rock. It has a fairly steep incline but is manageable.

We went in the winter on a pretty cold day with ice still on the ground and rocks. We stayed warm as long as we were moving. There is not much cover so a hot summer day might be somewhat miserable. Make sure to take plenty of water.

We were in the park for about 5.5 hours and hiked approximately 8 miles. The park is beautiful and well maintained. I only saw a few pieces of trash on the ground that I packed out. There are numerous rabbit trails to explore, but all of the main trails are pretty well marked. I will definitely return and take my kiddo. This is a must see Texas gem.

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L B Houston Park Nature Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nothing special or too technical but very good for beginners and a good spot for a workout. Very well marked and maintained with several exits if you want to cut your ride short.

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Jack Brooks Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Muddy in the flats, otherwise a great trail. Hell 2 was a great ride!

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Eisenhower State Park Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

So much fun, there's muddy trails, rocky trails, small jumps, great inclines, and challenging declines

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Purtis Creek State Park Trail
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7 Completed 2 Reviews

Purtis Creek State Park is a beautiful park located in Eustace, Texas. The park has a great fishing lake, RV camping sites and several primitive camping sites. The primitive sites are all waterfront and very secluded. The park has a 4.3 mile trail system open to bikes and foot traffic all well marked by colors green, blue and red. There is also a 1.7 mile loop open to foot traffic only around the primitive campsites. The terrain is primarily flat with little elevation change that wonders through pine forest and thicket. All trails are well maintained. In my opinion the most scenic trail in the park is the 1.7 mile loop around the primitive camp sites. It's a nice place to take the family if your in the East TX or DFW area. I live near by the park and visit their often. Great place for day trips! See you on the trail!

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Purtis Creek State Park Trail
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7 Completed 2 Reviews

Purtis Creek State Park is a beautiful park located in Eustace, Texas. The park has a great fishing lake, RV camping sites and several primitive camping sites. The primitive sites are all waterfront and very secluded. The park has a 4.3 mile trail system open to bikes and foot traffic all well marked by colors green, blue and red. There is also a 1.7 mile loop open to foot traffic only around the primitive campsites. The terrain is primarily flat with little elevation change that wonders through pine forest and thicket. All trails are well maintained. In my opinion the most scenic trail in the park is the 1.7 mile loop around the primitive camp sites. It's a nice place to take the family if your in the East TX or DFW area. I live near by the park and visit their often. Great place for day trips! See you on the trail!

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Panther Canyon Nature Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

I do this trail all the time and it never gets old! So fun and easy!

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Guadalupe Peak - Texas Highpoint
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

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Dry Comal Creek
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

I use to go to this trail all the time since it is so close to my house and loved it. Recently they've been doing some type of project and cutting down trees over there and putting down mulch and I haven't gone since. The feeling of being in nature is almost completely gone. Very disappointed.

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Goverment Canyon Sendro Balcones
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54 Completed 14 Reviews

Not as heavily used as some other trails in the park. Starts with a long climb. Rocky but all in all not bad.

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