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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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Bee Creek Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

No longer open to the public. This was one of the first Travis Audubon built and maintained trails. After 9/11 the City of Austin installed a high chain link fence and closed the area to the public because of proximity to the water treatment plant. Too bad. It was a nice trail with lots of cool plants.

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Lost Maples West Trail Loop
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Hiked this trail and the East loop last weekend with my daughter. Maples were changing colors. It was our first "long distance" hike. It was so worth the drive to get there!

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Dow Woods Trails
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

This trail is the best one I've been to in Brazoria County to date. The 0.9 mile trail is completely paved concrete and is super nice. The 1.5 mile trail is gravel and nice as well. No mud or spiders to deal with. There's restrooms and parking available and it does feel like your deep in the woods. The only drawback is there are really no "views" - it's just forest. But there's plenty going on - I even ran across some deer. Great trail and highly recommended.

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Pine Springs to McKittrick Canyon
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

Was out there last weekend for the first time, fall colors were amazing. Wasn't very impressed driving up to the park/ trailhead. But, as soon as you start your hike you start seeing how beautiful it really is. Hidden treasure indeed! The further in you hike the nicer is gets. Definitely going back soon.

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Dana Peak Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I live seven minutes run time from the staring point so I use the trail a lot for biking and running , at age 42 I feel like 21 after a run or a ride, please give it a try if you haven't already done so.

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Knob Hills Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great trail for all skill levels! It takes me about 50 min to complete the entire 10 miles! WATCH OUT FOR SNAKES AND OTHER RIDERS due to two way traffic! (trail is not labeled well you may get turned around if your new)

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Sawmill Hiking Trail
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16 Completed 13 Reviews

This is a good solid 5 for me. It was easy to moderate hiking, very peaceful with a meandering creek that like to gurgled at certain points. It has plenty of elevation to add to a decent workout. Large trees crossed the path at times and it added to the overall experience of hiking. The sawmill lays about 3 miles in from the start. It consist of three large buildings which looks like Spanish architect. There is a lot of graffiti and as horrible as it is, it lend to the timeliness of the building. Prior to getting to the mill, you will come to a Y, just take a right and you will come up on it. It is located Angelina National Forest that borders on

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Big Thicket - Kirby Nature Trail
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16 Completed 13 Reviews

This is another easy trail to follow, nothing strenuous but very relaxing. There are several old bridges to enjoy and take pictures. This is good for families with kids or a quick get way for you to relax.

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Slough Trail
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16 Completed 13 Reviews

Easy trail, this trail is good for families with small children as it is not very long but has a lot to see. Marshes, majestic trees, bugs, wild life, and a lake to sit by and catch a few minutes of relaxation. I was the only one on the trails so no crowds. I did hear road noise for a while from the highway, but as I moved further in, that became less noticeable.

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Martin Dies State Park Trail
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16 Completed 13 Reviews

This is a great place for families, to picnic or to spend time hiking the trails. I hiked about a total of three miles, it was fairly easy, with some elevation for that extra cardio. Very majestic trees, marshes, and a lake gave it a lot of diversity. I veered off to several other trails to make my time there last longer as each trail is not very long. I was also greeted with mosquitos, so if you are camping, take along a repellant. The trails can be used for biking, you don't really need a mountain bike for this as the trails are hard packed.

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