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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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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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Turkey Creek Trail
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

Good trail to unwind, but watch the traffic coming back : about 4:00 pm 360 starts getting bad.

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Closed Canyon Trail
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101 Completed 57 Reviews

Inside the canyon, the path is easy to follow; you'll hike across smooth rock with bars of small gravel around occasional puddles. As you continue south, the walls narrow and there are deep depressions created by rapidly flowing water. Depending on recent rains the depressions, known locally as tinajas (the Spanish word for jar), may contain fairly deep water and the pools could make scrambling or wading necessary to continue.

After the second tinaja, the canyon begins dropping steeply toward the Rio Grande with larger and larger steps (10, 12, 25, then 50 feet in height) that require rappelling gear to descend. Without the extra gear, plan to turn around about 0.75 miles from the road.

Caution: Check weather forecasts before tackling the hike, steep canyon walls leave no escape routes and flash floods are possible.

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Fort Davis
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101 Completed 57 Reviews

Nice easy trail with great views of the mountains and Fort Davis.

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The Window Trail
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101 Completed 57 Reviews

Nice easy trail. Its downhill to the window and then uphill the way up. We did the hike at the end of July. This part of the park is about 20 degrees cooler than the rest.

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Santa Elena Canyon Trail
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101 Completed 57 Reviews

Nice short easy hike. Did it in the heat of the day at the end of July. Great views of the canyon and the Rio Grande.

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McKinney Falls State Park Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Going here in the morning,gotta take the bus,nothing ventured nothing gained

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Pedernales Falls State Park Equestrian Trails
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

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Barton Creek Greenbelt
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

Part of the walk is difficult: rocky terrain that will force your eyes down on the rocks with full concentration -- on not twisting the ankle. The Greenbelt is by far my favorite walks I've gone on here in Austin. The green, the shade, it's very beautiful, especially after several days of rain, this place gets dense almost like a rain forest.

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McKinney Falls State Park Trails
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

$6 bucks buys you no Ansel Adams ripoffs, but a lot of Texan sun in many diverse types of terrain that will capture your imagination. This is a very worthwhile wander. There is much to see but not a lot of time to spend looking at it all. Even now at the beginning of August, there are swimming holes to jump into. And there is some place that puts you in a world of the unknown- the badlands - wide areas to cross on top of black lava, when the heat is absorbed here the ground heat cooks anyone who would like collect some onions and butter before they jumped in.

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Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Mountain Bike Trail
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2 Completed 3 Reviews

Short trail for beginners, my kids and I enjoyed it.

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