Trails & Rules

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Welcome to the Nature Trails at Trinity River

Explore the Audubon Center and its trails and discover this area's nature and history in a setting reminiscent of the early days of Dallas when Blackland Prairie dominated the landscape.

Use our trail map to find your way around Trinity River.

Trail Rules

  • No domestic animals allowed on premises (including dogs)
  • No bicycles allowed on trails
  • No smoking or campfires
  • Overnight camping by reservation only
  • No hunting or fishing
  • No specimen collecting of any kind allowed without permit
  • There are venomous snakes on the premises. They are protected by state law; please leave them alone
  • There are harmful plants on the trails. Know what poison ivy looks like and avoid it
  • Do not attempt to touch, befriend, feed, or help any wild animal you encounter while on the trails
  • Alcohol and other intoxicants are strictly forbidden
  • All motorized vehicles of any kind or size are strictly forbidden beyond parking lot
  • No fireworks, firearms, or any other weapons allowed (enforced by Dallas Police Department)
  • No swimming, walking or boating in the ponds
  • Picnics are permitted in designated picnic areas only
  • Help keep the Center clean. Please do not litter. Dispose of your trash in appropriate receptacles
  • No parking on the grass

Downloadable Resources

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