In order to protect the health and well-being of our staff, volunteers and visitors and to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we are also closing Trinity River Audubon Center Tuesday, March 17, through Friday, March 20, with tentative re-opening on Saturday, March 21. Our trails and outdoor areas are also closed. We will continue to monitor the situation with direction from National Audubon Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and local authorities.
If you would like to enjoy a nature experience, the AT&T trail is still open. You can find a map here.
If you are stuck indoors and need a birdy distraction, here is a beautiful page filled with Audubon’s favorite bird photos, videos and stories.
- Monday through Friday 9am – 4pm, except the first Tuesday of every month
- Saturday 7am – 3pm
- Sunday 11am – 5pm
- Closed the first Tuesday of every month.
- Closed on ALL major holidays as well as most federal holidays. Please give us a call for the most up to date holiday hours at 214-309-5801.
- Closed November 28-29, 2019.
- Closed December 24-26, 2019 and January 1, 2020.
- Please note: We close one hour early the day before a major holiday. Please check our Facebook or call us for the latest information regarding early closures.
- Adults (Ages 13-59): $6
- Children (Ages 3-12): $3
- Seniors (Ages 60+): $4
- Members, children age 2 and under, and 75217 residents: free
- Free general admission from 9am – 4pm on the third Thursday of each month for individuals and families. No large groups, please.
Free and discounted admission rates do not apply to field trips and groups.
Click here to learn more about our membership program or to sign up to become a member. Member benefits may include free admission, discounted rates, and access to special events and programs such as Kids Club.
Group admission: $5 per person (for groups of 10 or more)
Private one-hour guided tours available at $40 per guide (20 person max/guide, available on weekends during the schoolyear and daily throughout the year). Ask about our school programs.
For more information, or to schedule a school program or group tour, call 214-309-5801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6500 Great Trinity Forest Way*
Dallas, TX 75217
*Dallas recently changed the name of the street. If Great Trinity Forest Way does not show up on maps or GPS, please try "6500 S. Loop 12."
For more information call 214-309-5801.
Longitude and latitude coordinates: 32.712636, -96.70879
The easiest way to get to the center by DART is to ride the closest DART line in your city to downtown Dallas. Once you reach Downtown Dallas, you can get off at the West End, Akard, St. Paul, or Pearl station. At the transfer stations, wait and board the Green Line train heading to Buckner Station.
Get off at Buckner Station, and board DART Bus route 466. Keep your eyes open for the large brown Trinity River Audubon Center sign on the left side of the road and get off! The Center is about a half mile walk or bike ride from the mail entrance.
Resources for Visitors with Special Needs
All of us at Trinity River Audubon Center want to help you make the most of your visit. If you have any special needs, please call our front desk at 214-309-5801 during center operating hours.
Many of the trails are wheelchair accessible, and the center is accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who cannot use stairs. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please call in advance so that we can ensure availability. The center's entrance and restrooms are ADA compatible. We recommend dropping off and picking up visitors with special needs at the circle driveway (north side of the center).
Companion service dogs are allowed in the center and on trails.