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Where Can I Go Hiking in the Dallas Area?

What Are the Best Trails to Hike Near Dallas, Texas?

Summer is the best time to explore the outdoors. The weather is warmer, and we get to enjoy more sunny days. There are many different ways to enjoy the summer weather: reading outside, swimming at the lake, and going for a hike. In this post, we will be sharing some of the best trails to hike near Dallas, Texas. Keep reading to find your new favorite hiking spot!

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  1. White Rock Lake Trail. If you’re looking for a trail that you can explore all day, then this is the trail for you. Spanning 9.3 miles, this loop trail is great for all levels of skill and includes a lake for you to cool off in. Dogs are allowed on this trail, but they must remain on their leash. Bikes are also allowed on this trail.
  2. Cedar Brake Trail. This 2.2 mile loop trail includes a lake and is rated as moderate difficulty with an elevation gain of 246 feet. There are several areas of shade so that you can remain cool on hotter days. This trail is closed on Monday and may be closed after heavy rainfall. Dogs are allowed on this trail if they remain leashed.
  3. Oak Cliff Nature Preserve Trail. This trail is a great way to experience different terrains and difficulty levels. The 6.5-mile loop trail goes through a wooded area where you can see the local creatures. You’ll also get to see gorgeous wildflowers and have different activity options to choose from. The trails intersect so make sure you pay attention to the trail map and markings.  

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Whether you decide to visit one or all of these trails, you need to make sure your vehicle is ready to go. Schedule a service appointment at Metro Mazda of Mesquite to get your vehicle ready for more driving. If you want to learn more about local Dallas and Mesquite activities and events, keep following our blog.