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River Legacy Park

701 Northwest Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006
817-860-6752
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Located on 1,300 acres next to the Trinity River in the heart of north Arlington. Hiking and biking trails, playground and picnic areas, as well as diverse flora and fauna.

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Novi, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

The park was beautiful and i actually had a bobcat walk out of the woods, it went right past me! It was an amazing experience but the park needs some more upkeep.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I visit this park quite often, they have a good playground, and good running paths. Also, if you mountain bike, they have probably the best (quite extensive) trails in Arlington - I highly recommend them.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Really great place to come for the day. Relaxing trails, nice playgrounds, and many pavilions for gatherings. There are security cameras everywhere so that early morning run feels a bit more secure. This park has something for everyone! I would check it out if your in the area.

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McKinney, Texas
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41 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Away from all the other teaming attractions that Arlington is known for, River Legacy Park really stands above the rest. The park is Texas beautiful and offers so many activities to choose from - walk, run, bike, picnic, play, explore, relax, and enjoy! Parking is plentiful and the city has done a masterful job maintaining this peaceful escape along the... More

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Arlington, Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

River Legacy Park is a place for everyone, picnickers, walkers, runners, bikers, adults, kids. Be sure to visit the Living Science Center for great live and informational exhibits about the local environment. It revives the spirit to get away from city living and connect with nature.

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Texas
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I walk here often and it works. Traveling a lot I get to experience many beautiful parks and for our immediate area this is the one. People walk, ride bikes and can bring their dogs, too which is nice. The park also house an educational science center. It is conveniently located for most.

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Texas
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92 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This park has something for EVERYone. There are playgrounds, hiking and biking trails, pavilions and even a Nature Center. It's a beautiful place that cannot be truly appreciated in a one day visit.

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Arlington, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a huge park with beautiful trails and playgrounds, ducks, and a pavilion. Probably more than one pavilion, but went there for a walk to benefit an organization so I stayed with the walkers. I was impressed with lots of trails and plenty of parking, plus where we were was well designed for a large meeting. It seemed to... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I lived in Arlington for several years, and used to visit this park several times a week. It is fairly large, and has two main entrances: the southern (and main) entrance is near Green Oaks Blvd & Cooper St, and the eastern entrance is off of N Collins St (north of NE Green Oaks Blvd). The park contains playgrounds, large... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband & I have brought the grand kids here every spring & fall. We enjoy feeding the ducks, the kids enjoy the play ground and the little hike path is very enjoyable.

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