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White Rock Lake Park

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Neighborhood: East Dallas
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Address: 8300 E. Lawther Drive, Dallas, TX 75218
Phone Number: 972-622-7283
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Running, People-watching
Description: Surrounding the jewel of Dallas, 1,015-acre White Rock Lake, the park is a...
Surrounding the jewel of Dallas, 1,015-acre White Rock Lake, the park is a prime spot for running, hiking, birdwatching, fishing and people-watching.
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White Rock re-visited.

Our son in law , who worked for 12 years in Dallas was e-visiting his old stomping grounds or should I say old marathon runs, we went out to meet him and had a short walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Barnsley, United Kingdom

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Our son in law , who worked for 12 years in Dallas was e-visiting his old stomping grounds or should I say old marathon runs, we went out to meet him and had a short walk. Beautiful area , loads of cyclists and runners, lovely place to visit.

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Dallas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Miles of bike trails, walking trails, kayaking available and it's a pretty lake. Small and not very deep. Always full of people but it's such a large park, you don't feel cramped. A true gem of Dallas

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There is one large loop around the lake. I think it's a little over 10miles. It's well maintained & the whole trail is asphalt. Our big mistakes were that we went late morning/early afternoon and that it was sunny,hot July day! We found out quickly that there is not much shade at all on the actual trail. We were so... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Attended a wedding here, and it was lovely! The setting was gorgeous, and the interior was perfect for this low-key wedding.

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Plano, Texas
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I went snorkeling and it was a great experience! Keep up the great work! The lake was clean and in great condition! I will definitely going back to the lake for more fun!

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

In the Dallas city limits lies a pristine lake where you will find some stately homes, mature trees and lovely landscape. This is a well kept local hideaway, popular with cyclists, joggers and lovely spots for picnics or just 'chillin out' :o)

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Dallas, Tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

White Rock Lake in Dallas,Texas is a beautiful oasis only a few miles from downtown. Bathhouse and also a sand filter plant are historical markers around the lake. Boats allowed with trolling motors only. Kayaking rental available. There is a fenced dog park and walking and bicycling trails. Great Sunday afternoon delight.

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Mesquite, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Located in East Dallas adjacent to the Dallas Arboretum. Biking and hiking and walking along the shores of this park. On Loop 12 road side of park is a very nice Doggie Park. Momma a out pushing baby strollers, people jogging, folks enjoying canoes, & paddle boats on the lake. Nice place to have a picnic.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A very scenic picnic spot.....has about nine miles of hike and bike trails...bird watching area and the White Rock Lake museum.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

White Rock Lake and the White Rock Lake Park are fabulous additions to Dallas. Everyone uses it constantly every day of the year. Bikers and walkers and non-motorized boaters and rowers and kayaks and paddle boaters and picnickers. I could go on and on. Lots of lovely trees and almost 10 miles of trails around the large lake and lots... More 

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Address: 8300 E. Lawther Drive, Dallas, TX 75218
Phone Number: 972-622-7283
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > East Dallas

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