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Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve

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Address: 5901 Los Rios Blvd., Plano, TX
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Gorgeous in the spring!

Took the family to Oak Point park to walk the trails. The scenery is absolutely beautiful! Trails appear to be well maintained; depending on the loop you choose, there's slight... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Took the family to Oak Point park to walk the trails. The scenery is absolutely beautiful! Trails appear to be well maintained; depending on the loop you choose, there's slight variations in difficulty. I only knocked one star off because the signage could be a bit better - we ended up going a bit further than intended because the directional... More 

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Plano, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It's open field and trails in the trees. It can be a bit hot, but depending on when you go you will see wildlife and a lot of it. Quit being a city slicker and go already!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Always and adventure! The trails are clean and wide. On occasion you get treated by people riding their horses.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Other than for trail running, I'm not really sure what else there would be to do here. I see lots of families picnicking and I guess if you don't have to drive far to get here then that's all well and good but it certainly isn't worth any kind of drive. Not much to look at or write home about.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

As a runner, I like the scenery to be at least somewhat enjoyable. Winding through open fields doesn't quite cut it for me. They hosted Suburbia, a music festival, here last year and it. was. awesome. Too bad it's not coming back because of lack of interested concert-goers. Might be a fun bike ride, but I haven't tried that yet!

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My family loves this place. There are many paved trails for roller blading, running, biking, etc. It's great in the summer because there's a lot of shade and if you need a rest lots of benches. There are also many dirt trails that go through the trees. I've taken Cub Scouts on nature walks on those trails and they love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a beautiful place in Plano to walk, ride bikes, and picnic. The lake is very pretty and you forget that you are in the shadow of Big D.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve is a great place for nature lovers. It makes you forget that you're only a few minutes away from the busy city of Dallas. Lovely lake, nice hiking trails, horse rentals. One thing I don't like is that they are now putting office buildings right by the entrance to the park.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Many visitors enter Oak Point through the main entrance off Los Rios Blvd. They enjoy the pavilion, lake, and trails there, but don't know about the trails south of Rowlett Creek. To really appreciate the preserve, experience both sides. For the easiest access to the trails on the south, use the Amphitheater entrance off Spring Creek Parkway just east of... More 

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We lived in Plano for years and just drove by. This time we were in town visiting friends and relatives, and we stopped to just to walk around since the gate was open. I was surprised how nice it is back behind the woods, and now regret we didn't take advantage of this place when we lived in Plano.

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