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Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

6701 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093
972 941 7250
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Plano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, National Parks
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Plano, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We take our annual holiday photo here every year and we are not alone. On the weekends in the fall, you'll see professional photographers with small groups and families all over the fields and in the creek. There are three party pavilions that you can reserve (through the city of Plano) and more covered seating by the playgrounds. There are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Great year round for hiking, biking and playing but we especially love it in the summer. The kids love exploring the creek under the shade of the trees and cool water on their feet. It is one of the few outdoor activities we can enjoy outside in the summer.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I really, really like this place. I used to live right next door. It's a great place to really walk in a nature place and use the outdoors as the gym. There are several trails that go for various lengths... you gotta go !

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Coppell
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Hidden natural park in the middle of a busy city was the perfect escape for me and a couple friends to get our cardio on. You can enjoy everything from walking to biking. There is also a nice park for the kids. Well maintained and clean. I have also done a few professional photography sessions there. Great backgrounds and natural... More

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We walk there a lot. It's 2 miles around one way on the big trail. There's a long natural trail round the back 40. Lots of wildlife, lots of shade on the trails, vistas about as pretty as it gets for how flat it is (Plano means, and definitely is, pretty flat). About as hilly as it gets around here... More

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Frisco, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have lived here in Frisco for 3 years and decided to find a park to walk in July that had shade. We enjoyed it! I felt like I was somewhere else in hills at a forest.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Close to my house, I can't believe how lucky I am to be nearby. I'm there 3-4 times a week to walk and enjoy nature. Except the bikers who go way too fast and don't obey the rules of the road, it's a peaceful place. (I was run over once...broken ankle and sutured knee.). Great park!

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Went once with my daughter's girl scout troop (and our dog) - we walked the short loop and it was great. Lots of shade, which is necessary in the summer. I would love to go again with our bikes.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Arbor Hills is a great place to go with the family, dogs, a mountain bike, or just your running shoes! I usually go there to run the concrete path and occasionally off road on the trails. The concrete long loop is approximately 2.25 miles, with the short loop being 1.25 miles. It's nice during the summer because you can find... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you want to ride your bike hit the mountain bike trail. It's a little too crowded on the weekends if you want to ride your road/cruiser on the walkways. Get there early and enjoy the quiet, you might run into some wildlife as well.

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