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Bachman Lake Park

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Delightful In Its Consistency

I came here occasionally thirty years ago to jog the three mile path, fish or just sit out. It is... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2016
Vaughn G
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Buzzing with People and Planes

My family stopped off here after dinner and before going back to our Love Field-area hotel. The... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2016
freutmich
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Kansas City
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Sep 16, 2017
“Gang activity , muggings and violence.”
Jul 2, 2017
“Beautiful park, and great plane-spotting”
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Small, suburban lake surrounded by a three-mile trail: great for walking and running.
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3500 Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75201
+1 214-670-6374
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

This is a high crime area. I would strongly advise against lingering here after 5:00pm and do not visit on weekends. The lake is completely unsuitable for swimming and generally unpleasant. Extremely bad vibe.

4  Thank ReaganWasRight
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Dallas occasionally struggles with parks, and public space in general, but Bachman Lake is a winner. It's a beautiful place to take a walk or bike ride, a family-friendly community space for the mostly-Hispanic neighborhood, and an attraction for people who like airplanes, all rolled...More

Thank tsmccarthy12
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

This park has a little of everything. A huge playground park for the kiddos, a huge pond with a pathway to walk on around it. There are also lots of trails. There's some pull up bars, all sorts of good activity to workout and be...More

Thank Lisamg01
Reviewed December 20, 2016

I came here occasionally thirty years ago to jog the three mile path, fish or just sit out. It is always loud as the jets fly over, but still very pleasant. It does not look like it has changed in all that time. It looked...More

Thank Vaughn G
Reviewed May 30, 2016

My family stopped off here after dinner and before going back to our Love Field-area hotel. The park itself is really lovely. There's a trail circling a beautiful lake that's perfect for walking and jogging. The park is adjacent to the runways of Love Field,...More

1  Thank freutmich
Reviewed February 29, 2016

A couple of nice playgrounds for kids and plenty of parking on the northside of the lake. Saturday morning walk on a Sunny winter day saw lots of boats out 'rowing' and lots of kids and families on the playgrounds. You get the occasional Jet...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Backman Lake is right on the edge of Dallas Love Field. If the wind is blowing from the south you will be assaulted by several Southwest Airlines planes and a few others both landing over you head and the noise from the take-offs. Otherwise this...More

Thank yellowpixels
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Its always nice to find places like this in the city. Park has big nice like, which is full of birds and occasionally peoples rowing kayaks. It has nice, lengthy walking trail around the like, I really enjoyed jogging there. We were jogging at Sunday...More

Thank Yoveeta
Reviewed October 30, 2015

Came here by accident, and had a good walk around the lake. Nice sunsets in the afternoon. Bring comfortable shoes.

Thank Luis L
Reviewed September 1, 2015

99% mexicans, but being next to Dallas Lovefield Airport offers amazing and awfully close views of planes landing. Hot spanish men strutt their stuff if you are into it. This is a nice place but not a must to visit. You will waste time and...More

1  Thank Mike S
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