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5 Miles Hike, 3 Miles Bike Trail!

This park is in Northwest Highway. It is very close to Love Field airport, so it is a little bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marisa P
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Dallas, Texas
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
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1 week ago
“5 Miles Hike, 3 Miles Bike Trail!”
Sep 15, 2018
“Great walk/run”
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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 1 week ago

This park is in Northwest Highway. It is very close to Love Field airport, so it is a little bit noisy. You will see planes landing and taking off all the time. It is good for walking and also bike riding. There are picnic areas...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marisa P
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I always wanted to check out this park, and was glad I did. The trail was longer than I expected, but that’s no problem. I’m an aviation fan, so I love that the the aircraft fly so close as they are landing or departing Love...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2016
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

Date of experience: May 2016
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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 184DonP
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

Date of experience: January 2016
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

Date of experience: December 2015
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