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Cedar Ridge Preserve managed by Audubon Dallas.

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Address: 7171 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75249-1159
Phone Number: 972-709-7784
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Nature reserve that covers 633 acres with 10 miles of scenic hiking trails.

Nature reserve that covers 633 acres with 10 miles of scenic hiking trails.

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Best hike around Dallas

My wife and two boys, 9 and 11, went for a morning hike on Saturday. We arrived around 10 a.m. and the parking lot was almost full. We hiked Cedar Brake trail(1.7mi), Fossil... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2016
Oskee1334
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Plano, Texas
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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

My wife and two boys, 9 and 11, went for a morning hike on Saturday. We arrived around 10 a.m. and the parking lot was almost full. We hiked Cedar Brake trail(1.7mi), Fossil Valley Trail(few muddy trails,0.9mi) and arrived at Cattail Pond. We saw some fish and several large turtles chomping on breads floating on ponds. It was a nice... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

Loved it out there today! Although there were lots of people out enjoying the January, 75 degree weather day in DFW, there were several trails to choose from, so it was all worth it! The Preserve had posted that the Cattail Trail was closed for now which is the one leading to the small lake, but we got very close... More 

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Duncanville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

It is relaxing to come here for a good work out, picnic with famili and friends, walk with your dog or piton which I have seen often here.

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Thank Sunny A
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

A lovely walk off the beaten track. No one else there when we went. Parking good and felt safe,. Paths not too manicured which is just how I like it !

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Thank Linda D
Houston, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Beautiful park of lakes and streams. Easy to Difficult rated hiking. A great work-out if you are looking for that, or a easy stroll too. We saw a lot of cardinal birds. So pretty! Only a $3 donation to enter. Nice, clean bathrooms at the entrance. Beautiful views on top of the ridge. Peaceful place! So close to Dallas.

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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Whether you're a bird watcher, hiker, botanist, or a parent looking to get your kids out of the house, Cedar Ridge Preserve will give you what you need. The Preserve began with only twenty-six acres of land, but now boasts 600 acres of natural habitat with nine miles of trails that trek through the shades of native Texan trees. A... More 

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Cedar Hill, Texas, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

My family goes here almost every Sunday morning. There are many different trails with different difficulty levels so everyone can enjoy this place. Be sure to bring bags for your dogs poo !

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DeSoto, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I'm almost reluctant to review this hidden gem; I've been coming here for over 20 years and I have mixed feelings about sharing. But it keeps getting better. Under the auspices of the Audubon Society, it has improved gradually and significantly, with new trails, more bird-friendly habitats, and better signage to keep you from getting off trail or on trails... More 

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Grand Prairie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Dallas has its own "hill country" in the southwest corner of the city, and thankfully someone had the foresight to preserve it for the enjoyment of the community! This place is spectacular when the bluebonnets are in bloom, but can provide a mini-vacation any time.

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I am addicted to this place. I had hiked many times and had led Hikes to the Preserve. This is one of the few maintained Hiking trails in the metroplex. Its crowded during the week ends but on week days its just good to be there.

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