Best Running Trails in Northeast Tarrant County
Find yourself a running trail. There is no better way to clear your mind and find your center than taking a long walk or run through nature. As residents of North Texas, we are fortunate to have some of the most gorgeous trails around. From beautiful treed trails on the shore of Grapevine Lake to winding concrete paths through magnificent neighborhood parks. Whatever your scenic tastes are, or your zip code, there is most definitely a trail for you! Put on some sunscreen, lace up your shoes, grab a water bottle, and pick your adventure today.
Lake Grapevine – Horseshoe Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051
There is no shortage of fantastic trails in and around Grapevine, but this one is a favorite amongst runners. Enjoy miles of trail running or concrete trails as you gaze across the shores of Lake Grapevine. Pet and kiddo friendly, so bring the whole fam!
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Colleyville Nature Center – Mill Wood Dr, Colleyville, TX 76034
This hidden gem is a favorite among residents. Its shaded trees offer protection from the sun, and while it’s not as long as some of the trails, it exits into the surrounding neighborhood if you would like to continue on.
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North, West, Prairie and South Loops River Legacy Park – 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006
If you are a Hurst resident, you have a few choices. You can check out Bedford Trails, Joann Johnson Trail, or make a real adventure out of it and check out North, West, Prairie, and South Loops at River Legacy Park. Jog along the river, bring your pooch and maybe even enjoy some paddle boarding after your run. For more about the park click here.
Little Bear Creek Trail – Euless, TX 76039
This trail is great for both those that love concrete trails and those that enjoy trail running. Lots of wildflowers, nature, and dog-friendly. The other great thing about this trail is it connects you to Bear Creek, The Preserve at McCormick Park, Trailwood Park, and Bob Eden Park. For more about the park click here.
Bedford Trails Park – Cummings Drive, Bedford, TX 76021
If you are an early riser, this 5.6-mile trail is for you. Great paved trail, but no shade, the hot summer sun may be too much. It isn’t lighted, so stick to mornings to avoid getting scorched.
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Joann Johnson Trail – 4500 City Point Drive, North Richland Hills, TX 76180
If your running buddy is four-legged, then you will love this trail. Not too much traffic and the path itself is suitable for all skill levels. For more about the park click here.
Bear Creek Trail Keller – 400 Bear Creek Pkwy, Keller, TX 76248
A lovely winding 3.1-mile track nestled amongst the trees is excellent for any skill level, strollers, and dogs. During peak times, it can get pretty busy. For about the park click here.
Meadowmere Park Shoreline – 3000 Meadowmere Ln, Grapevine, TX 76051
Southlake residents who are looking for a relaxing jog, try this park. Enjoy lovely views along the shores of Grapevine Lake as you enjoy your run. For more about the park click here.
Trophy Club Trails 2885 Marshall Creek Rd, Trophy Club, TX 76262
Offering spectacular scenic views year-round and 2.2 miles of trail, and lots opportunities for birding. For more about the park click here.
Buffalo Ridge Park Trail 2833 – 5720 Parkwood Trail, Haltom City, TX 76137
If you live in North Fort Worth, try this 2-mile easy trail that offers lots of wildlife spotting and a host of other activities. For more about the park click here.
Knob Hill Trail – Roanoke 76262
Finding an actual address on this one proved impossible. But your maps should pull it up by the name and get you there with no problem. This is a 10.6-mile loop trail that is best for more experienced runners. Mountain bikers also enjoy this trail so keep that in mind when planning your trip. You will enjoy the views of the Denton Creek runout of Grapevine Lake. For more about the park click here.