Other Resources

There are a lot of sites that can provide useful information on things to do outside. Here are a few organizations you may want to check out for additional information:

DORBA (Dallas Off Road Biking Association): This organization does a ton of good for the area, by building and maintaining many of the dirt trails in the area. These trails are built by DORBA, but are are shared with hikers and trail runners. Be good guests when using their trails, and watch out for the bikers. If you use the trails, please consider joining DORBA or volunteering with the on trail days, that is what makes these trails possible! They have an app you can download for trail conditions, and to give directions to the various trails they maintain. They have an active Facebook group, where most of their online discussions are held. DORBA Site

Friends of the Katy Trail: There is more detail about the Katy Trail here, including maps and information on upcoming events. Friends of the Katy Trail

Cedar Ridge Preserve: Official site for the premiere Dallas natural hiking area. The Audobon Society maintains this trail site, and you can find useful information here, including trail closures due to weather. Cedar Ridge Preserve

Friends of Northaven Trail: More information about the Northaven Trail can be found here, including fundraising events to raise the dollars needed to continue the expansion efforts. Friends of the Northaven Trail