Arbor Hills Nature Preserve - Plano, TX
When you think of Texas, what do you think of besides cowboys,
boots, horses and trucks?
Do you think it is flat? Yes-Dallas is basically flat!
Did you know that on the Dallas TV series from the 80's that old J.R. Ewing's
estate was in Plano, TX? Yes -That is a bit of trivia for you.
Actually, when you venture farther west of the concrete and center of
you will find great views, rolling terrain and lots of native Texas trees at
the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
There are about 4.4 miles of winding smooth paved walking paths,
also the off road bike trails (About 2.2 miles) provide a challenge for a more
vigorous workout. You will also find natural zones:
This really is one place to take your friends and family to enjoy the great
- Riparian Forest
- Upland Forest
- Blackland Prairie
It is calming and relaxing respite from the madness of the city. You
will find natural untouched surroundings of meadows and habitats for birds and
wildlife. The preserve is connected through a series of paths and bridges and
there are several pavilion areas (with facilities)
that can be reserved for private parties.
Your four legged buddies will love it too,
not only is it a great place to relax,
exercise, blow off some steam and socialize with friends, you will meet the best
of breeds getting their exercise and walking their owners daily. (The big dogs
really do lead!)
Other amenities include creeks, observation tower, playground for the
grills, picnic tables, shelters and much more. It is also located in walking
distance from these Plano neighborhoods.
Great place to start the day with a jog
or leisurely walk for those of us that
...or end the day with a barbecue and fire blazing sunset. You have got
to love this quite refuge only minutes away from the hectic pace of city life.
see map 6701 W. Parker, 75093