Hiking The Dinosaur Valley State Park

The 24th most popular hiking trail in Texas.

Southwest of Dallas near Glen Rose, the Dinosaur Valley State Park has 7 miles of trails that meander through forests of Texas red oak, ash and mesquite, and wind over bluffs then past ancient river beds with unearthed dinosaur tracks. The challenge is accessing the trails which are on the other side of the Paluxry River from the parking area -- be ready to swim it!

To reach the hiking trailhead from Dallas, follow US75 south to SR67 south. In Glen Rose, follow signs along SR 205 into park.

Overall, Dinosaur Valley State Park is the 24th most popular hiking trail of all 32 hikes in Texas.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  DVSP (254) 897-4588; Texas Tourism (800) 888- 8TEX; Wheels & Fitness Cycle Shop, Greenville.

Recommended Book:  "100 Classic Hikes In Texas" from Dan Klepper

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

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Date Updated:  7/4/2016

ID:  14492

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