DFW Trails Websites and Videos

The DFW metropolitan planning area has approximately 775 miles of existing trails and many more miles funded for construction. Residents and visitors to the region can utilize these trails for both transportation and exercise. Learn about existing and future bicycle and pedestrian trails in the region in the information below, organized by county.  Or visit our regional Interactive Map of Trails and On-Street Bikeways, which displays existing, funded and planned trails and bikeways in the 12-county Metropolitan Planning Area adopted as part of Mobility 2045. 

In addition, find trail videos prepared by NCTCOG and several cities in the region showcasing their local trails. 

Regional Trail of the Month Videos

March 2020
Dallas - SoPac Trail

Southern Pacific (SoPac) Trail logo

Click on the trail title links to watch a short video highlighting some of the many trails that exist across the DFW region.

Regional Trail Video

Maps and Other Information

Trinity Trails  (Tarrant County)
February 2020
Trinity Trails Map [pdf]
Trinity Trails/5-County Regional View Map [pdf]
DCTA Rail Trail (Denton, Corinth,
Lake Dallas, Highland Village, and Lewisville)
January 2020
Preston Ridge Trail (Plano & Dallas)
December 2019
Preston Ridge Trail/5-County Regional View Map [pdf]
Preston Ridge Trail Map [pdf]
Cotton Belt Trail  (Mid-Cities)
November 2019
Cotton Belt Trail/5-County Regional View Map [pdf]
Cotton Belt Trail and Local Connections [pdf]
Cotton Belt Future Connections [pdf]
River Legacy Trail (Arlington)
October 2019
River Legacy Trail/5-County Regional View Map [pdf]
River Legacy Trail and Local Connections [jpg]
Cottonwood Creek Trail (Allen)
September 2019
Cottonwood Creek/5-County Regional View Map [pdf]
Cottonwood Creek Trail Map [png]
Santa Fe Trail  (Dallas)
August 2019
Santa Fe Trail/5-County Regional View Map [pdf]
Friends of the Santa Fe Trail/Map [pdf]
Circuit Trail Map - Santa Fe Trail [jpg]

Stay tuned for more highlighted trail videos in upcoming months!

To view local trail videos or for more information on trails in each community, follow the links to local websites below.

Local Trail Videos

Several cities in the region have videos showcasing their local trails.

Grand Prairie
North Richland Hills
Tarrant Regional Water District