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River Legacy Park

703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard Cooper Street, Arlington, TX 76006
+1 817-860-6752
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Great hidden gem

This park has everything you want. From paved trails for biking, blading or jogging to mountain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David N
Dallas, Texas
big open spaces!!!!!!!!

Enjoyed walking along the river. Saw several Gar swimming in calmer water close to the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Lou S
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Located on 1,300 acres next to the Trinity River in the heart of north Arlington. Hiking and biking trails, playground and picnic areas, as well as diverse flora and fauna.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“science center” (17 reviews)
“off road” (6 reviews)
703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard Cooper Street, Arlington, TX 76006
+1 817-860-6752
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has everything you want. From paved trails for biking, blading or jogging to mountain biking trails thru the woods. Lots of wide open fields for soccer, kite flying, football, etc. The park seems to go on and on! You can enter it from...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Enjoyed walking along the river. Saw several Gar swimming in calmer water close to the surface----pretty good sized fish by any standard. The little ones loved the exhibit building and watching the turtles in the adjacent pond/fountain. Was fortunate to see a bobcat at short...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We went there for a walk. We were amazed that the path was paved and the park was well maintained. You are able to bring you dog and there are playgrounds. There were also areas to bbq. Great place to get away from the hustle...More

1  Thank penahill
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The boys could spend hours here. They love the nature, country feel in the city. When they come it is a fight to get them to leave.

1  Thank Paulita R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

River Legacy is a park, a mini zoo, and a nature hike, all in one. When the weather is cool, that is the best time to go. Check out the animals in the main building. Kids will love it. There is also a park to...More

Thank PeteA411
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love River Legacy Park. It is great for biking, walking, jogging, etc. They have covered picnic areas and playgrounds. Lots of expansive lawn areas for picnics, Frisbee or kicking around a ball.

Thank jaimevalosek
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This attraction is a very interactive adventure. I took two tweens when I visited. There were enough displays and live animals there to occupy a couple of hours of entertainment. It is a very nice location next to a pond with water features. After the...More

Thank hetrex
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the loveliest and coolest places in our area, especially in the summer. Lots of shade trees , smooth places to walk, and exciting places to explore either on foot or bicycle. Many trails and the animals are quite easy to see. if you...More

Thank V5005WObarbarac
Reviewed 30 August 2017

River Legacy Park is a great place to visit.They have excellent hiking trails some that go by and over the river.Great for riding bikes.Paved riding trails.Lots of parking places.Ther are places to bbq.Play grounds for kids.Dogs are welcomed as long as they are on a...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A friend recently told me about this park and recommended that i check it out. Well I did and really liked it. It's great for walking, running or riding your bike. Everyone there seemed nice and very respectful of all the other people whether they...More

1  Thank Jeff F
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Amber D
1 December 2017|
Response from Astros80 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you can call the park offices
10 November 2017|
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Response from Jeff F | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it's a great place to take your dog. Much better than some of the other dog parks in the DFW area.
Tracy S
10 October 2017|
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Response from Jeff F | Reviewed this property |
There is a place up on the west side of Collins Street that is designed for that purpose.