Located in the heart of the Trinity River Valley surrounded by prairies, and featuring hundreds of local parks and green spaces, Dallas offers residents and visitors a number of fun outdoor activities. No matter what you're in the mood for - taking your kids to a great local park with a playground, a romantic picnic for two among spring blooms, or an off-the-beaten path mountain bike ride, Big D features a wide variety of outdoor spots perfect for the mild seasons.
If you're traveling with kids and you want to spend the day outdoors, take them to the Dallas Zoo, where you'll be transported to the wilds of Africa and get to feed giraffes. Children will also enjoy numerous seasonal events at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, like the pumpkin patch in the fall and Spring Blooms during the spring season.
If you're an adventure lover or outdoor enthusiast, head on down to the Trinity River Audubon Center. This hidden gem is the largest urban forest in the U.S. and visitors can float down the river or explore miles of trails that feature regional flora and fauna. Another great spot to get in touch with nature is White Rock Lake Park, a favorite local spot for joggers and bikers. It even has a dog park!
Get out of your hotel room and experience the beautiful Dallas weather!
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