White Rock Lake Park


8300 E Lawther Dr
Dallas, TX 75218

Phone: 214-670-8283
Phone: 214-670-8740

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Daily Open 24 Hours

Type:
Free Attractions, Outdoor Activities, Parks


10BEST Says

Best Attractions & Activities, Outdoor Activities: Set on the shores of a reservoir constructed in 1911, this city park's grounds in Dallas, Texas offer some of the best outdoor recreation around. White Rock Lake encompasses over 1,000 acres of wooded parkland and features 9 miles of jogging and biking trails perfect for spending the day outdoors. Bird sanctuaries are located on the premises, along with wetland sites endorsed by the Audubon Society. In addition, the park provides scenic views of the Downtown Dallas skyline and some fantastic fishing spots. Pack up a delicious picnic and plan on spending the day at this beautiful, quiet spot that is a favorite of Dallas locals.

Romantic Things to Do: Set on the shores of a reservoir constructed in 1911, this city park's grounds in Dallas, Texas offer some of the best recreation around. White Rock Lake encompasses over 1,000 acres of wooded parkland and features 9 miles of jogging and biking trails, perfect for a day outdoors with your sweetheart. Bird sanctuaries are located on the premises, along with wetland sites endorsed by the Audubon Society. In addition, the park provides scenic views and some fantastic fishing spots. Pack a picnic for two, as this park offers both seclusion and beautiful vistas of Dallas during the sunset. Head on over to the nearby Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Center for a restaurant meal.

Free Things to Do: Priceless memories don't cost a dime at breathtaking White Rock Lake Park, one of Dallas's most beloved free attractions. Visitors can spend the afternoon biking, walking or running the scenic nine-mile trail, rowing across the shimmering reservoir or hooking a giant catfish from the tranquil fishing dock. Then, as more than 200 species of birds trill and tweet overhead, guests delight in a postcard-perfect picnic amongst delicate wildflowers while waiting for the most spectacular sunset views in the city. There's even a dog park perfect for your furry best friend. The dog park is divided into small dog and large dog sections, so it's perfect for all breeds.

Parks: Set on the shores of a reservoir constructed in 1911, this city park's grounds in Dallas, Texas offer some of the best recreation around. White Rock Lake encompasses over 1,000 acres of wooded parkland and features 9 miles of jogging and biking trails. Bird sanctuaries are located on the premises, along with wetland sites endorsed by the Audubon Society. In addition, the park provides scenic views and some fantastic fishing spots.


Insider Tips

Local Expert Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "Bring a picnic lunch for one of many scenic settings along the walking trail."

Outdoor Activities, Romantic Things to Do, Parks: "This park also features a great dog park, so feel free to bring your four-legged friend."

Free Things to Do: "Park in the lot off of Mockingbird - there's always a free spot."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: White Rock Lake Park is where city slickers can escape to nature just minutes from downtown.

Best for Outdoor Activities Because: White Rock Lake Park boasts awesome Downtown skyline views and nature at the same time.

Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: White Rock Lake is Dallas' version of Central Park.

Best for Free Things to Do Because: White Rock Lake Park is the most popular free park in Dallas and the perfect way to spend the day in nature...for free!

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Best Attractions & Activities, Outdoor Activities: Set on the shores of a reservoir constructed in 1911, this city park's grounds in Dallas, Texas offer some of the best outdoor recreation around. White Rock Lake encompasses over 1,000 acres of wooded parkland and features 9 miles of jogging and biking trails perfect for spending the day outdoors. Bird sanctuaries are located on the premises, along with wetland sites endorsed by the Audubon Society. In addition, the park provides scenic views of the Downtown Dallas skyline and some fantastic fishing spots. Pack up a delicious picnic and plan on spending the day at this beautiful, quiet spot that is a favorite of Dallas locals.

Romantic Things to Do: Set on the shores of a reservoir constructed in 1911, this city park's grounds in Dallas, Texas offer some of the best recreation around. White Rock Lake encompasses over 1,000 acres of wooded parkland and features 9 miles of jogging and biking trails, perfect for a day outdoors with your sweetheart. Bird sanctuaries are located on the premises, along with wetland sites endorsed by the Audubon Society. In addition, the park provides scenic views and some fantastic fishing spots. Pack a picnic for two, as this park offers both seclusion and beautiful vistas of Dallas during the sunset. Head on over to the nearby Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Center for a restaurant meal.

Free Things to Do: Priceless memories don't cost a dime at breathtaking White Rock Lake Park, one of Dallas's most beloved free attractions. Visitors can spend the afternoon biking, walking or running the scenic nine-mile trail, rowing across the shimmering reservoir or hooking a giant catfish from the tranquil fishing dock. Then, as more than 200 species of birds trill and tweet overhead, guests delight in a postcard-perfect picnic amongst delicate wildflowers while waiting for the most spectacular sunset views in the city. There's even a dog park perfect for your furry best friend. The dog park is divided into small dog and large dog sections, so it's perfect for all breeds.

Parks: Set on the shores of a reservoir constructed in 1911, this city park's grounds in Dallas, Texas offer some of the best recreation around. White Rock Lake encompasses over 1,000 acres of wooded parkland and features 9 miles of jogging and biking trails. Bird sanctuaries are located on the premises, along with wetland sites endorsed by the Audubon Society. In addition, the park provides scenic views and some fantastic fishing spots.

10Best List photo Insider Tips

Local Expert Anjali Mansukhani Says:

Best Attractions & Activities: "Bring a picnic lunch for one of many scenic settings along the walking trail."

Outdoor Activities, Romantic Things to Do, Parks: "This park also features a great dog park, so feel free to bring your four-legged friend."

Free Things to Do: "Park in the lot off of Mockingbird - there's always a free spot."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: White Rock Lake Park is where city slickers can escape to nature just minutes from downtown.

Best for Outdoor Activities Because: White Rock Lake Park boasts awesome Downtown skyline views and nature at the same time.

Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: White Rock Lake is Dallas' version of Central Park.

Best for Free Things to Do Because: White Rock Lake Park is the most popular free park in Dallas and the perfect way to spend the day in nature...for free!

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