Please practice 6 feet social distance.
Social Distance Activity: Why not enjoy a soothing hike or bike
ride through nature and soak up some fresh air outside? Visit one of
Garland’s trails today –
just remember to keep your distance and avoid
parks that are crowded
. For a complete list of Garland trails, visit GarlandParks.com
The Spring Creek Forest Preserve Trail features an interpretive walking tour: https://springcreekforest.org/,
and the Rowlett Creek Preserve Trail offers 14 miles of looped trail,
perfect for mountain bikers, cross country runners, hikers, birders, and
– well – everyone. Get the map at
Rowlett Creek Preserve.
Spring Creek Park is a large nature area running alongside Spring Creek in the northern sector of Garland, just south of N. President George Bush Highway from Shiloh Road to beyond Garland Avenue. It is split into three sections; all three sections are popular with families, hikers and naturalists.
- Spring Creek Greenbelt - Located at 6006 N. Shiloh Road, this area features a playground, covered picnic shelters with tables and grills, a backstop and pond with fishing pier. There is a 0.33 mile concrete walking trail.
- Spring Creek Park Preserve - Located at 1787 Holford Road, the park preserve features uncovered picnic tables and a 0.8 mile natural walking trail.
- Spring Creek Forest Preserve - Located at 1770 Holford Road, this forest preserve features a 0.33 mile concrete trail and a 0.5 mile natural walking trail. It is home to up to 300-year-old trees and more than 650 species of plants and animals.
- Spring Creek Greenbelt - Winters Park - Located at 1419 Spring Creek Drive, two new trailheads at Winters
1419 Spring Creek Drive, the other at Halff Park, 4695 Ranger Drive. From ample parking facilities at both locations, the paths
quickly descend into the wooded greenbelt along the creek.