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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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Nature At It's Best

River Legacy is a park, a mini zoo, and a nature hike, all in one. When the weather is cool, that... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
PeteA411
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Arlington, Texas
Natural Oasis in the city

Love River Legacy Park. It is great for biking, walking, jogging, etc. They have covered picnic... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
jaimevalosek
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Arlington, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“science center” (18 reviews)
“off road” (6 reviews)
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703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard Cooper Street, Arlington, TX 76006
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"science center"
in 18 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 6 reviews
"off road"
in 6 reviews
"walking trails"
in 8 reviews
"kite flying"
in 4 reviews
"open fields"
in 4 reviews
"picnic pavilions"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful trails"
in 3 reviews
"bike"
in 40 reviews
"wildlife"
in 27 reviews
"nature"
in 36 reviews
"snakes"
in 20 reviews
"paved"
in 25 reviews
"bobcat"
in 33 reviews
"playground"
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"woods"
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"jog"
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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

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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.

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Reviewed 14 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

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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My favorite weekend afternoon place to ride a bike, hike, walk or run with your dog along the shady concrete trail along the Trinity River. Wildlife abounds and if your lucky you will see Bobcats, Coyotes and Arlingtonian's in their natural setting. Large picnic pavilions...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

I was visiting Arlington and River Legacy was a recommended destination. The trails are great and shared well between the walkers, bicyclers and runners. A very pleasant experience. Some historical information along the route as well as nature information.

1  Thank Ringo515
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Recently took up road biking to hang with some friends from church and to get into shape. The park is beautiful and spans several miles and makes it easy to get in a good ride. The path has a tire station to re-fill your tires...More

Thank Astros80
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The park is extensive. About 7 miles of trails. If your first time, download the map from the website on your phone before you go. It has locations of parking, restrooms and most importantly water fountains. It does not show the portable toilets hat gave...More

Thank MDHNorthTustin_CA
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Amber D
2 December 2017|
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Response from Astros80 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you can call the park offices
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AmieMaciszewski
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.
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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.
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