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Trinity River Audubon Center

#70 of 236 things to do in Dallas Features Animals
6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX 75217-5648
214-398-(8722)
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If you want to take you and your kids too or walk in the park and to learn about the great habitats... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Dewayne M
via mobile
Great birthday treat🦉

Just found out about this place. Decided to visit while in Dallas. Building is very interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
kim h
via mobile
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At 6,000 acres, the Great Trinity Forest is the largest urban hardwood forest in the United States. The Great Trinity Forest supports a diverse community of plant and animal species and contains a unique mixture of bottomland hardwoods, aquatic and wetland systems and grasslands. The Trinity River Audubon Center, opened October 2008, and serves as the gateway to explore these amazing resources. Visitors have the opportunity to explore hands-on exhibits; miles of nature viewing trails; the Children’s Discovery Garden; and sustainable building features including a vegetated roof, rainwater collection system, energy efficient systems, and recycled materials.
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6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX 75217-5648
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to take you and your kids too or walk in the park and to learn about the great habitats and the Beautiful olive oil it's a lot of things you know about the Earth and so on and so on but I...More

Thank Dewayne M
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Just found out about this place. Decided to visit while in Dallas. Building is very interesting. First thing after starting on the trails was a great white egret flying right by us!!

Thank kim h
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were blocked at the front door, me, my 8 and 11 year old and our cattle dog gypsy. Our not very friendly host -jerk- told us "no dogs allowed" he further let us know that dogs polute the trinity with their urine, ok would...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Learn about native grasses, plants and animals. Diamond in the ruff. Outdoor adventure with exploring the woods and creeks.

Thank Blon2be
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to explore habitat within the city of Dallas. Very informative and educational about Dallas and its history. Unbelievable to have this so close to the city.

Thank Evecat
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I went with my daughter and grandson and we enjoyed walking the trails and identifying the plants and birds. My grandson got a book on birds and we looked up the ones that we saw. It was a relaxing walk of about 2 1/2 miles...More

1  Thank CynthiaCharleen
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This place is 20 minutes south of downtown. While the main building itself is impressive architecturally speaking, the surrounding grounds are nothing to look at unless you have a special appreciation for natural-state grasslands and wetlands. The local bird and wildlife population is sparse to...More

Thank mark j
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This is in no way a fault of the center, but we went on a cloudy day and as soon as we stepped outside, it started pouring. I left the wife and daughter at the center to peruse the exhibits while I walked alongside the...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Our family used a meeting room for a reunion, and the venue was perfect for all ages. Although it feels very secluded and remote, it is quite close to Loop 12 and highway175. It's a perfect place for hiking and enjoying nature. The employees are...More

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

After a heavy rains and the river well out of its banks, the unique purpose if the center and site was showcased as to the impact of urbanization on downriver wilderness areas. What an experience! Excellent exhibits indoors and environmental learning opportunities outdoors. Looking forward...More

Thank 55LoneStar
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trevinoliz3
I'm interested in taking Sunday school childrens group of 10 or more are there any available discounts for group? Do I have to purchase tickets in advance?
21 October 2016|
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Response from CynthiaCharleen | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. It only took my family.
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