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Nice Urban Park

Just north of Dallas' central business district is an oasis called Turtle Creek Park that meanders... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Mark G
Catonsville, Maryland
Park in the Center

Big park in the center of one of Dallas' most charming neighborhoods. Lots of restaurants nearby... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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Just north of downtown, this area is popular with runners, many of whom begin from the nearby YMCA.
Dallas, TX 75219
Oak Lawn
+1 214-526-2800
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Just north of Dallas' central business district is an oasis called Turtle Creek Park that meanders thru the surrounding affluent neighborhood. The park is great for walks, fishing and is very family friendly and blends in with the taller buildings and we found it is...More

4  Thank Mark G
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Big park in the center of one of Dallas' most charming neighborhoods. Lots of restaurants nearby. Good to see some green space preserved.

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

The creek park runs alongside some of the Katy trail and there are access points onto it. The turtles are quite easy to see from a distance - but are easily frightened when you go near. Look forward to exploring further up the creek to...More

3  Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Turtle creek is an oasis for people who know where to go and what to look for. You can still see young boys fishing together, couples picnicking <sic> and runners traipsing through from early morning to twilight. There is plenty of parking, shade and quiet....More

5  Thank SouthernTrifecta
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Nice little parks and Greenway around turtle creek. Some spots are in better shape than others. The walking trails have stairs at points so people w wheelchairs or strollers may hit a dead end quickly like we did. Otherwise nice place to go for a...More

2  Thank PhatPatW
Reviewed October 16, 2016

A good place to roam around and people watch. Sundays there is a parade of not only people but also everyone brings their dogs. In the years of past teens would cruise "the strip" to be seen or see their friends and meet new people....More

1  Thank DonJancauskas
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I remember visiting as a child and it still is as beautiful to walk around Turtle Creek as ever! Lovely winding water and paths, you forget you are in the heart of the city. Watch out if it is raining, it can flood quite a...More

1  Thank Valerie F
Reviewed July 26, 2016

A nice spot to get some shade and relax when the temperatures are not blazing. Set among some of the priciest homes in Dallas this is a well maintained park.

1  Thank Bert T
Reviewed July 24, 2016

This is a park circling a small river thats go through highland park (RICH Neighborhood) Its a park with fountains, places for picnics, small bridges to cross the river. Ideal for a small picnic in-town, its just 5 minutes away from downtown. Its a really...More

5  Thank Charlie M
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Turtle Creek Park is very beautiful with easy access to Highland Park and Uptown. Lovely and mature trees and landscaping, an oasis in Dallas. You are also close to many restaurants in the area and close to downtown as well! One of the greener areas...More

2  Thank CD D
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September 26, 2015|
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Not being a cycler didn't notice and can't answer that question.