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      Trail Steward
      Paul Dryer

      Email us: windmillhill@dorba.org


      Nearest City
      DeSoto

      Directions
      Windmill Hill Preserve is located in south Dallas, within the city of DeSoto. From Highway 67, take the Duncanville Rd./Main Street exit and head south approximately one mile. The parking lot and trailhead are at the southeast corner of the intersection of Duncanville and Wintergreen Roads.

      Type
      Single Track - Multiple Loops

      Distance
      5 miles

      Land Manager
      Dallas County Open Space

      Hours
      6AM - 10PM

      Description
      Gently rolling, 75 acre preserve. This wooded preserve is the home of the Stevie Ray Vaughn Memorial Bridge at Stewart Branch of Ten Mile Creek; corner of Wintergreen and Main. Some very steep hills both up and down, not always giving a lot of traction. A real challenge at times. Not very long, but an interesting little trail. The trails were originally cut as a time trial loop. Very pretty wooded areas that give you some shade from the sun. There is no marked route, but from the parking lot head south and make a counter-clockwise loop of the park to take in the best trails. There are granite trail markers and kiosks at the trailhead, with maps. It's not a bad idea to ride this with someone who knows the trails first, although being a small park, you won't get lost, it just helps to have some local knowledge first time out there. The trail steward lives at the east trailhead. Feel free to park on the dead end street at Thistlewood and Primrose. He'll watch your car (don't park on the grass....cars will be towed)

      Facilities
      • Rock parking lot
      • Gas/stores - @ Hwy 67
      • Dallas County Open Space web pages
      • City of DeSoto web site
      Windmill Hill Preserve Trailhead google parking directions
      Links
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 12

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 6, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      12
      Trails Trail Running
      12
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4,764 ft
      Total Descent
      211 ft
      Total Vertical
      72 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      707 ft
      Reports
      684
      Ridden Counter
      611

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 3 rides

      Videos of Windmill Hill Preserve Mountain Bike

      WINDMILL HILL PRESERVE : Exploring Texas Trails

      12:46 | 118 | Feb 9, 2022

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Alamo Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Bluebonnet Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Cast Iron Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Cattle Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Cotton Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Eagle Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Lonestar Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Mockingbird Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Pecan Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward
      Rodeo Trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Variable dryer Trail Steward

      Activity Feed

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      user #2478864dryeraddreportAlamo Trail and 11 more
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 6:16am
      Jun 6, 2022
      user #2478864dryeraddreportAlamo Trail and 11 more
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 5:38am
      Jun 4, 2022
      user #2478864dryeraddreportAlamo Trail and 11 more
      May 29, 2022 @ 5:42am
      May 29, 2022
      user #2478864dryeraddreportAlamo Trail and 11 more
      May 2, 2022 @ 6:35am
      May 2, 2022
      user #2478864dryeraddreportAlamo Trail and 11 more
      Apr 27, 2022 @ 6:04am
      Apr 27, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Big Cedar Wilderness Trails 2 5 13.9 km
      Boulder Park 64.1 km
      Cedar Hill State Park 35.4 km
      Oak Cliff Nature Preserve 1 6 17 km
      Red Kane Park 314 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike123 miles210 ft4,764 ft72 ft
      #8,994#3,774684177
      Hike123 miles210 ft4,764 ft72 ft
      #8,000#3,6236844
      Trail Running123 miles210 ft4,764 ft72 ft
      #7,980#3,607684
      • By mbhargis DORBA & contributors
      • Admins: Trail Steward
      • #34284 - 10,368 views
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