Five Mile Creek Urban Greenbelt
Dallas | Texas

What We’re Doing

Partnering with the Dallas community to create 23 miles of new trails, protect 124 acres of public land, create 3 new parks, and complete a comprehensive revitalization of surrounding natural areas.   

Our Goal

Ensure every person in Dallas has a quality park or green space within a 10-minute walk of home. 

Five Mile Creek Urban Greenbelt by the Numbers

This new urban greenbelt will connect thousands to the outdoors.

Protected
124
acres of land protected for public use
23
miles of trails created
186K
people connected to the outdoors
3
new parks created
A Big, Bold Vision for Dallas Parks
Explore Our Work Along Five Mile Creek
About This Project
  • South Oak Cliff Community Rallies For Their Parks

    We worked with the South Oak Cliff Alumni Association to develop the Five Mile Creek Greenbelt Master Plan—an ambitious vision to build 23 miles of trail along the creek, and add three new parks to southern Dallas. In recent years, we’ve helped organize neighborhood parties, meetings, and guided walks, and worked with South Oak Cliff students to make sure the parks and trails that get built will be welcoming to all, used and loved by everyone in the neighborhood.

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  • Five Mile Creek Urban Greenbelt Overview

    The Trust for Public Land, TBG Partners, and City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department have worked with Southern Dallas residents to create a community-oriented vision plan for a network of parks and trails called the Five Mile Creek Urban Greenbelt. This greenbelt will protect some of the last untouched heritage landscapes in Dallas, provide public access to new trails and green space, improve the environmental health of the Trinity River, create connections between Southern Dallas neighborhoods, and provide outdoor education opportunities. By planning and designing for both neighborhood and community parks and conserving valuable environmental assets, the Five Mile Creek Urban Greenbelt addresses key outdoor and recreation needs of Southern Dallas.

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Get in Touch With Our Texas Team
Dallas Office

3000 Pegasus Park Drive
Suite 752
Dallas, TX, 75247
214-377-8750
texas@tpl.org

Associate Vice President, Texas State Director

214-377-8750
robert.kent@tpl.org