Trail Location

4300 County Road 1006 McKinney, TX 75069
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Erwin Park

Trail Steward
Bill Skalenda

Email us:  [email protected]
 

Nearest City
McKinney

Directions
Take US-75 to McKinney. Take exit 41 (Highway 380). Go west on 380 for about 2.5 miles. Turn right onto State Road 1461 (Lake Forest). Turn right onto CR-162 (this is a sign for Erwin Park). CR-162 is very short. Turn right onto CR164. Proceed .9 miles to CR-1006. Turn left onto CR-1006. Erwin Park entrance is down this road on your right. Enter the park. When the road splits, turn left. Pass the first parking area on your right. Park at the second parking area. The trailhead is down the road on your right. The kiosk marks the trailhead.

Type
Single Track - Loop

Distance
8.1 miles

Land Manager
City of McKinney PARD

Hours
  8AM - 10PM

Description
Erwin Park is a city of McKinney public park. The trail is just around 8.1 miles. The trail is a mix of tight and twisty in the woods to some fast open field sections. There is plenty of climbing to get your heart rate up. Since you're going up, there are some fast and fun downhills as well. There are some technical sections and most of the technical sections have alternate (easy) routes around them. The trail does have some dips. The last section of trail is called the expert section. There is an alternate route to your left crossing a bridge (left - easy; right - hard). This is the only alternate route with a bridge. Camping is allowed for a very nominal fee. Contact the city community center at 972-547-2690. They are located on the north bound service road of central, north of Eldorado Parkway.

Some simple Erwin Park rules:
• No Alcohol; Zero Tolerance on this rule
• Park and drive on paved surfaces only
• No firemarms (anything that releases a projectile)
• Stay on the trail
• Yield to pedestrians
• Authorized trail maintenance only (do not cut trees to decrease your lap time by 2 seconds)
• Park hours are 8 am until 10 pm daily (unless you are camping); gates are locked at 10PM

Facilities
• Bathrooms (closed during the winter months (Nov-Mar))
• Camping Available (972-542-0045)
• Paved Parking Lot
• Gazebos and Picnic areas
• Gas/Food within 2 miles