Trail Location

2875 Pierce St Dallas, TX 75233
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Oak Cliff Nature Preserve

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve



Land Manger:  Texas Land Conservancy (TLC). TLC is a non-profit land trust that brings you the Oak Cliff Nature Preserve, a 121-acre natural area in the heart of Oak Cliff. Their mission is to conserve natural areas in Texas and to protect the physical and ecological integrity of their wildlife habitat, native plant communities, and scenic landscapes for the benefit of present and future generations. For more information, visit


Trail Steward: Robert Lusk

Assistant Steward: Michael Howard, Michael Ashly, Pat Fitzpatrick, Zac Ramsey

Email us:  [email protected]  

Type: Single Track


Length:  8 miles


Description:  Oak Cliff Nature Preserve has 8 miles of trails which consists of 6 loops. The trail crosses 2 creeks that run through the property 14 times, including 5 wet water crossings.The trail consists of a variety of open fields, and wooded areas. In the spring the fields are wall to wall wildflowers.


Directions:  To get there from Interstate 35E, take Illinois west and just past S. Hampton make a left on Pierce. To get there from Loop 12, take Illinois east and just past Westmoreland, turn right on Pierce. 


Facilities:  None at trail. Gas, Fast Food Restaurants and such can be found on the intersection of Illinois and Westmoreland as well as intersection of Illinois & Hampton.


Workdays: DORBA relies on volunteer labor to help maintain a trail, like OCNP, as well as to blaze new trail or making any additions to existing trails throughout the Metroplex. The volunteer outings are known as work days. Work days typically occur on Saturday mornings where volunteers are asked to meet at the site around 8 am and choose a task. Work days typically end around 11 and the group shares in some food and beverage before and after riding the trail.