River Legacy
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
(at Cooper Street)
Arlington, TX 76006 US

River Legacy

River Legacy Parks

PLEASE NOTE: River Legacy Parks Collins Street Entrance is now open.

River Legacy Parks is a 1,300-acre urban oasis that follows the curves of the Trinity River in north Arlington. It is considered the crown jewel of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department's park system. River Legacy Parks is operated and maintained by the Parks Department, and the Foundation provides support for additional amenities, preservation efforts and care as needed.

The Parks’ ecological diversity of bottomland forest, wetlands and prairie provides abundant habitat for countless birds, fish, mammals, and native plants.

Amenities include:

» Eight miles of paved hike and bike trails winding through thick forest and expansive greenbelts
» Mountain bike trail maintained by DORBA
» Picnic areas
» Pavilions
» River overlooks
» Restrooms
» Playground
» Canoe launch


For park or pavilion reservations, contact the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department at 817.459.5473.


Get more information on:

Download a Birds of River Legacy Parks brochure.

Coming soon to River Legacy

Oct. 28:  Enjoy a night out while your kids have some Halloween fun at the Science Center!

Oct. 29: Join us for a series of Yoga classes at the Science Center!

Nov. 3: Preschoolers & parents can enjoy learning about skunks together!

Nov. 5: Get an up close look at a native animal.