River Legacy
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
(at Cooper Street)
Arlington, TX 76006 US
817.860.6752

River Legacy

Park Rules

Park Rules – Please observe for the enjoyment of all visitors…

  1. Motorized vehicles are NOT allowed on trails and unpaved park areas.
  2. Parking allowed in designated areas only. No parking on grass. Secure valuables left in vehicles.
  3. Inline skates, roller skates and bicycles ARE PERMITTED on CONCRETE TRAILS ONLY, or on a DESIGNATED MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL.
  4. Speed limit on trails is 20 mph.
  5. Dogs are welcome on a leash.
  6. Firearms, golf , metal detecting, and horseback riding are prohibited.
  7. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited by ordinance.
  8. Glass containers – please keep off the playground area, game courts and playing fields.
  9. Litter – please deposit in trash receptacles.
  10. Pets – please clean up after them
  11. Fires – none allowed outside of the grills in pavilion areas.
  12. Removal of trees or other natural resources is prohibited.

Animal Ordinances

The Parks and Recreation Chapter of the Code of the City of Arlington includes the following animal ordinances for city parks:

  1. Animal owners or persons in the possession of animals must have materials or implements in their possession that, either alone or in combination with each other, can be used immediately in a sanitary and lawful manner to remove and dispose of animal defecation that may be deposited on park property.
  2. Animal owners or persons in the possession of animals must have their pets leashed at all times on park property.

Bicycle Ordinances

No person shall ride a bicycle off paved trails in River Legacy Parks except when riding on a specifically marked unpaved trail designated by official signs for bicycles. Violation of this ordinance could result in a misdemeanor and a fine not to exceed $500. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense.

 

Protection of Wild Animals Ordinance

No person shall in any City park capture, attempt to capture, hunt, molest, injure, trap or administer or set out any trap or harmful substance for any wild or domestic animal, reptile, bird or fish, nor remove or have in his possession the young, eggs, or nest of any animal, reptile, or bird, unless such person first obtains a permit from the Department or engages in such activities in a designated park or a designated area within a park where such activities have been authorized by the Department. Violations of this ordinance could result in a fine.

 

For more information on any of these ordinances or on obtaining permits, call the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department at 817.459.5474 or visit www.naturallyfun.org

Coming soon to River Legacy

April 25: Preschoolers & Parents can enjoy learning about Turtles together!


April 26: Float your boat at the 25th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta!


April 26: Closed - Come see us at Regatta!


May 3: Get an up close look at a native animal.