Rent bikes in town or bring your own. If you don’t have a bike or don’t love biking, you can just go for a walk or jog. The path is stroller and wheelchair friendly.
There is one steep hill to get to the trail, but other than that it is smooth sailing on a nice, paved path. Dallas can be very hot in the summer, so if you go between June and September, bring lots of water and sunscreen. There aren't any places to buy food or drinks, so if you think you'll need a snack bring that too.
Any time of day is fine, although mornings and late afternoons might be best as there is no shade. Always check the weather forecast.
The trail is open year round, but summer can get hot. We went in late morning in June and did fine, but it did get a little hot.
If you’re looking for things to do in Dallas with kids, take your family on a fun bike ride along Dallas’ scenic Trinity Skyline Trail. It’s an easy, family-friendly 4.6 mile (7.4 km) trail that loops through the beautiful floodplains of the Trinity River. It offers stunning views of Dallas’ skyline and the iconic Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. Your kids will love to just go as fast as they can on the wide open, smooth path. Once you are done with your bike ride, stop at the Ronald Kirk Bridge, a pedestrian bridge over the Trinity River that is a park in itself. There is a playground, a splash pad and plenty of places to picnic and relax.