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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Dallas, TX
Event Name: White Rock Lake
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 105667 2017/Y0141
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 20/10km/6km - 1A
Description: The 16km circles White Rock Lake with impressive views of downtown Dallas, the Dallas Arboretum, and the homes and gardens surrounding the lake. The 10km and 6km follow the east shore of the lake.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daily, Dawn to 3 hours before Dusk
Location: Baylor Scott & White Hospital
Start Point / Driving Directions: 9440 Poppy, 75218. I-30 exit 53A. N on Buckner, turn left on Poppy. I-635 exit 12, go S on Garland. Right on N Buckner/TX Lp 12 S. Left on Poppy. From US 75, east on NW Hwy, right on Buckner, right on Poppy Drive. Turn in 2nd driveway for hospital. Park in Lot A or free garage. Enter automatic door below "Hospital Entrance" sign, to Communication Office, Rm 112, across from women's restroom. Ask for Walk Box. Dart instructions on website. Open daily.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Or ride Dart: #60 bus runs between Downtown Dallas and LBJ/Skillman DART Rail Station, with stop at Doctors Hospital (corner of Buckner and Poppy). Special Programs for Texas Volkssporting Association, Historical Marker and Walk Texas apply. Order books from Ellen Ott, 11906 Pepperidge Cove, San Antoinio 78213 for $10 each.
The lake is a popular spot for walkers, runners, cyclists, and sailors (2 marinas). Restrooms and fountains are located along the trail, but please carry water.
Host Club: Dallas Trekkers, Inc.
Contact: Sharon Roy (972) 270-4274
Website: www.dallastrekkers.org
E-Mail Contact: oscarmayer123@tx.rr.com