Every year, the United States celebrates the unofficial "National Trail Day" on the first Saturday of June. You know what that means: time to get up and get active before the beautiful outdoors of Texas becomes unbearably hot. Even if you live in one of the states more metropolitan areas, there are still plenty of places where you can take a break from city life and enjoy Mother Nature for a day. Believe it or not, Texas is home to more than a few gorgeous outdoor displays, from clear creeks to indigenous wildflowers. Get out there and see what your state has to offer before temperatures reach blistering levels.
Ready to take a hike? Here are some of the best trails in the DFW areas.
Spring Creek Forest - Garland
Arbor Hills Nature Center - Plano
Cedar Ridge Nature Center - South Dallas
Dogwood Canyon - Cedar Hill
The Buckeye Trail - Southeast Dallas
Spring Creek Nature Area - Richardson
Oak Cliff Nature Preserve - Oak Cliff
Trinity River Trail - Dallas
Erwin Pike Trail - McKinney
Bob Woodruff Park Trail - Plano
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Denton
Where do you guys like to bike, hike, walk, or run? Share recommendations in the comments below!