Explore: The Lakes Trail Region
This traveling exhibit of over forty rarely seen photos is making it's way around Texas.
The Bankhead National Highway, from Washington, D.C. to San Diego, California, was the nation's first all-weather, coast-to-coast highway. The southern road skirted the western mountains and was largely free from ice and snow, so it could be...
March 9, 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Come with us on an adventure as we look along the shoreline of the lake for evidence of wildlife. We will see what hangs around the lake, usually when we aren’t looking.
March 12, 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Bring the kids and be amazed as you discover the secrets of the night sky! There will be several activities including making a sky wheel that will show you what to look for in the night sky and where to look for it.
March 12, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Have you ever wanted to look at the surface of the moon or see all the stars you miss because of the lights in town? Join with a Park Ranger and see what you've been missing!
About the Lakes Trail Region
The Texas Lakes Trail is a 31-county region in North Central Texas that features world renowned museums, historic downtowns, and western culture. Anchored by the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, the region has the best of both worlds; rural and urban. As you travel the roadways throughout the region, you will be following the paths others have traveled throughout history. Many of the roadways follow historic trails and early highways such as the Bankhead Highway, Chisholm Trail, Butterfield Trail, Shawnee Trail, and the Great Western Trail. There are museums, brochures, and markers to help tell the stories of the early travelers. The cattle trails have definitely left their mark on this region from the countryside to the city. Communities are proud of their western heritage and you can see it on display in the most urbane areas of the region. When you visit the Lakes Trail, you will have an authentic Texas experience accompanied by hospitality that can’t be beat.
The Lakes Trail Region works with a variety of organizations to promote heritage travel throughout the region.