In Fort Worth, it all starts with the Trinity River

November 30th, 2018|General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Since 1849, when Major Ripley Arnold chose the confluence of the Clear Fork and West Fork to build a fort, the Trinity River’s jagged, sprawling, lightning bolt-looking channel has connected the city and its residents to the region, the state and ultimately to the Gulf Coast 400 miles away.

Locally, it’s been a rocky relationship. Snaking […]

Take a Hike … at Eagle Mountain Park

November 15th, 2018|Eagle Mountain, General, Hiking|

Unwind from the upcoming holiday stress on November 17 at Eagle Mountain Park. There’s a National Holiday telling you to do so.

Spend time outdoors with or without your family while taking in nature on National Take a Hike Day. Overlooking Eagle Mountain Lake, the park provides a variety of fall colors, trails made by local […]

Seasonal Trout Stocking events kick off December 2018

November 1st, 2018|Fishing, General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

S’more weather is just around the corner and you know what that means, the yearly trout stockings are coming to town!

Once again, TRWD has partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) for these highly anticipated outdoor events. The organizations are releasing trout on four separate dates where you have an opportunity to test out your […]

Photos: Rain waters move through Airfield Falls

October 24th, 2018|Cycling, General, Hiking, Swimming, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Photos were taken by the following Trinity Trail users. Top left to right: Jessica Oxley, Stephen M. Tuckier, Joseph Dalcour; Center: Tony Shiflet; Bottom left to right: Karen Pitao Pistey, Joseph Dalcour, Ellen Cleveland Williams

Airfield Falls Trailhead & […]

Get your Indiana Jones on with TRWD’s Geocaching Adventure

October 9th, 2018|General, Geocaching, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Fall is here, and Texas is cooling off, which can only mean one thing; it’s geocache season in Fort Worth. In honor of Earthcache Day 2018, we are giving you the catalyst to start your very first, or maybe next, geocache adventure.

If you don’t know what geocaching is keep reading and we’ll try to answer […]

Trinity Trash Bash marks its 27th year keeping the river clean

August 13th, 2018|General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

On June 6, 1849, a group of Dragoons came to the bluff of the Clear Fork and West Fork of the Trinity River to site a fort. This fort was named Fort Worth. Since then, Fort Worth has become the seventh largest city in the state of Texas, owing its growth and […]

Mother Nature giveth and taketh away

July 11th, 2018|General, Recreation|

Originally posted August 5, 2015 

During a typical hot summer day, TRWD water supply reservoirs can lose as much as 750 million gallons of water to evaporation alone.

To put that staggering number into perspective, you could fill more than 67,000 swimming pools or 12.3 million bathtubs with the water that disappears into thin air from our […]

World Turtle Day Celebrated on the Trinity River

June 18th, 2018|General, Recreation|

Every spring on May 23 people across the country celebrate World Turtle Day. This is a day that was created to bring attention, awareness, knowledge and respect for turtles and tortoises around the globe, as well as to encourage human action to help these reptiles survive and thrive.

With the Trinity River running through Fort Worth […]

Tomorrow is Free Fishing Day in Texas

June 17th, 2018|Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Uncategorized|

Need a place to go fishing this summer? The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) has you covered! TPWD and Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) are collaborating on a fish study that was performed by TPWD on the Trinity River Monday, May 14.

TRWD provided river access for TPWD to do some electrofishing to help determine […]

4th Annual Spring Trash Bash just days away

May 14th, 2018|General, News, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Join us for the 4th Annual Spring TRWD Trash Bash on Saturday, May 19th 2018 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM . Pick a location and bring a group, a friend or just yourself to help clean up trash along the Trinity. When the trash is all bashed, volunteers are treated to an after party with free food, door […]
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