Setting the benchmark for urban fishing

February 15th, 2018|Fishing, General, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

February 7th marked a very chilly Wednesday morning in Trinity Park. And for more than 50 students from M.H. Moore Elementary and J.P. Elder Middle School it was a memorable morning for an entirely different reason than the weather.

On this day, the students eagerly converged on Trinity Park to witness a tradition spanning back more […]

The Wetlands – Wildlife and Reuse

January 17th, 2018|General, News, Recreation, Richland-Chambers, Uncategorized, Wetlands|

On a typical morning as you’re brushing your teeth, you may notice how much water is used to perform this one mundane, yet necessary, task. Now think about the more than 2 million people in TRWD’s service area using this same water for brushing their teeth, washing their clothes and dishes, and countless other water-dependent […]

Trinity Turtle Talk

December 12th, 2017|General, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

For Paschal High School teacher Andrew Brinker, turtles are not just a life-long fascination but somewhat of an under-explored topic in our local environment.

Brinker has drawn from his academic and professional experience to launch the Trinity River Turtle Study; a three-year project backed by Texas Christian University’s College of Education and executed by his very […]

Trout Stocking Dates Released

November 27th, 2017|Fishing, General, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

The fishing fun continues. TRWD and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department have released their trout stocking dates. We hope to see you on the river. Get more information about TRWD Flyfest here.

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Take a Hike … at Eagle Mountain Park

November 15th, 2017|General, News, Recreation|

Summertime may be over in North Texas, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and play. In fact, the fall season offers some of the coolest conditions to get out on your local trails and venture into the unknown. National Take a Hike Day is upon us, and if you’re looking to get the […]

Trinity Trail Eats Photo Contest

November 2nd, 2017|General, News, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Do you like free food? Snap a photo of your next meal along or nearby the Trinity Trails and you could win $200 worth of gift cards from Fort Worth restaurants like Woodshed Smokehouse, Press Cafe, HG Supply Co, Susie Cakes and more. There are dozens of places to eat at […]

TRWD receives 2017 John Ivey Higher Standards Award

October 5th, 2017|General, News, Recreation|

In September, TRWD board member Leah King accepted the 2017 John Ivey Higher Standards Award on behalf of TRWD. The award honored the district’s efforts to address flood damage reduction with the Trinity River Common Vision and Corridor Development Certificate program.

The program won the award for its successful long-term cooperative efforts to address flood damage reduction by establishing […]

Trail Permit Changes Begin Oct. 1

September 28th, 2017|General, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Effective October 1, 2017, any event that has been issued a permit by TRWD to utilize the Trinity Trails and does not start/stop within parks owned by the City of Fort Worth will be required to pay a Trail Impact fee.

A special operating permit is required for any commercial activity or event on TRWD […]

911 Signs Enhance Trail-User Safety

September 21st, 2017|Cycling, Horseback Riding, Marine Creek, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging|

Imagine trying to navigate to your house without any street names or addresses. What if there was an emergency? How would you direct someone to you?

With the increased popularity of the Trinity Trails, similar situations were occurring, and in 2010, TRWD’s Risk Management and Maintenance departments came up with a solution; adding 911 signs to […]

Curious about geocaching? Learn more about TRWD’s adventure.

August 30th, 2017|News, Recreation|

As you trek along the Trinity Trails you might stumble across some Fort Worth favorites, such as the Airfield Falls Trailhead & Conservation Park, Clearfork Food Park, and Coyote Drive-In. While these are prime destinations for our trail users, some adventurers prefer to seek out different kinds of hidden gems, which are […]