Trout Stocking Dates Scheduled for 2016-2017

December 5th, 2016|Fishing, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|


Calling all urban anglers! Together with Texas Parks and Wildlife we have set the 2016-2017 dates for Trinity River trout stockings. Four stockings will take place in Trinity Park and River park December through March. The final stocking will be part of the 2nd annual TRWD […]

UPDATE: Expanding and Improving the Trinity Trails

October 5th, 2016|Cycling, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging|


As Fort Worth continues to grow, TRWD knows it’s important to expand the Trinity Trails system to meet the population’s needs. Valuable community partners help allow for our trail growth and improvements. Here’s an update on the projects TRWD and the City of Fort Worth are tackling right […]

Hunting at the Wetlands

September 30th, 2016|Hunting, Richland-Chambers|


The George W. Shannon wetlands serves several vital functions for water supply, but they also have an added bonus of providing an exceptional habitat for wildlife. TRWD’s George W. Shannon Wetlands are home to Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Hunters travel to […]

Cedar Creek Fun Facts

September 30th, 2016|Cedar Creek Lake|


Year(s) Constructed: 1961-1965

Count(ies): Henderson and Kaufman

Conservation Pool: 322.00

100 Year Flood Elevation: 323.50

Length (miles): 18

Width (miles): 8.5

Shoreline (miles): 220.26

Maximum Depth (ft): 70.6

Maximum Flood Elevation:

2001- 323.47
1973- 323.10
2007- 323.07

Minimum Drought Elevation:

2006- 314.67
1981- 315.78
1996- 315.81

Lake Bridgeport: Your New Favorite Scenic Escape

September 30th, 2016|Lake Bridgeport|

Beautiful Lake Bridgeport is located in is located in Wise and Jack Counties, upstream from Eagle Mountain Lake on the West Fork of the Trinity River. It has a unique rocky coastline, beautiful blue water and is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle. There are several boat ramps located around […]

The George W. Shannon Wetlands are a Birders Paradise!

September 30th, 2016|Birdwatching, Richland-Chambers|


Did you know that TRWD’s George W. Shannon Wetlands are home to Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Richland Creek WMA is home to some of the best bird watching in Texas. Birders flock (pardon the pun, we had to) from far and […]

Friendly Competition on the Trinity

August 9th, 2016|Fishing, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Trinity Bass Battle

This summer, a group of local fishermen joined together to create a friendly fishing tournament on the Trinity River in Fort Worth. The Trinity Bass Battle started as a small meetup of about 10 anglers and quickly grew to be one of the largest gatherings […]

Join us at Fort Worth’s Fourth

June 28th, 2016|Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Fort Worth's Fourth

Make plans now to celebrate our nation’s independence on and along the Trinity River at Fort Worth’s Fourth! The family-friendly festival will take place July 4 at Panther Island Pavilion. As always, general admission is free along with tubing and the entire TRWD Kid […]

Beach Area, BBQs and Boat Ramps

June 1st, 2016|Eagle Mountain, Swimming|

Twin Points Grand Opening

We had so much fun celebrating the grand opening on Twin Points Park at Eagle Mountain Lake Memorial Day Weekend. Thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the new beach, pavilions, BBQs, dock and more! Post your photos from this weekend in the […]

Park Center Named After Hal S. Sparks III

May 24th, 2016|Eagle Mountain, Recreation|


On Saturday, May 14, 2016, TRWD recognized Hal S. Sparks III for his 25 years of service to TRWD and contributions at Eagle Mountain Lake. The new park center at Twin Points was named in honor of the former TRWD board member. Twin Points Park opens Memorial […]