Recreation on the Trinity River

We’re lucky here in Fort Worth. We have a fabulous downtown, world class museums, a rich western heritage, great hospitals…the list goes on. But in addition to all of that, we have over 88 miles of river running through the city that connects everything! Have you been on it yet? Are you what we call, “Experienced”? Well, you should be.So find the nearest trail connection, kayak launch, river festival or tubing event and make a splash!

Special Events PermitSpecial Events Permit

A special operating permit is required for any commercial activity or event on Water District property.
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Trinity Trash BashTrinity Trash Bash

With a 20+ year history of keeping the river clean, the Trinity River Trash Bash is a great way to give back to a river that has given us so much.
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Interactive Trail MapInteractive Trail Map

Historians say that without the Trinity River, Fort Worth would never have existed. We believe that without it today, the city would have no soul.
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Backwoods PaddlesportsBackwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Rentals

Paddling the Trinity River is a unique way to explore Fort Worth. Backwoods has kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards available to rent. All options can be a relaxing way to explore new waterways or an invigorating workout which makes it great for everyone!
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The Trinity River Adopt-A-River program is designed not only to help keep the river clean and healthy, but to educate the public on the dangers of nonpoint source pollution
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TRWD Geocaching Adventure

TRWD Recreation

Marine Creek 6 Mile Trail Now Open!