Trinity River and Trinity Trails

Fort Worth's favorite social network.

The Trinity Trails are more than just 72 miles of walking, running and biking trails. They’re miles full of quality time with your loved ones, miles full of crushing your goals and miles full of good old fashioned fresh air.  

Upcoming events

Events not produced by TRWD or the City of Fort Worth have been approved and issued a permit. These events are not affiliated with TRWD or the City of Fort Worth, nor do they express the views or mission of these organizations.


02feb7:00 am11:00 am2019 Panther City Half Marathon & 5K

09feb7:00 am11:00 amFort Worth Heroes Race

22feb(feb 22)7:00 am24(feb 24)5:00 pmThe Fort Worth Cowtown

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27feb01mar2019 Urban Riparian Symposium "Building Community Connections for Healthy Urban Streams"Grapevine

02mar8:00 am10:30 amRace 2 Remember Them

09marAll DayTRWD FlyfestFt. Worth

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Fort Worth Bike Sharing

Rolling on the River!

No bike? No problem! Thanks to Fort Worth Bike sharing you can rent a bike and enjoy cruising the trails with friends and family. With multiple locations on and near the Trinity Trails, it’s a great way to get around Cowtown.

Want to host an event?

The Trinity Trails are a great place to host charity walks, 5Ks, adventure runs, triathlons and more.

Have you been dreaming of that perfect location to host an event or fundraiser? Did you know TRWD issues special permits for events along the Trinity Trails, Marine Creek Lake or Twin Points Park. If your event will be hosting more than 100 participants please click the link below to submit an application.  With the growing popularity of outdoor events we want to keep everyone in the loop.  By putting permitted events on TRWD’s event calendar.

Apply To Host An Event On The Trinity Trails Inquire About Events At Panther Island Pavilion


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Popular Activities on the Trinity Trails and River

Using your imagination, the list of things to do could go on forever. You could take photos, hacky sack, or ride a unicycle -- so come make your own fun!


You’ll find activities all over the map
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Trinity Trails News

In Fort Worth, it all starts with the Trinity River

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 [...]

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TRWD Kayak Launch Guide

Launch your kayak at 7 convenient locations along the Trinity River


Fort Worth Rowing Club

The Fort Worth Rowing Club is a non-profit club that practices, competes, hosts events and teaches intro to rowing courses. They currently operate at Marine Creek Lake in Fort Worth.

Report a Problem

Use this form to report a maintenance issue or to leave a suggestion for what you'd like to see out on the Trinity Trails.


Rules for the Trails and River

  • Unauthorized Motor Vehicles Prohibited
  • Do Not Litter
  • All Dogs Must Be Leashed
  • Clean Up After Your Pet
  • Swim at Your Own Risk
  • No Littering
  • No Glass
  • No Styrofoam
  • Motorized Boats Prohibited*

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Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Pavilion

			Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Rentals

Paddling the Trinity River is a unique way to explore Fort Worth! Backwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Rentals has kayaks, tandem kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards available to rent at Panther Island Pavilion.

Trinity River and Trails

The list of things that makes Fort Worth unique is practically endless. But one of our favorite attributes is the fact that it is one of the only cities in the state that has a river that’s clean enough to jump in and enjoy running throughout!  Providing opportunities to unplug, get out and swim, tube, boat, fish and more, the Trinity River and Trails connects Fort Worth in a truly social social network. For over 70 continuous miles, the Trinity Trails meander along the Clear and West Forks of the Trinity River in Fort Worth. By uniting 31 neighborhoods and 21 parks, these trails provide endless opportunities to keep you healthy and happy.

Hours of Operation

The Trinity Trails are open to the public from 5:00 am – 10:00 pm seven days a week.

The Trinity River is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

When accessing the water after dark, all watercraft must follow rules regarding proper lighting as outlined in the TRWD General Ordinance & TX Safe Boating Act.

Trail Contacts

For Non-Emergency:

In Case of Emergency: