Trail improvements create detour on the north shore of Panther Island Pavilion.

February 20th, 2018|General, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

TRWD is making improvements to the grounds on the north shore of Panther Island Pavilion. As a part of these improvements, the existing narrow and broken 6 ft. concrete trail will be replaced with an 11 ft. concrete trail. Temporary fencing will be in place during construction and trail users are asked to use the […]

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, Water Quality, 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|

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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|Eagle Mountain, General, News, Recreation, Water Quality|

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 […]

26 Days Until the 26th Annual Trinity Trash Bash!

August 21st, 2017|Floodway, General, News, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Water Quality|

Trash Bash is coming up again! We’re looking to keep our records strong with this highly-anticipated cleanup. In an effort to keep evolving Trash Bash each year, we’ve added locations and designated official kayak launches for you to use.

All the details: 

Date: Saturday, September 16th

Times: Cleanup from 8am-11am; After-party from 11am-2pm

Places: Various cleanup locations (choose […]

Low Water Dams Inundated

August 14th, 2017|Floodway, General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Attention Trail Users! Recent rains have pushed water over the low water dams making them unsafe to cross. Please use extreme caution around the Trinity River. Turn around. Don’t drown.

Attention Trail Users – TRWD is dewatering over the next few months

August 9th, 2017|Floodway, General, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

If you are out and about on the Clear Fork, you may have noticed we are releasing water through the dam near Southwest Blvd. We are dewatering the area behind the dam so we can do some silt removal work at that location.

Please use caution if you use that section of the Trinity Trails over […]

Fired up for Fort Worth’s Fourth

June 26th, 2017|General, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

In its 10th year, Fort Worth’s Fourth celebrates our nation’s independence along the Trinity River. The family-friendly festival returns to Panther Island Pavilion on Tuesday, July 4. And as always, general admission, tubing and KidsZone activities are absolutely free!

Expect a fun-filled afternoon of family activities, tubing and flyboard shows (Complete Festival Map). […]

High-Flying Fun: Kite Festival 2017

June 15th, 2017|Eagle Mountain, Recreation|

Saturday, June 10th marked our first annual Kite Festival at Twin Points Park and the conditions couldn’t have been better for some high-flying fun.

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Many parents and their children converged on Twin Points Park this past weekend to build and decorate their first-ever homemade kites, while others brought their […]

Safe boating starts with you

June 1st, 2017|Eagle Mountain, News|

Boating is about more than just hitting the cool, summer waves on a hot afternoon; it’s also getting back to the shore in one piece! Being mindful of safe boating practices enables you to do it as often as you’d like and creates a welcoming environment for all North Texas boaters to enjoy. Here are […]

Blasting into the Summer at Twin Points Park

May 30th, 2017|Eagle Mountain, Recreation, Swimming, Watersports|

Summer is here! The long-awaited kickoff for the second season of Twin Points Park took place Saturday, May 27. The first 50 vehicles into the park got free entrance and a complimentary Twin Points lunch box, plus other goodies, such as sunscreen and beach balls! We also had free stand-up paddleboarding, volleyball, horseshoes, food trucks and […]

Get the most out of Bike Month

May 16th, 2017|Cycling, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging|

May is National Bike Month and the best time for North Texans to ride out to the Trinity Trails. There’s still time to avoid a serious case of “F.O.M.O.” for all the events going on by following these 3 steps.

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1. Experience the difference a bike can make. Start […]

National Bike Month is ‘ride’ around the corner

April 27th, 2017|Cycling, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging|

May is National Bike Month and celebrated in communities across the U.S. Established in 1956 and sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, these 31 days highlight the many benefits of bicycling.

Whether you bike to work or school; ride to save money or time; pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment; or […]

TRWD Trash Bash, Some Good Clean Fun

April 17th, 2017|Cycling, Fishing, General, Horseback Riding, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging, Watersports|

For more than 25 years, TRWD has hosted cleanups along the banks of the Trinity River. Every piece of trash picked up at one of these events is one less piece in our waterways. And with the help of so many Fort Worth-lovin’ volunteers, we are able to keep thousands of pounds of trash from […]

Eagle Mountain Park Trail Run 4/2

March 29th, 2017|Recreation, Walking & Jogging|

Consider it a morning of competitive … or not so competitive … wilderness exploration. This is an event you don’t want to miss at one of Fort Worth’s best kept secrets. Eagle Mountain Park will not disappoint. Get up, Get out, and get on the trails. Sign up now for the annual Eagle Mountain Park Trail […]

Geocaching 101

March 21st, 2017|Geocaching, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

I was within earshot of a soon-to-be colleague when I first heard the term ‘Geocache’ used. Should I assume Geocaching is some kind of fancy fix-it thing that programmers do when your computer goes haywire? Maybe it's like finding a five-dollar bill while out walking your dog.Heck, as far as I was concerned, Geocache was Johnny's ‘other’ cousin – George Cash.​

TRWD Flyfest on the Trinity River was a success because of You!

March 16th, 2017|Fishing, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

We tied one on at TRWD Flyfest and soaked up every minute of it. From first-timers and the experienced to families and old fishing buddies; even master fly tiers and those in hibernation came out for what was a perfect day on the Trinity River.

Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) hosted its second annual fly […]

Come on in, the fish are fine!

February 27th, 2017|Fishing, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|


“Fish and shellfish can accumulate contaminants from the waters in which they live. The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) monitors fish for the presence of environmental contaminants and alerts the public through bans (closures) and advisories when a threat to human health may occur from the consumption of contaminated […]
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