TRWD receives 2017 John Ivey Higher Standards Award

January 4th, 2017|Flood Protection, Floodway, 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 […]

TRWD Trout Release in the Trinity River Creates Opportunity for Fishing and Education

December 15th, 2016|Fishing, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

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This year marks the 30th year the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) has stocked the Trinity River in Fort Worth with rainbow trout. The first stocking of the season took place this morning in Trinity Park and River Park. In […]

Trout Stocking Dates Scheduled for 2016-2017

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

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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|

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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|

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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|

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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|

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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|

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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 […]

Twin Points Park Grand Opening

May 24th, 2016|Eagle Mountain, Recreation, Swimming|

Twin Points Park

Join us Memorial Day weekend as we celebrate the opening of Twin Points Park at Eagle Mountain Lake. Opening weekend will include a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, May 28 at 9:45 am. Gates to the park will officially open at 10:00 am and the first […]

Trail Run at Eagle Mountain Park

April 13th, 2016|Eagle Mountain, Hiking, Recreation, Walking & Jogging|

Trail Run at Eagle Mountain Park

Make plans now to join the Streams & Valley’s Trail Run at Eagle Mountain Park this Sunday, April 17. The trails are rough and rocky, but the course is fun. Consider it a morning of competitive, or not so competitive, wilderness exploration. This […]

TRWD’s Trinity Trails: By the Numbers

March 30th, 2016|Cycling, Horseback Riding, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging, Watersports|

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TRWD is in the middle of a user-requested 90-project trail improvement program. With help from the City of Fort Worth and Streams & Valleys, Inc., these trail improvements will impact communities throughout the entire city.

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Fly Fishing Event Coming to Fort Worth

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

TRWD Flyfest

This year, as a part of an annual trout stocking, Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) is partnering with Fort Worth’s urban angling community to deliver TRWD Flyfest Saturday, March 12, 2016. The festival will be a family-friendly day of fly fishing, food, wine and craft beer […]

Rainbow Trout Stocking Dates are Set

January 22nd, 2016|Fishing, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

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Trout stocking in River Park

Calling all anglers! We are excited to announce the dates for the 29th year of Rainbow Trout stockings in the Trinity River in Fort Worth. The trout release is one of many ways TRWD promotes […]

Horseback Riding Along the Trinity Trails

January 21st, 2016|Horseback Riding, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Horseback Riding on the Trinity Trails

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is here, which means more cowboys and horses are in town. Remember the Trinity Trails are equestrian-friendly, and with more 72 miles it’s the perfect place to giddy up! Here are a few quick tips to […]

Your Healthiest Year with TRWD Trails

January 6th, 2016|Cycling, Eagle Mountain, Hiking, Marine Creek, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging|

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Was your New Year’s resolution to make this year your healthiest year yet? Whether you want to lose weight, have more quality time with family, unplug or just spend more time outside, our system of trails and parks are a great way to […]

Expanding & Connecting The Trinity Trails

November 24th, 2015|Cycling, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging|

As Fort Worth continues to grow, it’s important that we continue to expand our trail system to meet everyone’s needs. Below are some of the projects we’re tackling with the City of Fort Worth over the next year to help connect the trails to the ENTIRE city.

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What do the Trinity Trails Mean to You? – Video

September 30th, 2015|Cycling, Horseback Riding, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Walking & Jogging|

The Trinity Trails offer something for everyone and as a result, they’re always a popular destination for residents and visitors alike. See how and why so many citizens use the District’s 70-mile outdoor attraction.

Natural Hiking Trails Just Minutes From Downtown

September 30th, 2015|Eagle Mountain, Hiking, Recreation, Walking & Jogging|

Eagle Mountain Park

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Hoping to get back in touch with nature? Needing a place to relax?

Luckily, Tarrant County residents don’t have to travel far. Eagle Mountain Park, located less than 20 miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth, offers 450 […]

TRWD Launches Trinity Trails Geocaching Adventure

April 10th, 2015|Geocaching, Marine Creek, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

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Today the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) launched a new campaign aimed at exposing participants to the over 70 miles of trails that comprise the Trinity Trails system. The TRWD Trinity Trails Geocaching Adventure is a high-tech treasure hunt that takes you on a journey throughout […]

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