Cedar Hill

DORBA Unit Trails

brochure Cedar Hill - DORBA Unit Trails

Trail Map of the DORBA Unit at Cedar Hill State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Cedar Hill State Park DORBA Unit Trails Map LEGEND 1570 West FM 1382 Cedar Hill, TX 75104 (972) 291-3900 www.texasstateparks.org Parking Restrooms Day Use Area POINTS OF INTEREST NOTES: An entrance permit is required for all visitors to the park. Visit the park headquarters at the main entrance off West FM 1382. All trails allow multi-use unless otherwise indicated. Contour intervals are 10 feet. Trail lengths are in miles. Elevation levels are in feet. No claims are made to the accuracy of the data or its suitability to a particular use. Map compiled by Texas State Parks staff. Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 1 BARRELS 14 BUSH’S SECRET GARDEN 2 WASHOUT HILL 15 12 MILE PRAIRIE 3 POISON IVY ALLEY 16 OVERLOOK 4 7 SISTERS 17 COPPERHEAD CORNER 5 COW CORNER 18 SNAKE EYES 6 5 POINTS 19 RATTLESNAKE ALLEY 7 BLUEBONNET PRAIRIE 20 CACTUS PRAIRIE 8 FLUSCHE CROSSING 21 BUTTERFLY BRIDGE 9 BOBSLED 22 LAKESIDE PRAIRIE 10 GERONIMO 23 2 MILE BRIDGE 11 #7 WASHOUT BRIDGE 24 CAVEMAN CROSSING 12 8-12 SPLIT 25 THE SHOOT 13 HILLTOP BEND 26 SNAKEHEAD BRIDGE In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. © 2019 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department PWD MP P4503-0131Q (7/19) TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TTY) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989 or by email at accessibility@tpwd.texas.gov. If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744, or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041. Cedar Hill State Park - DORBA Unit Take to the trails for adventure! TRAIL DIST TIME DIFFICULTY DESCRIPTION DORBA TRAIL (LONG) 12 miles Biking: 2 hours Hiking: 6 hours Challenging Named for the Dallas Off Road Biking Association, three consecutive trails were built by mountain bikers. Intense riding crisscrosses over 1,000 acres of prime mountain bike landscape. Remnants of historic Texas Blackland Prairie provide important habitat for prairie wildlife and migratory birds here at Cedar Hill. The clay-like consistency of the soil becomes very tacky when wet. In order to prevent erosion along the trails, they’re often closed on rainy days. Be sure to check with the office for any trail closures! DORBA TRAIL (MEDIUM) 8 miles Biking: 1 hr. 20 min. Hiking: 4 hours Challenging Covering 8 miles of trail, our blue loop is perfect for that dedicated hiker or biker. Remember, hikers should travel counterclockwise, while bikers travel clockwise. DORBA TRAIL (SHORT) 3 miles Biking: 30 min. Hiking: 1 hr. 30 min. Challenging One of our most popular hiking trails, this route offers views of the lake and plenty of shade. At 3 miles, it’s also more rugged and challenging than some of our other trails. STAYING SAFE KNOW YOUR LIMITS. Prepare for sun and heat. Wear sunscreen, insect repellent and appropriate clothing/hiking shoes. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. Your body quickly loses fluids when you’re on the trail. Bring a quart (32 oz.) of water per hour of activity. Bringing your furry-friend? Don’t forget water for them, too! TELL OTHERS WHERE YOU’LL BE. If possible, avoid exploring alone. Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return. WEAR A HELMET. When biking, always ride to your skill level. Wear a helmet to protect yourself in case of a crash. TRAIL ETIQUETTE Trash your trash. Keep the park natural. Pack out all of your trash and Leave No Trace. Leave feeding to nature. Feeding wild animals will make them sick and more likely to cause harm to people. Pick your path. Bicyclists travel clockwise, while hikers should travel counterclockwise on these trails. Be courteous! Cyclists yield to hikers. POTENTIALLY HARMFUL PLANTS AND ANIMALS LIVE HERE. You’ll see them more easily if you stay on trails. BRING A MAP. Keep an eye on trail signs to help orient you in case of an emergency. FOR EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. For information on Texas State Parks, visit www.texasstateparks.org Wildflowers Sign up today for free email updates: texasstateparks.org/email /texasparksandwildlife @TPWDparks #TxStateParks Sponsor: Whole Earth Provision Co.

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