Ray Roberts Lake

Johnson Branch Unit Trails

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Ray Roberts Lake State Park Johnson Branch Unit Trails Map 700 To I-35 CR 254 ' To FM 372 100 PW 4153 Valley View, TX 76272 (940) 637-2294 www.texasstateparks.org 678' FM 3002 70 0' Park Entrance Reason Jones Road LEGEND 1.04 Restrooms/Showers Parking Headquarters Picnic Sites Chemical Toilets Hiking Trail Biking Trail Playground Amphitheater Kid Fish Pond Covered Picnic Table 700' DORBA Trail Orange Loop DORBA Trail Pink Loop 742' (Pink/Orange Loop 3.1 mi.) 6 0.2 0. 06 0.16 1 1 DORBA Trail Blue Loop 1.1 miles 70 0' 0.87 7 0.5 0.02 700' DORBA Trail Green Loop 4.9 mi. All trails allow hiking and biking unless otherwise indicated. Contour intervals are 10 feet. Trail lengths are in miles. Elevation levels are in feet. 0.72 4 0.6 700' NOTES: Dogwood Canyon Trail 2.6 mi. (One Way) 49 0. 708' 2 725' 0. 37 0.1 8 2 0.69 No claims are made to the accuracy of the data or its suitability to a particular use. Turkey 0.2 6 0.12 Map compiled by Texas State Parks staff. Dogwood Canyon 0.0 2 0.1 3 0.0 2 In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. 0.04 0.1 8 DORBA Trail Yellow Loop 722' Juniper Cove Concrete Trail 2.8 mi. 0' 70 0.27 (Red/Yellow Loop 8.8 mi.) 1.21 0.3 9 © 2017 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department PWD MP P4503-0153B (7/17) 0.24 DORBA Trail Red Loop 2.65 672' POINTS OF INTEREST 0' 70 4 5 0' 0.11 ' 700 Kid Fish Pond Trail 0.5 mi. 0.02 0.1 7 0.13 0.03 1 0.1 0.05 4 0.05 0. 06 4 0.02 09 0. 0.02 DORBA TRAILHEAD 33° 25' 22.50" N 97° 3' 16.62" W From here, you can begin your hike (or ride) through nearly 9 miles of Eastern Crosstimbers and small prairie pockets. CORRAL 33° 24' 53.04" N 97° 2' 44.82" W For many generations, the Jones family used this corral to keep their farm animals safe. What's your favorite farm animal? Willow Cove 65 Walnut 0.02 3 3 0.21 0.02 REFLECTION BENCH 33° 25' 38.58" N 97° 3' 36" W Relax, and sit a moment. This bench is a quiet place to enjoy the tranquility of the Crosstimbers forest. Listen for songbirds singing, and maybe spot a wild turkey! 0. 79 2 3 0. 12 0.2 1 0.1 0. 07 (GPS coordinates shown in degrees, minutes, seconds) 5 5 639' KID FISH POND 33° 24' 37.26" N 97° 2' 55.44" W Wet a line and try your hand at our Kid Fish Pond. Whether it's rainbow trout, channel catfish, or bluegill, something is always biting! 65 0' 600' SCALE 0 WOLF ISLAND VIEW 33° 24' 30.30" N 97° 2' 38.28" W Come down to the point, and take in the scene. See Wolf Island, Ray Roberts Dam, and panoramic views of CR 420 the lake all from one spot. 0.15 0.3 Miles Oak Point 663' 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 (TDD) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989. If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041. Ray Roberts Lake State Park Johnson Branch Unit FOR EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. 100 PW 4153 Valley View, TX 76272 (940) 637-2294 TRAIL DISTANCE DOGWOOD CANYON TRAIL 2.6 miles (One Moderate Way) This primitive path winds the Crosstimbers and pockets of native prairie, providing a variety of views. Note: No water is available along this trail. KID FISH POND TRAIL 0.5 miles Easy Take a relaxing stroll around the Kid Fish Pond. Bring your pole, and wet a line when you finish your hike! CONCRETE TRAIL 2.8 miles Easy This paved trail is great for families of all ages! Pick this trail up from nearly any camping loop, and start your adventure! DORBA TRAIL RED/YELLOW LOOPS 8.8 miles Challenging Named for the Dallas Off Road Biking Association, six consecutive trails were built by mountain bikers. Intense riding crisscrosses prairies and timber lands alike. (Note: Red Loop is EXPERT only) DORBA TRAIL GREEN LOOP 4.9 miles Moderate One of the easier loops on this trail; you can access it from either the pink/orange loops or via the Dogwood Canyon Trail. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. Your body quickly loses fluids when you’re on the trail. Bring a quart of water per hour of activity. DORBA TRAIL PINK/ORANGE LOOPS 3.1 miles Moderate The second and third loops of the DORBA trail. Look for some beautiful views along this trail. TELL OTHERS WHERE YOU’LL BE. If possible, avoid exploring alone. Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return. DORBA TRAIL BLUE LOOP 1.1 miles Moderate The shortest of our DORBA trail loops. Perfect for beginners, or as a warm-up. Get back to nature at Johnson Branch Unit! Just a short drive from the metroplex, Johnson Branch is a great place to escape the bustle of the city, without spending hours in the car! Whether you hike, bike, fish, or boat, Johnson Branch has something for everyone. STAYING SAFE KNOW YOUR LIMITS. Prepare for sun and heat. Wear sunscreen, insect repellent and appropriate clothing/ hiking shoes. DIFFICULTY DESCRIPTION WEAR A HELMET. When mountain biking, check with park HQ to match the trail to your skill level. Wear a helmet to protect yourself in case of a crash. CHECK FOR TRAIL CLOSURES. Certain trails may be closed during prescribed burns, inclement weather, or for other resource management work. POTENTIALLY HARMFUL PLANTS AND ANIMALS LIVE HERE. You’ll see them more easily if you stay on trails. TRAIL ETIQUETTE Trash your trash. Pack out all of your trash and Leave No Trace. Leave feeding to nature. Feeding wild animals will make them sick. Please do not feed them. Take only memories and pictures. Please don’t disturb or remove any of the park’s plants, animals, rocks, or artifacts. Largemouth Bass Keep pets on leashes to keep them safe, while protecting wildlife. For on Texas StateState Parks,Parks, visit www.texasstateparks.org Sign up today for free updates: /texasparksandwildlife Forinformation information on Texas visit www.texasstateparks.org Signemail up today fortexasstateparks.org/email free email updates: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/email @TPWDparks #TxStateParks /texasparksandwildlife Supporter: Whole Earth Provision Co. @TPWDparks #TxStateParks

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