Listed below are many of the great trails located around Lake Grapevine. These trails are great for hiking, biking, running, or walking. They are among the most popular trails in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex.
Located on the north side of Lake Grapevine, North Shore Trail is one of the best hiking trails in the area. The trail starts at Rockledge Park on the north side of the Lake Grapevine dam. The trail runs for 9.5 miles from Rockledge Park up to Twin Coves Park on the north / west end of the lake. The trail often offers up wonderful views of Lake Grapevine by taking you right up the shore at times.
Meadowmere Park Trail
On the South / West side of Lake Grapevine, you will find a soft surface trail within Meadowmere Park. This trail is only one mile long, but is great for walking, running, or biking and is often less crowded than many of the more popular trails.
C Shane Wilbanks Trail
Running for 3.4 miles along the south side of Lake Grapevine is the C Shane Wilbanks Trail. This is a paved trail that goes through Horseshoe Trails Park and on to Oak Grove Park. This trail connects with the Oak Grove Trail which continues on for another 1.3 miles. The C Shane Wilbanks Trail crosses Dove Loop Road at the semi-famous Beer Bait Gro store which is no longer a store, but is home to the Grapevine Runners and Walkers (RAW).
Oak Grove Trail
Located on the south side of Lake Grapevine in the largest park on the lake is Oak Grove Trail. This paved trail runs for 1.3 miles through the park with views of Lake Grapevine all along the way. The Oak Grove Trail connects the C. Shane Wilbanks and Dove Loop Trails.
Dove Loop Trail
This trail takes you out of Oak Grove Park and somewhat away from the lake. If you want to extend your journey out of Oak Grove Park another 1.8 miles, this paved trail will allow for that.
Gaylord Texan Trail
Located on the south / east side of Lake Grapevine you will find the Gaylord Texan Trail conveniently located next to the Gaylord Texan. This trail is only 1.3 miles long taking you from the Gaylord Texan to downtown Grapevine.
To get a look at all the trails on the southern side of Lake Grapevine, take a look at this good map produced by the City of Grapevine.
Vineyard’s Campground Nature Trail
There is a short nature trail located within the Vineyard’s Campground on the south side of Lake Grapevine. This unpaved trail is perfect for hiking if you want to get away from bikers or other fast moving traffic.
Note: Vineyard’s Campground trail is available to campground guests only. The Vineyard’s Campground is not a day use park.
There are plenty of other trails to explore along the lake shores. The great thing about trails is that they do not always need to be named. You can find a path and explore all around the lake and lake parks.