White Rock Lake
8300 Garland Rd.
United States
Contact  817-815-2000
-96° -96' 12.5868" N 32° 32' 59.6088" W

White Rock Lake is a 1,015 acre city lake located approximately 5 miles northeast of downtown Dallas.  White Rock is one of the most heavily used parks in the Dallas Park system and is the location of many special events and runs.  White Rock Lake offers a variety of active and passive activity options and is one of the best places to experience natural areas and wildlife in an urban setting.



  • 9.33 mile hike and bike trail
  • Rental facilities (Winfrey Point and Big Thicket)
  • White Rock Lake Museum
  • Bath House Cultural Center
  • Dallas Arboretum
  • Audubon Society bird watching area
  • Wetland
  • Dog Park
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Pavilions (available for rent)
  • Piers
  • Boat ramps
  • Kayak concession
Things To Do: 
Hiking/ walking