Cedar Hill State Park

Features for The Naturalist

1200+ acres of rugged limestone hills with pockets of Blackland Prairie along 7,500-acre Joe Pool Lake. Off-road biking/hiking loop maintained by DORBA, with some interpretive signage. Home to over 200 bird species, including the endangered Black-Capped Vireo. Overnight camping, swimming, fishing.

Great for: The Naturalist-In-Training, The Birder, The Botanist, The Entomologist, The Forester, The Geologist, The Outdoor Adventurer, The Wetlander, and The Wildlife Biologist.

Park Information


Family fun at Joe Pool Lake with hiking, swimming, developed and primitive campsites, fishing piers, boat ramps. Tour historic Penn Farm Agricultural Center.


  • Restrooms
  • Visitor Activity Center
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Unpaved Trails (Hiking & Biking)
  • Water Access/Feature
  • Dog Friendly (On Leash)
  • Family-Friendly Features
  • Scheduled Activities
  • Picnic Tables
  • Entry Fees


Address: 1570 W. FM 1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Phone: 972.291.3900

Website: Cedar Hill State Park

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