Spring Creek Forest Preserve (Garland)

Features for the Naturalist

About 200 acres of old-growth bottomland hardwood forest with some of the oldest (up to 150 years), tallest (100+ feet tall), and widest (trunks 4 feet wide) trees in the county. Paved/soft-surface trails.

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

Park Information


Download interpretive guide for trail through riparian woods and Blackland Prairie on preserve’s west side. Paved trails on east side enable everyone to experience the creek
and forest. Trout lily tours in spring.


  • Portable Restrooms
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Paved & Unpaved Hiking Trails
  • Water Access/Feature
  • Dog Friendly (On Leash)


Address: 1770 Holford Rd. & 1787 Holford Rd., Garland, TX 75044

Phone: 972.205.2750

Website: Spring Creek Forest Preserve

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