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Level: Intermediate
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: -
Total: 5 riders

Mountain Biking Windmill Hill Preserve

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#142 of 277 mountain bike trails in Texas
#5,305 in the world

Gently rolling, 75 acre preserve. This wooded preserve is the home of the Stevie Ray Vaughn Memorial Bridge at Stewart Branch of Ten Mile Creek; corner of Wintergreen and Main. Some very steep hills both up and down, not always giving a lot of traction. A real challenge at times. Not very long, but an interesting little trail. The trails were originally cut as a time trial loop. Very pretty wooded areas that give you some shade from the sun. There is no marked route, but from the parking lot head south and make a counter-clockwise loop of the park to take in the best trails. There are granite trail markers and kiosks at the trailhead, with maps. It's not a bad idea to ride this with someone who knows the trails first, although being a small park, you won't get lost, it just helps to have some local knowledge first time out there.

First added by SlowMitch on Jan 18, 2019. Last updated May 11, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Windmill Hill Preserve is located in south Dallas, within the city of DeSoto. From Highway 67, take the Duncanville Rd./Main Street exit and head south approximately one mile. The parking lot and trailhead are at the southeast corner of the intersection of Duncanville and Wintergreen Roads.
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  • wannastunt1

    Fun for me (a beginner) had to stop and check some obstacles out before doing. Trails are not marked but easy to get out. Steep up and down at places...a bunny hop or two is needed but way fun!!

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