Allen currently has over 40 miles of paved hike and bike trails. As each new trail segment is built, Allen gets just a bit closer to having a genuine trail system. The trail segments that will comprise the city-wide trail system are:
Allen Parkway Loop - main loop 14 miles; includes Ridgeview, Rowlett Creek, Cottonwood Creek and Mustang
Rowlett Creek Loop - 9 miles
Watters Branch Loop - 10 miles
Cottonwood Creek Loop - 7 miles
A 436-acre preserve located in northeast Collin County, featuring a 52-acre relic of the Blackland tall-grass prairie and magnificent views of the countryside.
Parkhill Prairie map
A 75-acre hike/bike trail located between Princeton and Farmersville, adjacent to Lake Lavon.
Sister Grove Park map
Driving Directions: From McKinney, go East on US Hwy 380 past Princeton to County Road 559. Take a left on CR 559 and head North. Merge left onto CR 561 to CR 562. Take a left on CR 562. Sister Grove Park will be on your left hand side.
This 1.2 mile trail is an extension to the current trail located in Beavers Bend Neighborhood Park. The trail winds around a pond and features a second playground structure alongside the trail. The trail currently extends from Beavers Bend Park to 4th Army Road which connects to B.F. Phillips Community Park. The connection of the trail into B.F. Phillips will take place with the completion of future Phases of the Community Park.
This one mile hike and bike system is located along Stewart Creek, just to the south of Stonebrook Parkway and will extend through the Chapel Creek development and connect into the city's neighborhood park lying adjacent to Spears Elementary School.
This 1.2 mile trail will provide linkage along the TXU easement that runs from College Parkway northward to and past Rolater Road. Once completed, this linkage will provide connection from the Preston Ridge Campus of CCCCD, Shawnee Trail Sports Complex, Shawnee Trail Elementary School, Centennial High School, Wester Middle School, Gunstream Elementary School and Shepherds Glen Park. Status: Construction of this trail is scheduled to be completed in 2008.
Located within the Griffin Parc Development, a series of public hike and bike trails that lie within the subdivision and provide a linkage from just west of Legacy Parkway to Teel Parkway.
Located within the Lone Star Ranch Development, a series of public hike and bike trails that lie within the subdivision providing a linkage from Fourth Army Memorial Drive to Southwest Community Park to a future FISD school site to the interior of the development.
Located along the West Rowlett Creek corridor this trail consists of a series of smaller trails that have been constructed along the developed areas extending from Custer Road to Preston Road. Once the few remaining land sections are developed, the trail will be complete.
Located along the West Rowlett Creek corridor traveling north from Isabel Elementary School to Rolater Road, the first phase of the trail will be approximately one mile in distance.
Located within the Trails of West Frisco Development, a series of public hike and bike trails that lie within both interior to the subdivision as well as the perimeter of the development. This system provides a linkage from Teel Parkway and FM 720 northward along to Teel Parkway to Cottonwood Creek and will ultimately tie northward to Eldorado Parkway.
|2.13 miles one-way map