Cedar Hill State Park

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Cedar Hill State Park
Cedar hill state park perch pond.jpg
Wetlands area in Cedar Hill State Park
Map showing the location of Cedar Hill State Park
Map showing the location of Cedar Hill State Park
Location Dallas County, Texas
Nearest city Dallas
Coordinates 32°36′21″N 96°59′57″W / 32.60583°N 96.99917°W / 32.60583; -96.99917Coordinates: 32°36′21″N 96°59′57″W / 32.60583°N 96.99917°W / 32.60583; -96.99917
Area 1,826 acres (739 ha)
Established 1982
Governing body Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Cedar Hill State Park is located on FM 1382 and the eastern shore of Joe Pool Lake in Cedar Hill, Texas (USA), ten miles southwest of Dallas. The park was acquired in 1982 and was opened in 1991. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department operates the 1,826-acre (739 ha) park.

Cedar Hill State Park has 355 camping sites in five camping areas as well as boat ramps, picnic areas, swimming areas, and fishing jetties.

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Penn Farm Agricultural History Center[edit]

The Penn Farm Agricultural History Center is located within the boundaries. The farm has reconstructed and historic buildings from the mid-19th century through the mid-20th century.

DORBA Mountain Bike Trail[edit]

Designed, built and maintained by DORBA (Dallas Off-Road Bike Association), this trail is 12 miles long and consists of three concentric paths-- 3 miles (Short), 8 miles (Middle) and 12 miles (Outer).

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