Cedar Hill State Park
|Cedar Hill State Park|
Wetlands area in Cedar Hill State Park
|Location||Dallas County, Texas|
|Area||1,826 acres (739 ha)|
|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 two available camping areas as well a boat ramp, a small picnic area, and a fishing jetty. Currently the swim beach, the Marina, the bait shop, the large picnic area are CLOSED due to flooding from the Spring of 2015.
For the most up-to-date information regarding the closed areas, please visit the official website, http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/cedar-hill
Penn Farm Agricultural History Center
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
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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