Summer at Simmons

DALLAS – The Trinity Park Conservancy is hosting its first annual “Summer at Simmons.” Designed to encourage Dallas citizens to get out and enjoy our shared natural resource, the Trinity River, Summer at Simmons includes free and family-friendly events such as hiking, biking and canoeing adventures in the heart of the future Harold Simmons Park. The series kicks off July 10 at 6:30 p.m. with a bike ride starting at Red Star Bicycle Company.

Summer at Simmons will continue through Thursday, August 30 with free, family-friendly activities held weekly on the following days, weather permitting:

  • Tuesdays: Bike rides at 6:30 p.m. starting at Red Star Bicycle Company. To pre-register, click here
  • Thursdays: Guided hikes at 6:30 p.m. starting at Trinity Overlook Park. To pre-register, click here
  • Varying Saturdays: Canoe lessons held the first and fourth Saturdays of July and August at 9 a.m. (limited availability, reservation required) at Frazier Dam. To reserve your spot, click here
  • Varying Saturdays: Canoe float trips held the third Saturday of July and August at 9 a.m. (limited availability, reservation required) at the Sylvan Avenue drop-in. To reserve your spot, click here

“The Conservancy wants to encourage Dallas citizens to enjoy and learn more about the Trinity River, and Summer at Simmons is the perfect time for our city’s residents to experience all the Trinity River has to offer,” said Conservancy President and CEO, Brent Brown. “This is a great way to start the design process for a park everyone can enjoy. We are reimagining what our river can be and looking forward to learning more during our public meetings and workshops in the fall.” 

Click to view the full list of events, and to pre-register. Please check our website for any additions or changes.