The Trinity Park Conservancy is committed to projects that deepen our connection to one another and nature.

Building on our history of past projects and our current work with Harold Simmons Park, the Conservancy will champion projects that create public spaces that unite us, enrich people’s lives through access to nature, create economic development opportunities, and inspire protection for the river’s ecosystems.

New
Projects

Explore the Trinity River and you’ll soon discover a vibrant natural habitat, right here in the heart of Dallas.

A habitat that encompasses the largest urban hardwood forest in the nation as well as a rich river habitat with thriving wildlife and diverse landscapes from prairie to wetlands. With the Trinity River Corridor covering 20 miles or approximately 10,000 acres along the Trinity River, we have vast opportunities to maintain and even enhance the wild nature of the landscape as well as incorporate additional access for people to enjoy the river area.

The Conservancy is dedicated to developing projects that meet the right criteria to meet this balance. Stay tuned to this space as we announce new projects along the Trinity River such as trail extensions, park enhancements, and more. By giving us your email, we will send you the latest announcements and activities, as well as news on how your can participate.

Past
Projects

Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

Designed by internationally renowned architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava, the stunning Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge with its 400-foot center arch connects downtown with lively restaurant areas in West Dallas, such as Trinity Groves and Sylvan 30.

Ronald Kirk Bridge

The Ronald Kirk Bridge and Felix H. Lozada, Sr. Gateway is a public space unlike any other in Dallas where families come to eat, play and enjoy life. With an up-close view of the river and its bridges, it offers something for everyone. Visit dallascontinentalbridge.com/things-to-do/ for a variety of scheduled events for the kids as well as adults.

Margaret McDermott Bridge

The graceful Margaret McDermott Bridge, designed by renowned engineer and architect Santiago Calatrava, takes commuters and visitors across the Trinity River for one of the busiest and most beautiful bridge crossings in North Texas.

CityDesign Studio

The Conservancy established the CityDesign Studio, with a generous donation by Deedie and Rusty Rose, to blend together the broader design community with the City of Dallas planners. CityDesign strives to elevate the design consciousness and culture of Dallas, while working to balance social, economic, environmental, and design sustainability towards enhancing livability for all Dallas residents.

Moore Park
Pavilion

In honor of Mr. Will Moore, the namesake for Moore Park, for his contributions to Dallas’ African American community and culture, we were able to support the addition of a pavilion and amphitheater through a $2 million donation from the Hoblitzelle Foundation.

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