About White Rock Lake
White Rock Lake, the “jewel in the crown of the Dallas’ park system,” spans more than 1,015 acres and has more than nine miles of trails around the lake. Constructed in 1911 as a water source for the City of Dallas, White Rock Lake is now an outdoor destination and urban oasis enjoyed by more than 1 million users a year.
Offering breathtaking views of downtown with easy accessibility to residents throughout North Texas, the lake is brings together wildlife, cyclists, runners, walkers, rowers, bird watchers, fishers, picnickers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Cultural, sports and other events are held at the lake throughout the year.