Hiking the dogs down the Pioneer trails birds fort trails

Irving, Texas The Bird’s Fort Trail

A 58-acre preserveon a historic riverfront site featuring trails, a pavilion & picnic areas… Nice but for the gun fire in the background loud gunshots, There is a shooting range across the river… It kind of spooks my dog…


General Sam Houston, president of the Republic of Texas, traveled the Bird’s Fort Trail in the summer of 1843 to Grape Vine Spring. There his officers negotiated the Treaty of Peace and Friendship with 10 Native American nations.

Now, Bird’s Fort Trail Park has a variety of features including Trinity River overlook, trail, shelters and a canoe launch. The Trinity Coalition provides an interactive paddling trail map which includes directions…

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