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Chisholm Trail

Location Plano, TX
State(s) Texas
Counties Collin
Length 5.50 Miles / 8.85 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Wildlife Observation
Agency City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




Chisholm Trail is a 5.5 mile long trail that runs along side Spring Creek in central Plano in a northwestern and southeastern direction. All seven of the major thoroughfare crossings of 15th Street, Park Boulevard, Alma Drive, Parker Road, Custer Road, Spring Creek Parkway and Independence Parkway are made via trail underpasses. Chisholm Trail connects through five parks: Harrington Park and the Plano Senior Center, Big Lake Park, Memorial Park, the Dog Park and Jack Carter Park and Pool. Additionally, Chisholm Trail connects to Schimelpfenig Library, Christie Elementary, Carlisle Elementary and Schimelpfening Middle School. Chisholm Trail has more than 30 connection points to streets and parks, connects to nine proposed on-street bike routes, and to the 5.6 mile long Bluebonnet Trail which runs east and west through central Plano.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Time Opens: 5:00 AM - Time Closes: 11:00 PM


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 127 inches.

Primary Surface: Concrete

Secondary Surface: Concrete

Average Grade: 3%

Elevation Low Point: 600

Elevation High Point: 700

Year Designated: 1981

Date Last Updated: 03/01/2013


Contact Information

Trail Management:
Renee Burke
City of Plano - Parks and Recreation
1409 K Ave.
Plano , TX 75074
(972) 941-7168


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