This $1.2 million outdoor skate park, funded by the City of Grand Prairie, includes a advanced outdoor course, intermediate/advanced covered course, and a beginner's course. The park also has a full service skate shop on site with skateboards, shoes and clothing.
Irving, TX About. This statue is dedicated to the memory of Ben Carpenter a businessman and one of the founders of the Las Colinas community in Irving, TX. Mr. Carpenter has many architectural and civic accomplishments in the Metroplex to his credit. Professionally he also served as chairman of the board for Southland Financial Corp.
The location of the new Fort Bird would be on Caloway Lake, a now privately owned lake in today's Arlington, Texas. Upon completion of the new fort, Major Bird and his crew of 36 volunteers blazed a wagon trail back to the old Fort Inglish, creating the Bird's Fort Trail.
Fort Bird became the first official settlement in today's Tarrant County/ 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.
On June 28, 1986, the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train paid homage to those earlier travelers at this crossing on the Trinity River. That night, the train and its 1,000 men, women and children camped at Valley Ranch in Irving as the train neared the end of its 3,000-mile journey.
About Calloway at Las Colinas. Calloway at Los Colinas Apartment Homes boasts of beautifully upgraded apartment homes situated perfectly in a premier, all-access location in picturesque Irving, TX. Here, the vibe in our apartments is designed to delight, with a top-to-bottom upgrades that includes all new-kitchens, baths, flooring and fixtures.
The Elm Fork Nature Preserve was purchased as a woodright in 1861 by the Bramblitt Family. The land was never clear-cut and in 1986 the 40 acres were given to the City of Carrollton as a self-contained ecosystem, virtually undisturbed. Trails are open for hikes 365 days a year from dawn to dusk.
Northshore Mountain Bike trail begins at Rockledge Park on the north side of Grapevine Lake and continues into Flower Mound along the shore. Mileage is 22.5 miles broken up into two major loops: East Loops, 1 - 4, which are 12.5 miles and the West Loops, 5 - 7.
About the Run - This is our weekly trail run at John F. Burke Nature Preserve. The IRC organizers might not always be present, as this is just a meet up point, not a run where we stay with you the whole way like our other runs. Location - We park here: https://goo.gl/maps/mEe33ecTd452 Time - The run starts at 6pm, so please arrive 10-15 early.
The Mandalay Canal is such a charming part of Las Colinas. Old World style gives these office buildings, restaurants and shops a uniqueness from its modern counterparts on the street above. Follow the walkway as waterfowl swim in the winding canal and rays of sun create interesting patterns along a tree-lined path.
While Anthony Bond, with help from residents and Irving Parks and Recreation, tries to maintain the cemetery, reaching it will be much harder now.--Tiny Shelton’s Bear Creek Cemetery in Irving has had a rough existence, just as many of those buried there did.
The Mustangs of Las Colinas, a breathtakingly realistic sculpture of nine bronze mustangs galloping across a granite prairie stream, is the largest equestrian sculpture in the world. Created by noted African wildlife artist Robert Glen, this magnificent art piece was installed in 1984 as the centerpiece of Williams Square Plaza in the Las Colinas Urban Center.