Holiday Park South off Hwy 377 south of Benbrook, TX southwest of Fort Worth TX.  These are some very pretty trails.  Lots of incline and creeks to go through. We ride above the lake some but don’t see it as much as we do on the rocky creek side of the lake.  I usually meet people here that come from the west direction for Fort Worth like Weatherford, Decatur, Aledeo, Granbury, and so.  Map to this trail.


Benbrook Lake is a water resource project operated by the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. All land around Benbrook Lake is public property owned by the Corps of Engineers. Benbrook dam is located on the Clear Fork of the Trinity River, about fifteen river miles above its confluence with the West Fork of the Trinity in downtown Fort Worth. The dam controls drainage from 429 square miles, most of which lies to the west of Fort Worth in central Parker County. Tributaries of the Clear Fork that drain into the river or the lake are the Willow Creek Fork of the Trinity, South Willow Creek, Bear & South Bear Creeks, Mustang Creek, Rocky Creek, and East & West Dutch Branch Creeks.

benbrook parks & lake map

We do not ride at North Holiday and Mustang Parks

Benbrook Lake History Significant flooding on the Trinity River during May 1908, April 1922 and September 1936, was a primary cause for the development of Corps of Engineers flood control projects in North Texas.  Benbrook Dam and Lake were built by the Galveston District of the Corps of Engineers. During the decade of active civil works construction following World War II, the U.S. Congress provided for the construction of Benbrook Lake, Grapevine Lake, Lavon Lake and Ray Roberts Lake as well as modifications to the existing Garza Dam for the construction of Lewisville Lake. The River & Harbors Act of 1945 authorized these projects for the purposes of both flood control and navigation. These lakes and others, along with an extensive flood-way system of levees, are operated in a coordinated manner to minimize flooding along the Trinity River floodplain corridor in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Benbrook_Lake_and_Dam arieal

This edge is north end of lake