For those in Cambridge Estates and surrounding areas in North Richland Hills, there is no shortage of parks and recreation areas. It allows you to explore the great outdoors at your leisure across more than 700 acres of available parkland that are practically in your own backyard.
Whether you’re into sports, want to take in some wildlife, or need a place to jog with the dog, there are plenty of areas from which to choose. Here are some ways Cambridge Estates residents enjoy using the parks:
The Cotton Belt Trail – The North Richland Hills trail system offers more than half a dozen designated walking areas. The Cotton Belt Trail is a four-mile area that runs adjacent to the railroad tracks, which are private property. Parking facilities at the municipal complex and within Dick Faram Park offer access to the trail.
Iron Horse Golf Course – Rated 4-stars by Golf Digest magazine, the unique landscape of this golf course includes a working railroad trestle, authentic caboose train cars, and natural features such as creeks and century old hardwood trees. It is also the perfect venue to hold a special event, such as a corporate gathering, a wedding, or a retirement party.
Richland Tennis Center – This state-of-the-art facility offers 16 courts including a sunken championship court, as well as a pro shop, a meeting room, concessions, and locker rooms. The organized tennis programs are some of the best in the state, and supervised by pros who are certified by the prestigious United States Professional Tennis Association.
Concerts – Each year in April and May the parks around Cambridge offers six Friday nights of free music from the best musicians in the area. All you have to bring is a lawn chair or blanket for everyone in the family. You can even bring the family dog. Don’t forget to use #NRHROCKS and #SoundsofSpring when checking in on social media!
Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park – Your dog needs socialization, just like the rest of your family. The dog park is a safe area where your dog can socialize off the leash, in either the 2-acre large dog or 1-acre small dog area, from 8 o’clock in the morning until dusk every day of the week.
Senior Center – Residents 55 and older can enjoy the amenities, activities, and enrichment opportunities offered by the North Richland Hills senior center. Although it has a dedicated entrance on the north side of the building, it adjoins the main concourse as well.
Whether you gather family and friends for a friendly game on one of the various athletic fields or escape the hectic office environment by arranging to meet your co-workers for a company picnic under the many pavilions, the parks in North Richland Hills have something to offer everyone.