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Harker Heights, Texas

Hike the Dana Peak Park Trail

6.8 Miles Total - 314 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

The Dana Peak Park Trail is a 6.8 mile hike with scenic views outside of Harker Heights, Texas.

This trail is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and trail runners. The trail is open year-round, but is best travelled from October through April. Dogs are allowed on this trail but should be kept on leash. The peak offers scenic views of central Texas. You can park inside or outside of the park - if you plan to park inside, be prepared to pay a small parking fee. There is also a large lake that is perfect for swimming, boating or canoeing. 

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Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly



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Good day hike and swim

It’s a great spot to take the family hiking, it’s not to crazy. There aren’t any “black diamond” mountains or treacherous terrain, but there are some great vantage points. If you decide to spend the day there don’t forget your swim trunks, the lake there is a great way to end a good hike.

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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