At the center of Plano, Texas, there is an oasis of peaceful tranquility and natural beauty.
Covering more than 800 acres, Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve features a wonderful diversity of amenities to entice nature lovers and anyone looking to spend time outdoors.
From adventure to educational opportunities and solitude, the Preserve caters to everyone. There are over eight miles of paved and natural surface trails that welcome hiking, cycling, jogging or a casual stroll. The Bob Woodruff Park Trail and Rowlett Creek Nature Trail are especially popular because of the picturesque vistas.The woodlands, wetlands, prairies and varied ecosystems are not-to-be-missed. For a more informative experience, there’s the Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve Amphitheater and Outdoor Education Center. Hosting concerts, educational programs, community gathering and all sorts of events, it presents a rewarding opportunity to learn about wildlife and the environment. The meticulously-maintained playgrounds and picnic areas are available for families with children. They offer shaded seating and cool relief from the midday sun. Children are always excited to explore the playground equipment. There are also the tranquil waters of Rowlett Creek for anglers and kayaks to appreciate. Fishing iss allowed in designated areas. Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve is the perfect site for birdwatching and wildlife observation. The park is home to all sorts of native flora and fauna. There are a great many bird species, reptiles and mammals. Pet owners are welcome to bring their dogs to the dog park. Dogs big and small enjoy socializing and exercising in a safe environment. For those living in Plano as well as visitors from all over the world, Oak point Park and Nature Preserve is a rewarding destination.