Loop Trail? No
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No Allowed Uses:
Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
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Location: Plano, TX. Northern access at Jack Carter Park. Southern access at Harrington Park.
On the trail's southern end, parking is available at Harrington Park (401 W. 16th St.).
On the north side, parking can be found at Jack Carter Park (2800 Maumelle Dr.).
Chisholm Trail is a 5.5 mile long trail that runs along side Spring Creek in central Plano in a northwestern and southeastern direction. All seven of the major thoroughfare crossings of 15th Street, Park Boulevard, Alma Drive, Parker Road, Custer Road, Spring Creek Parkway and Independence Parkway are made via trail underpasses. Chisholm Trail connects through five parks: Harrington Park and the Plano Senior Center, Big Lake Park, Memorial Park, the Dog Park and Jack Carter Park and Pool. Additionally, Chisholm Trail connects to Schimelpfenig Library, Christie Elementary, Carlisle Elementary and Schimelpfening Middle School. Chisholm Trail has more than 30 connection points to streets and parks, connects to nine proposed on-street bike routes, and to the 5.6 mile long Bluebonnet Trail which runs east and west through central Plano.
Width: 127 inches.
Primary Surface: Concrete
Secondary Surface: Concrete
Average Grade: 3%
Maximum Grade: 6%
Elevation Low Point: 600
Elevation High Point: 700
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1981
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
City of Plano - Parks and Recreation
1409 K Ave.
Plano, TX 75074
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