Outdoors

Allen, TX is known for our outdoors - 1,196 acres of parkland, more than 70 miles of hike-and-bike trails, 60 parks, and seven recreation facilities, including a municipal golf course, natatorium, and one of the state’s largest outdoor skate parks. With an abundance of breathtaking nature, greenery, streams, and generally sunny weather, Allen is the perfect place to soak in the great outdoors.

Hike & Bike Trails

Trail At The Woods

Hike, bike, jog or run along any of our scenic park trails. Allen has more than 70 miles of paved hike and bike trails and continues to develop a comprehensive city-wide trail system each year.  Several segments of Allen’s trails have been developed to provide art, history, and engaging experiences such as Cottonwood Creek Trail and Historic Water Station Trail. Learn More >>

Parks & Recreation

Child on scooter at skate park

Allen has four various types of parks throughout our community. Neighborhood parks, community parks, special use parks, and greenbelts make up an impressive spectrum of outdoor recreation. There are several of our parks and facilities that have become staples in our community and draw thousands of visitors regionally each year. Learn More >>

Golf Courses

Courses at Watters Creek in Allen TX

If you’re planning to play a few rounds of golf while in Allen, we’ve got you covered! There are two award-winning, premier golf courses right in the heart of Allen and many others within close proximity to our hotels and convention center. Learn More >>