Places to Stay and Things to Do

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Old Stone Dam


  1. Hike/Bike Trails
  2. Historic
  3. Only in Allen

Allen’s 1874 stone dam and railroad water station is designated by the Texas Historical Commission as a State Archaeological Landmark and thought to be the only railroad water reservoir dam left in the United States.

Access the dam from the trail system at Allen Station Park and crossing Exchange Parkway or by parking at the office complex at the northwest corner of Exchange and Andrews Parkways and hiking down to the trail.