The Colony Attractions - Nature Trails
Escape the noise of the busy city and immerse yourself in an oasis flourishing with butterflies, wild flowers, birds and captivating countryside views. All our trails will charm you with effortless beauty rich in color. All nature lovers, runners, cyclists, hikers and dog-walkers are welcome. Community Trails Map
Austin Ranch Trail
The Austin Ranch trail connects The Colony's trail system to trail systems in Plano and Carrollton and will ultimately link into Lewisville and Frisco for a continuous pedestrian loop that connects all five cities.
Park Loop Trail
The Park Loop Trail winds through The Colony and will connect eleven parks and six schools once completed. Start your adventure in the Legends development, make your way through Slay Baker Park and continue up to North Colony Blvd. enjoying a plethora of scenic views and historical landmarks of The Colony.
The Colony Shoreline Trail features a 10 foot wide, 3.5 mile, stamped concrete and decomposed granite surface perfect for enjoying a walk, jog or bike ride along the beautiful shores of Lewisville Lake. Rustic bridges along the trail allow visitors to enjoy beautiful natural scenery and native wildlife. In addition, interpretive signage along the trail provides information about the flora, fauna and history of the area. Trailheads (trail starting point) are located at Ridgepoint Park (4401 Standridge Dr.) and right outside the entrance to Stewart Creek Park (3700 Sparks Rd.).
The Colony Five Star Hike and Bike Trail
The 1 .3 miles of hike and bike trail that run along the perimeter of the 80-acre state-of-the-art sports facility is just one of the many elements of sports, community, environment, recreation and culture found at The Colony Five Star Complex. The trail features five QR F.I.T. stations designed to further enhance physical fitness. Visitors will use their smartphone with a camera and download a free QR Code reader application available through their phone's application store. They will then scan the QR codes found at each station which will link to videos providing examples of different exercises which can be performed in conjunction with their walk/run along the trail.
The Tribute Shoreline Trail
The 3.11 mile, 10-foot wide environmentally sensitive trail begins near the Old American Golf Club on Lebanon Road and includes amenities such as a trailhead with parking and restrooms, interpretive signage highlighting cultural and native features of the lake and surrounding area, benches, picnic tables and trash / recycle receptacles at selected areas. The trail materials and proposed trail routes were carefully selected to minimize impact on the surrounding natural environment and to protect large tree stands and the designated Wildlife Habitat area.