Enjoy Kayaking Fun at Dallas Lakes

Two people kayaking on a lake in Dallas

When you’re searching for a different way to work out, enjoy some fun kayaking fun at a Dallas lake. As you paddle, you’ll help strengthen your core muscles and increase your endurance. The lakes with kayaking near our Dallas high-rise apartments include:

Bachman Lake 

Spanning 205 acres, Bachman Lake was originally meant to be Dallas’ water source, but it was too small. Today, the lake welcomes everyone from hikers to kayakers who come to enjoy time in the sun. What’s more, the northern bank features a grove of bald cypress trees and is home to various geese and duck species. On the southern bank, you can enjoy close-up views of the planes landing and taking off from Love Field Airport.  

Joe Pool Lake 

When Joe Pool Lake opened in 1989, it quickly became a local favorite. Stretching 7,400 acres, it offers plenty of recreational fun. Kayakers often enjoy a journey along the Walnut Creek Paddling Trail. This 4.9-mile trail provides an unforgettable experience for nature lovers. Once you reach the Hwy 360 overpass, turn around and take advantage of the lazy current. 

White Rock Lake

A reservoir in northeast Dallas, White Rock Lake draws locals and visitors alike. The park enjoys a great deal of patronage in the Dallas Park system. It’s known for its wide range of active and passive activity opportunities. When you paddle along, you’ll spot wildlife and enjoy beautiful views of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. You can bring your own kayak or rent one from the White Rock Paddle Co

To enjoy time outdoors other than kayaking, take a hike on the best urban hiking trails around Dallas. You can explore what was once an abandoned railroad line and more. When you’re searching for a place to call home, please contact us. Our leasing staff will show you our apartments in downtown Dallas firsthand.

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