Denton Branch Rail Trail

Marsh Rail Drive
Denton, TX 76208

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Denton Branch Rail Trail is ideal for bicycling, jogging, inline skating, wheelchair use, and most importantly walking, the most popular form of physical activity.

The rail trail is constructed on the right-of-way of the former MKT Railroad, Denton Branch, between Denton and Lake Dallas. For 8 miles of its route, the 8-foot-wide concrete trail follows along the commuter rail line, the Denton County A-Train, a 21-mile rail commuter line between Denton and Carrollton, where it connects to the DART Green light rail line into Dallas.

The Denton Branch Rail Trail generally parallels I-35, passing among schools, shopping centers, medical facilities, manufacturing plants and urban residential areas. The trail extends from the new Denton Downtown Transit Center on Hickory Street south to Swisher Road in Lake Dallas, with many trail access points at public streets. In addition to the downtown transit center, the trail also connects with Med Park Station.

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