|Traveling History Along the Red River Rails
|Nothing beats train travel. Even though getting to your destination takes longer than a car or a plane, it is still a
much more enjoyable way to journey across the great wide open. Following is a list of places where you can
experience the rails for yourself in the Red River Valley. Then, get to know the history of the Red River Rails.
|A great excursion is the Heartland Flyer, an Amtrak train that takes you from Oklahoma City to Fort Worth.
Every day, you can catch the Texas Eagle that runs from Chicago to San Antonio through the Red River Valley.
Denison is THE railroad town of the Red River Valley. Read up on Denison's amazing history.
Take the Trinity Railway Express from Fort Worth to Dallas and back.
Dallas has an extensive urban rail system - the DART lines. It links with Denton's DCTA.
Enjoy a trip down memory lane on the McKinney Avenue Trolley in Dallas.
Bike the Santa Fe Trail from downtown Dallas to White Rock Lake.
Bike the Cotton Belt Trail from Grapevine to Fort Worth.
The Texas & Pacific Railway right-of-way can be biked from Paris to New Boston.
The right-of-way of the Fort Worth City-Denver tracks can be biked from Mineral Wells to Weatherford.
The Louisiana Trail from Jamestown to Winnfield was once the Louisiana & Arkansas, then KCS, Railroad.
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