White Rock Lake sprawls over 1,015 acres (410.75 hectares). It boasts picturesque picnic spots and recreational areas that provide great respite from city life. Numerous waterfront trails are popular among local hikers and bikers as well as those visiting Dallas. A complete loop around the lake takes about three hours. The adventurous can indulge in an array of outdoor activities on offer like fishing, sailing and, horseback riding. Bird enthusiasts have reason to rejoice, as the area attracts beautiful, exotic species. The panorama of verdant landscapes that enclose calm waters is the very definition of tranquility.
This beautiful freshwater lake offers a nice oasis in the city. Bachman Lake is a man-made lake was originally to be Dallas' water source, but that idea was later rejected because the lake was too small. Today this lake is perfect for fishing and sailing. If you want to fully enjoy the scenery then take the 3.3 mile (5.3 kilometer) trail that surrounds the lake.
Experience Mandalay Canal and Lake Carolyn like you've never experienced it before! Reserve a private gondola for a romantic trip for two or a fun filled cruise with your friends and family. Gondola Adventures has a variety of gondolas, from the intimate rowing gondolas to the larger electric gondolas. There are a variety of tours, including the popular and romantic Delectable Dessert Cruise. If you want a singing gondolier make the request when you make the reservation.