Trinity Trail Preservation Association

Lucas E. Winningkoff Trailhead is now open

The City of Lucas has opened a new trailhead on E. Winningkoff (right next to the water tower). The trailhead has plenty of room for trailer parking, a horse pen, water for the horses, bathroom, pavilion, and picnic tables. To get to the trail, we’ve opened a new gate at the northern-most end of Welborn Lane. To get there from the trailhead, leave the trailhead on the water tower side and use the shoulder and bar ditch to head east on E. Winningkoff, at the intersection with Welborn Lane turn left (north), and go north on Welborn Lane about a mile to the new horse step-over gate. From there you can go left (north) to the Sycamore Loop, or right (south) back to Highland Park trailhead and points south.

Trinity Trail across Lakeview Downs – Trail Open

Effective immediately, the segment of the Trinity Trail across Lakeview Downs is now open. Lakeview Downs is the large tract of land that we cross, south of Highland Park, between Corps property and Snider Lane. The developer has finished their dirt work, and has not begun trenching for utilities yet, so we’ve reopened the trail. The path across the property is marked with our white ‘Stay On Trail’ signs, please follow the path they lay out. From Highland Park going south, when you exit Corps property onto Snider Lane, turn right and stay on the shoulder for 20 yards, then left across Snider Lane, and stay on the left side of the dirt road into the property. Our white stakes are all set on the left side of the road, going south. At the far side of the property, turn right again where the stake arrow points to the right and cross the roadbed and bar ditch, then follow the white stakes to our trail. When the developer begins trenching in the area where our path is located, we’ll close the trail again, so watch this site or our FB page for the closure notice.

TTPA Trekkers Program

The TTPA Trekkers Program has mileage forms available for download. Find out more information from the “About TTPA” link in the Top Navigation. Turn in your forms by the 7th of the month to enter for monthly and annual prizes.

Do Not Park on Rolling Meadows or side roads in St Paul

Parking horse trailers on Rolling Meadows Rd (which leads to the Collin Park picnic tables) or any of its side roads creates a safety and access hazard for the residents there.

Riders along Trinity Trail

Riders along Trinity Trail

The Trinity Trail Preservation Association (TTPA) was established in 1996 as a non-profit all-volunteer trail preservation organization.

Our main purpose is to maintain the 25.5 mile long trail on Corps of Engineers land on Lake Lavon and encourage hikers, joggers, nature lovers, photographers, and trail riders to use the scenic trail.

This multi-purpose trail offers a relaxing way to get close to nature without a long drive. On a weekend day you’ll find scout troops, nature lovers, horse back riders and families out for the day enjoying the trail. No wheeled vehicles or motorized vehicles are allowed on the trail.

Active Organization

In addition to maintaining the 25.5 mile long trail, the TTPA holds trail rides, cookouts, work days, educational events and fund-raising activities. The organization also works with area environmental groups, schools, scout troops and individuals to educate the public about parks, trails and recreational facilities in the north Texas area.


Trail rider

TTPA member on Trail

The TTPA is a grass roots organization that combines fellowship with a love of the outdoors and horses. Our members come from all over the North Texas region.

If you like to trail ride, hike, or take photographs of nature, the TTPA has a lot to offer you. please consider joining. Information on membership and a printable application are located at our How To Join Page.

Regular membership in the TTPA is only $35 a year per family. We are a 501(c)(3) so membership is a tax deduction. This membership includes CareFlite insurance for your entire household.

The TTPA also offers Business Sponsorship Level Memberships that range from $100-$300 a year. In April, 2011 there were approximately 270 members of the TTPA.

School Participates in Lake Clean Up

Local School Participates in Lake Clean Up

TTPA Online

The TTPA has multiple ways to interact online. There is the main Trinity Trail Preservation Association’s website, plus for late breaking information or news updates, the TTPA has a TTPA blog, an active Yahoo Group, a TTPA Facebook page and a TTPA Twitter profile.