The Bridle Trail, The Triangle, And The Hogg Woods Trail

Trail Map - Bridle, Triangle & Hogg Woods Trails
These trails are all on the WEST side of the train tracks.
User: Lone_Star - 3/1/2013

Location: Memorial Park

Rating: 1point5stars
Difficulty: 1point5stars  Solitude: halfstar
Miles Hiked: 4.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


This is my third visit/log of Memorial Park.  In this log, I will cover the Bridle Trail, The Triangle, and the Hogg Woods Trail.  All of these trails are lesser known and, therefore, have less traffic on them.  The reason they are lesser known is due to their location (i.e., they're not easy to find).

All of these trails exist on the WEST side of the railroad tracks.  I parked in the same parking lot I described in my first log and then crossed over the Living Bridge.  The Hoggs Woods Trail and The Triangle Trail are north of Woodway Drive, but south of Memorial Drive.  The Bridle Trail is an equestrian trail north of Memorial Drive.

I caught the Bridle Trail first.  It is in the shape of a "9".  It is mostly a linear trail with a short loop at the end.  The trail is primarily used by horses and is not particularly scenic.  At the top of the "9", the trail passes very close to Highway 610 so there is very little solitude as traffic rushes by.

The Triangle is a real cool and challenging mountain bike trail.  It is full of dips and berms and it is also fun to hike.  It is probably the most advanced bike trail in Memorial Park.  The start of the Triangle trail will lead you under two street bridges and end at the intersection of the Hogg Woods Trail.

The Hogg Woods Trail is an oval loop.  The west side of the loop passes very close to Highway 610 and provides no solitude.  The scenery is not all that great, either, but it's still a decent hike.

If you do not want to take The Triangle back, you can cross under a street bridge and catch the TxDOT Hike & Bike Trail along Woodway Drive.

Log Photos
Trail Map - Bridle, Triangle & Hogg Woods Trails
Bridle Trail Loop
Little Solitude On The Bridle Trail
Triangle Tunnels
Bike Obstacles
Hogg Woods Trail
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