On Foot

Walk, run, jog or skip to more than 160 stores and over 200 eateries. Stroll through the tree lined streets of the State Thomas Neighborhood or side step from store to store in the West Village. Grab coffee at the Crescent on your morning jog and a cocktail on your walk home from work. Uptown is the most walkable district in Dallas and there’s plenty to see and do all along the way.

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On Foot

Walking Uptown

Did you know Uptown was Dallas' first live-work-play community? With just under one square mile, the Uptown district is designed to be the most walkable district in the city. Whether you're on your way to work, a shop, a restaurant, or a business appointment, getting from one end of Uptown to the other is a walk in the park.

Running Uptown

The Katy Trail runs along the west side of Uptown and there are parks a plenty as well. Lace up those tennis shoes and head out for a run through the beautiful tree-lined streets of Uptown or along the Katy Trail.

Walking Uptown

Art Walk

Uptown is filled with beauty and with art. So, the next time you’re strolling through the district be sure to check out these favorite stops that include art. Don’t forget to snap photos while on your adventure and tag Uptown Dallas Inc. on social media while using the hashtags #lovemyuptown and #uptowndallas.

  • Uptown Javelins (8X)
    • 1) Blackburn & Central Expressway
    • 2) Lemmon Ave & Central Expressway
    • 3) Hall & Central Expressway
    • 4) Maple-Routh Connection & Woodall Rodgers
    • 5) 2200 Cedar Springs (Anita Harris Phelps Park)
    • 6) Cedar Springs & Carlisle
    • 7) Pearl & Woodall Rodgers
    • 8) Cedar Springs & Olive
  • Uptown Entry Marker Ribbons (8X)
    • 1) Katy Trail Overpass & Lemmon
    • 2) Katy Trail Overpass & Lemmon
    • 3) Katy Trail Overpass & Blackburn
    • 4) Katy Trail Overpass & Fairmount
    • 5) Katy Trail Overpass & Cedar Springs
    • 6) Katy Trail Overpass & Hall
    • 7) Katy Trail Overpass & Bowen
    • 8) Katy Trail Overpass & Maple
  • Uptown Trolley Turntable – Located at: 3697 Howell St, Dallas, TX 75204
  • Synchronicity Light Receptors – Colorful Cube Sculptures by Margo Sawyer – 3697 Howell St, Dallas, TX 75204
  • Tower Two – Sculpture by Cliff Garten. Located at: 3794 Oak Grove Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204
  • “NAME” – Yellow Sculpture by _____. Located Carlisle & Lemmon
  • Cherry Bomb – Sculpture by Nic Noblique. Located in Anita Harris Phelps Park
  • Chair No. 3 – Sculpture by Nic Noblique. Located in Anita Harris Phelps Park
  • Wounded – Sculpture by Nic Noblique. Located in Anita Harris Phelps Park
  • Super Deluxe, West Village Mural – Painting by Ricardo Paniagua
  • Metal Flowers – 2909 Cole Avenue (Sneed & Cole)
  • Museum of Geometric & MADI Art – 3109 Carlisle St, Dallas, TX 75204
  • Griggs Park Post Trellis – Located at: Ellis Street
  • Griggs Park Obelisk – Located at: Clark Street
  • Pergola Shade & Fountain in State Thomas Neighborhood, Located at Clyde & Woodside
  • Uptown Moment – Sculpture by Brad Oldham. Located at: One Uptown at the corner of McKinney & Routh COMING SOON!
  • Sunlight Prism – Digital Painting by Shane Pennington. Located at: One Uptown (lobby) 2619 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
  • Hotel ZaZa Dragon
  • Flowers @ Maple & Leonard in front of Hotel Zaza
  • Founding Family @ Shake Shack
  • “NAME” – Red Circle Sculpture Located at 2811 McKinney Ave
  • Watertable – Water Feature by Brad Goldberg Located at McKinney & Blackburn
  • Fountain in St. Thomas Neighborhood
Running Uptown

Picking Up the Pace

Grab your friends or Fido and hit the trail. The next time you’re running through Uptown be sure to take a breather and snap a photo. Tag Uptown Dallas Inc. on social media while using the hashtags #lovemyuptown and #uptowndallas.

Friendly Competition

Everyone loves the parks in Uptown and we encourage you and your friends to get involved and meet your neighbors. Try hosting a flag football game or throwing a frisbee in Griggs Park. Enjoy yoga classes at Cole Park or jogging your way to Anita Harris Phelps Park on Cedar Springs.

On Wheels

With more than 44 stops, roll along the tracks with the McKinney Avenue Trolley. Strap on your helmet and ride through the neighborhood on your bike or scooter. Pedal the path of the Katy Trail or dial up a ride share for your next meeting. Whether you use the trolley tracker or your own tires, it’s easy to get to and fro through Uptown.

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On Wheels

Taking The Trolley

All aboard the McKinney Avenue Trolley! Hop on and off one of the trolley's 38 M-Line stops and a trolley car will pick you up. Did we mention the trolley is free? Take the trolley to work, to a meeting, to lunch with friends, or just for fun. You can also rent a private trolley for your special event.

Pedal the Pavement

Bike The Katy Trail or the tree-lined neighborhoods of Uptown. There a numerous bike groups in Dallas and Uptown is a great spot to gather or end your ride for a delicious brunch. You can easily pedal throughout Uptown and get where you need to go as the district is just under one square mile.

Skate or Scoot Through Uptown

It's easy being active in Uptown and if you're a rollerblader or a rollerskater there's plenty of pavement along The Katy Trail. If wheels on the feet aren't your thing then jump on your scooter and take in the beauty and ease of getting around Uptown.

DART

DART Buses, the DART Rail, and the Trinity Railway Express are easy ways of getting you through Dallas and these stops are easily accesseble in and through Uptown. For more information, head to DART.org.

Taking The Trolley

McKinney Avenue Transit Authority

Click here for the trolley tracker.

Click here for schedules, historical information and much more.

Pedal the Pavement

Bike

Bike racks are throughout Uptown and located at most major stops in Uptown.

Need a simple tune up? Be sure to check out the new bike fix station located at Anita Harris Phelps Park (2200 Cedar Springs), brought to you by Uptown Dallas, Inc.

Skate or Scoot Through Uptown

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DART

Dallas Area Rapid Transit

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