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July 27 Report from the Greenbelt

Hi Sannon, was great to meet you yesterday morning! We really enjoyed our day yesterday. Didn’t get off the water until 4:00 yesterday afternoon. The first four miles were really great. Found a nice swimming area about two miles down and spent about 45 minutes floating down a swift current and doing it over again! […]

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Green Fest September 29 at Ray Roberts Dam Park

he Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County, together with Texas Parks and Wildlife and the City of Denton, is excited to announce Green Fest. This fundraising event will be held from 2 to 8 pm, September 29th at the Greenbelt entrance off Highway 455 by the dam. Please mark your calendars and save the date. Green […]

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Now’s The Time

OK, if you’ve been waiting for the go ahead, it’s time to go ahead and kayak the North Texas Greenbelt. There are still obstructions in the waterway, but there’s more water coming out of the Lake Ray Roberts Dam, and before it gets too buggy, you really may want to think about a float. Last […]

Greenbelt Conditions

Spring Rains Fill Lake Ray Roberts and Flows up in Trinity at Greenbelt

Just a heads up on the conditions at the North Texas Greenbelt waterway – The rains we’ve had have filled up the lake, and it is looking very healthy. The releases from Ray Roberts into the Trinity and down the Greenbelt waterway are still minimal as the lake has not reached a level that warrants […]

Fishing the Greenbelt

Drought Over But Dam Still Holding – Spring Looks Promising for Water Release

North Texas is in better shape than the rest of Texas when it comes to lake levels, but with Ray Roberts just below conservation pool, and the future unpredictable, the Core is hanging on a little longer before opening up the Ray Roberts Dam. That means that the water in this stretch of the Trinity […]

Greenbelt Conditions

Report from the Greenbelt – Veteran’s Day Weekend 2011

Courtesy Photo – Bonnie Crumpton Saturday was an absolutely perfect day for a canoe trip down the Greenbelt! Beautiful weather and you weren’t kidding, the leaves were breathtaking. We didn’t catch anything, but we didn’t fish very much since a headwind and a lot of obstacles slowed us down quite a bit. Courtesy Photo – […]

Greenbelt Conditions

Fall is Upon us

Temperatures have cooled finally, but there is still no forecast of rain in the two week forecast. The Greenbelt from 380 Park to Lake Lewisville is now non-navigable. Lake Lewisville has receded on the northern reaches – away from Hwy. 380 – several hundred yards. There are other opportunities to kayak on Lake Ray Roberts […]

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Greenbelt Still Needs Rain Water

Just in case you are wondering if the drought broke here in North Texas yet, that would be a resounding no. The heat is still running about 105 every day this week, and water levels are not navigable for any recreational distance at the Greenbelt just east of Denton, Texas, on Hwy. 380. It will […]


Austin Canoe & Kayak Sale

Austin Canoe & Kayak is having a 15-percent off sale with coupon code. If you aren’t on the e mail, just ask for that code.

Environment and Ecology

Report From Greenbelt Alliance on Meeting with TPWD on June 9, 2011

Report By Lauren Poleski of the Greenbelt Alliance Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) hosted a meeting last night for equestrian users of the Greenbelt. Chris True, Park Superintendent, spoke for about 30 minutes and then opened up the floor for comments. Dr. Ken Dickson and I attended to represent the board of the Greenbelt Alliance. […]

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