Hours, Fees, & Directions

When we're open and how to find us. We're admission free!


Tuesday through Saturday 9am – 5pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays and major holidays
When our center is closed, our trails are closed.
Leashed dogs are welcome on Saturdays.


Regular admission is always free! We appreciate donations at our front desk and the metal donation box near the trailhead. Donations help us maintain the trails, keep admission free and support our education programs.


We are located on FM 1382 in Cedar Hill, Texas between Cedar Hill State Park and Northwood University at:

1206 W. FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX 75104


From the West: Take I-20 eastbound to the Beltline Rd (FM 1382) exit. Turn right on FM 1382/Beltline Rd.  Pass the entrance to Cedar Hill State Park. The center entrance is 1/2-mile further on the right. (If you get to Northwood University/Newman Academy, you have just missed us.)

From Dallas: Take I-35 south to Hwy 67 south; proceed on Hwy 67 a few miles south of the I-20 intersection and take the FM 1382 exit. Turn right on FM 1382 and proceed west to the entrance to Cedar Hill State Park, where there is a break in the median strip. Make a U-turn, and proceed back to the Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center. The center entrance will be your first right.

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