Introduction to Glenn Heights, Texas
Glenn Heights, Texas, in Ellis county, is 19 miles S of Dallas, Texas. The city has a population of 7,224.
Glenn Heights History
Glenn Heights and Nearby Attractions
- Children's Museum of Waxahachie
- Cedar Hill State Park
- Acton State Historic Site
- Fort Worth Botanical Garden
- Dallas World Aquarium
- Fort Worth Zoo
Things To Do In Glenn Heights
A number of parks and recreational areas are based in the area surrounding Glenn Heights including Lake Tawakoni State Park, Dinosaur Valley State Park, Lake Whitney State Park, and Cleburne State Park. The 1,524-acre Dinosaur Valley State Park has provisions for biking, hiking, horseback riding, and camping. Several dinosaur tracks can also be seen at the park. Among the popular attractions near Glenn Heights are the Dallas Zoo, Southfork Ranch, and Fort Worth Botanical Garden. The Dallas World Aquarium has exhibits including the Orinoco - Secrets of the River rainforest display, Mundo Maya exhibit, and the South Africa exhibit, all of which display marine species of the world.
Glenn Heights Transportation
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the closest major airport to the city.
Glenn Heights Higher Education
Dallas Baptist University, Eastfield College, Mountain View College, and Cedar Valley College are located near Glenn Heights.