Introduction to University Park, Texas
University Park, Texas, in Dallas county, is 4 miles N of Dallas, Texas.
University Park History
The area was named after Southern Methodist University, which is located nearby. It began as a cluster of homes that emerged around the university. These homes received utility services by the University until 1924. The city has grown but still maintains a low tax rate and high property values.
University Park and Nearby Attractions
- African American Museum
- Cedar Hill State Park
- Museum of Nature and Science
- Cleburne State Park
- Little Chapel-in-the-Woods
Things To Do In University Park
People may visit museums like the Dallas Museum of Art, the African American Museum, and the Museum of Nature and Science. Parks like Cedar Hill State Park and Cleburne State Park may also be visited for recreational opportunities like boating, hiking and picnicking. Some of the major attractions nearby include Southfork Ranch, Fort Worth Botanical Garden, Dallas World Aquarium, and Dallas Zoo.
University Park Transportation
The nearest major airport is Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
University Park Higher Education
Colleges near the city include Amberton University, Brookhaven College, Cedar Valley College, and University of Dallas.