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Old Lake Highlands

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Appropriately named, Old Lake Highlands is a residential area of east Dallas that is adjacent to White Rock Lake.


White Rock Park is the featured outdoor area of Old Lake Highlands. Visitors can bird watch, fish from piers, walk and bike on over nine miles of trails, utilize the dog park, and more. Sailing is permitted in the lake, although swimming and motorized boating are not. There are many other creek-side parks in Old Lake Highlands leading to White Rock Lake, including Norbuck Park.

Local Events

The Old Lake Highlands Neighborhood Association maintains a calendar of community events that can be accessed here.

Attractions and Shopping

White Rock Local Market is a fantastic farmer’s-style market at The Green Spot, a healthy convenience store and gas station featuring regular and green fuels.  The Bath House Cultural Center and Dallas Arboretum are also nearby. Downtown Dallas is just 11 miles away from Old Lake Highlands, making it another outpost for major attractions, sporting events, shopping and restaurants.

Area History and Information

Old Lake Highlands contains just shy of 2,000 homes, and many of them are over 80 years old. There are a variety of architectural elevations here, including Tudor and Craftsman. Many residents of Old Lake Highlands are interested in preserving the architectural integrity of the community, and are averse to people moving in to demolish old homes to make room for more modern ones.  There is currently a movement underway to this regard, as residents have learned of similarly successful movements in other parts of Dallas.

Schools In The Area

School attendance zone boundaries and ratings are provided by a third party. The information is not guaranteed to be accurate, up-to-date, or complete. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. In addition, the ratings, and the metrics used by the third party to arrive at the ratings, should not be the only factor used in selecting the right school for your family.

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