Things to do in Duncanville TX

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Duncanville is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Duncanville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Duncanville has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Between 1904 and 1933 the population of Duncanville increased from 113 to more than 300. During World War II, the Army Air Corps established a landing field for flight training on property near the present-day intersection of Main and Wheatland roads. Duncanville residents incorporated the city on August 2, 1947.

Cedar Hill is a city in Dallas and Ellis counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is located approximately 16 miles (26 km) southwest of downtown Dallas and is situated along the eastern shore of Joe Pool Lake and Cedar Hill State Park.

Duncanville is a city in southern Dallas County, Texas, in the United States. Duncanville's population was 38,524 at the 2010 census. The city is part of the Best Southwest area, which includes Duncanville, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, and Lancaster. Wikipedia


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Armstrong Park

Historic sites, amphitheater & play area

21-acre park featuring a rec center, outdoor theater, sports courts, historic sites & a playground.


Cedar Ridge Preserve

Bird, butterfly & mammal habitat

Audubon nature preserve offering 9 miles of hiking trails through 600 acres of hill country habitat.


International Museum Of Cultures

Park and fishing

Rentable pavilion at a popular lakeside park, with BBQ grills, picnic tables & restrooms.


Joe Pool Lake

Interactive displays on world cultures

Interactive museum of world cultures, with a large musical instrument display & a gift shop.


Lakeside Park

Dammed reservoir with fishing & more

This dammed reservoir was created in the '80s & offers fishing & other recreational activities.


Amores Pasta & Pizza


111 S Cedar Ridge Dr

Comfort food · Small plates · Quick bite


Chili's Grill & Bar


2503 W Wheatland Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 10:45AM


Orabis Grill and Bar


824 E Belt Line Rd

Closed ⋅ Opens 11AM


The Coaches Box


705 Oriole Blvd

Comfort food · Small plates · Quick bite


The Pelican House Restaurant

Classic New Orleans-style meals, plus Sunday brunches & a full bar, offered in a low-key space.

107 S Cedar Ridge Dr

Comfort food · Outdoor seating · Small plates