DescriptionOriginally named Dechman at the close of the Civil War, Grand Prairie has long been a thoroughfare between Dallas and Fort Worth. A historical marker denotes the Cross Timbers region, a meeting place of commerce between settlers and Native Americans.
Lone Star Park, 1000 Lone Star Pkwy., holds Thoroughbred and quarter horse racing; phone (972) 263-7223 for schedule.
Note: Policies concerning admittance of children to pari-mutuel betting facilities vary. Phone for information.
Visitor InfoGrand Prairie Tourist Information Center 2170 N. Beltline Rd. GRAND PRAIRIE, TX 75050. Phone:(972)263-9588 or (800)288-8386