"Promoting McKinney Texas as America’s Crape Myrtle City"

For the love of McKinney


The not-for-profit Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney Foundation formed in 1998.

Median Plantings

The first major plantings of crape myrtles were made in September 2000 and April 2001 along Eldorado Parkway from Highway 5 (McDonald Street) west to Hardin Boulevard, also along U.S. 380 just west of U.S. 75.Plans Click to download a list of locations and varieties.

Subsequent plantings were made from Hardin Road to Stonebridge Drive, also along Virginia Parkway.



To be an integral part of elevating the beauty and appeal of our great city to the highest levels by showcasing the premier flowering plant of the South throughout our community in a thoughtful and meaningful manner and by promoting McKinney Texas as America’s crape myrtle city!! We are a Non-Profit 501 (C) (3) Status.





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Announcing Main Street McKinney as New Partner

The Fun Run Committee meet with Director, Amy Rosenthal and Program Coordinator,Michelle...

2014 Fun Run & 5K and 10K

This year we have added a 10K to the event for the more serious runners.  We hope to...

‘McKinney honored as ‘America’s Crape Myrtle City’

‘McKinney honored as ‘America’s Crape Myrtle City’ By Carolyn Skei,...

Premium Sponsors for 2013-2014

Thanks you to our premium sponsors or the Fun Run this year. 2014 Premium Sponsors...

The 2014 Fun Run Registration is OPEN

The 2014 Crape Myrtle Trails Fun Run Registration is OPEN! Announcing the 2014 Fun Run...

LINKS Sponsor

On September 4, 2013, the Crape Myrtle Trails Board sponsored the LINKS.  This is a...


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