"Americas's Crpae Myrtle City"Navigation
Our annual Run the Trails™ fun run 5K and 10K was a huge success. With the new venue at Cockrill Middle school, the new USA Track and Field certified course we had our greatest successful event in 9 years. Lots of fun at the Myrtle Village. Mayor Loughmiller opened the event...Read More
For the love of McKinney
The not-for-profit Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney Foundation formed in 1998.
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.
Join us in special events celebrating “Americas’ Crape Myrtle City” McKinney, our people and our crape myrtles.
RUN REGISTER 2014 Closed
EVENTS Sponsor Opportunities
• Various tours and programs throughout the year.
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