Bored? Broke? 👉 Savvy Saver

Dallas’ smoking ban starts today at public parks and trails

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

DALLAS - There's nothing green about smoke in a park. Which is why the city of Dallas has approved a smoking ban in public parks. Now, lighting up could cost you a $200 fine. But, it's pretty priceless what a smoke free zone can do.

The ban affects some 400 city-owned parks and trails. Privately owned places like the Dallas Zoo or Arboretum won't be impacted.

As for Fair park-- well, that's fair game, but only during the State Fair and other leased events.

This spring, the only type of smoke you should be sniffin at a park is the kind coming from a BBQ grill.


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.