Lake Highlands

Family-friendly community with a very school-centric vibe.

Welcome to Lake Highlands

Family-friendly community with a very school-centric vibe

Taking up a significant portion of Northeast Dallas, Lake Highlands is a family-oriented community that’s desirability is due to its close proximity to Downtown Dallas, White Rock Lake, and Interstate 635. Commuting to and from this friendly community is very easy, which makes it easy for individuals wanting to settle down while still being close enough to the city to enjoy its nightlife. 
Lake Highlands is composed of several subdivisions, each tied together by their support of the Richardson ISD schools. You’ll find school pride in spades, with porch parties, annual events, community engagement, and so much more. When looking for a family-friendly neighborhood where your kids can get an excellent education and become involved with their community, there’s no better place than Lake Highlands. 
In Lake Highlands, most homes were built in the 1960s and 1970s during a housing boom, so you’ll find many detached single-family homes and bungalow styles. However, there have also been many new builds popping up all over the community, with fresh, modern homes that ooze character and charm. Whenever you end up in Lake Highlands, mature trees and dense greenery are sure to welcome you.

What to Love

  • Exceptional educational opportunities and vibrant school spirit 
  • Easy commute to Downtown Dallas via the DART Light Rail 
  • Immediate access to White Rock Lake
  • Multiple shopping strips and trendy restaurants

Local Lifestyle

Lake Highlands gives residents a mix of an urban and suburban feel, where everyone has a relaxed aura while still being some of the most active residents in the city. It’s largely a family-oriented community given its educational system overflow of all-ages activities whether it’s getting out on the lake for a paddleboard or biking along White Creek Rock trail to the popular Flag Pole Hill.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Lake Highlands is burgeoning with delicious eats and inspired dining, and that starts with Fish City Grill.  It’s the perfect family-friendly restaurant, where you can dig into some of the city’s freshest seafood in taco, sandwich, or pasta form. And don’t forget to try out their signature oyster nachos for a real flavor explosion! For some authentic Tex-Mex and delicious margaritas, head on over to Mi Cocina. Start off the meal with their famed Mambo Taxi and pair it with perfectly made guacamole. 
Lake Highlands Town Center is like no other, where you can shop, dine, live, and play. Become the heart of Lake Highlands when you live in the modern, charming apartment complex, where you’ll have access to several eateries and the DART Light Rail. And shop at the specialty Sprouts Farmers Market where you’ll buy natural and organic ingredients. It’s the place that residents from all over commerce, whether it’s for a scone and latte, relaxing lakeside picnic, or outdoor fun with your family.

Things to Do

In Lake Highlands, an attraction that brings everyone together is Flag Pole Hill Park. There’s a large quad for picnics and skateboarding, grassy knolls for lounging with friends and family, and several annual events throughout the year, mainly the Fourth of July fireworks. It also hosts city-wide festivals, namely Oktoberfest. People from all over Dallas and its surrounding areas gather at Flag Pole Hill Park for live music, local bites and brews, and the annual King of the Hill cornhole tournament. 
Royal Oaks Country Club is a family-oriented club that offers several amenities and excellent service. If you’re wanting to practice your swing or are up for a friendly game of golf, get out on their world-class golf course, where the fairways are impeccable and the greens challenging. Also, be sure to check out Lake Highlands North Park, a community park with several sports courts, picnic tables, a pool, and a recreation center. In the summer months, take your kids to the public splash pad to cool off and end the day with a family BBQ.


Lake Highlands is home to some excellent educational opportunities, which include:

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