Oak Park Estates is a "hidden treasure" in Dallas and is within walking distance to Kiest Park, one of Dallas' largest public park facilities. With only a 10-minute commute to Downtown Dallas, the neighborhood is very convenient to the central business corridor.
Oak Park Estates Neighborhood
There are approximately 590 homes in the neighborhood. The northern section of the neighborhood was originally developed in the mid-1950's by local Dallas developers, Vernon and James Smith, with the southern section being added in the 1960's. The northern and southern sections are separated by Five Mile Creek, which runs through the middle of the neighborhood and is a wildlife haven, exhibiting many species of birds, reptiles and mammals.
The Oak Park Estates neighborhood is located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX. The neighborhood is surrounded by towering trees, rolling terrain and an abundance of greenbelt areas with Five Mile Creek cutting through the center of the neighborhood. The boundaries of the northern section of the neighborhood are Kiest Blvd. to the north, Pentagon Pkwy. to the south, Rugged Drive to the west and Navajo Drive to the east. The boundaries of the southern section of the neighborhood are Five Mile Parkway to the north, Whitedove Dr. to the south, Ovid Ln. to the west and Lost Creek Dr. to the east.
While the history of Oak Park Estates indicates a neighborhood association, crime watch committee and garden club existed as far back as the early 1960's, the current Oak Park Estates Neighborhood Association was officially incorporated in January 2008, after establishing bylaws and electing Association officers.
The Druid Hills Neighborhood, another hidden gem in Dallas consists of about 285 homes. the Druid Hills and Oak Park Estates neighborhoods are intertwined because in several cases one development ends and another begins on the same block. Druid Hills connects Oak Park Estates to Hampton Rd. to the west and Ledbetter Rd. to the South. Druid Hills neighbors are welcome to join in OPENA meetings and activities. The 2 neighborhoods represent approximately 875 homes.
Residents who wish to VOLUNTARILY join the Association can do so by completing the "contact form". OPENA Annual Dues are Voluntary.
All paid members have "voting rights" in the Association.
$25 per year, per household
$15 per year, per household for seniors 60 yrs and over
To Become a Member, please complete a CONTACT FORM today!