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406 mi 653 km of trail 21 Featured Hikes

Gems 6 Gems Easy Trails 217 Trails Intermediate Trails 60 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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Gems in Central Texas - 6

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gem Favorite Sunset on top of NW Enchanted Rock

Enchanted Rock

(16) Frederi…, TX
gem Favorite Hamilton Pool

Hamilton Pool

(8) The Hills, TX
gem Favorite This is where you'll be standing if you follow the trail to its end point.

Rough Hollow Cove

(1) Lakeway, TX
gem Favorite View from Sculpture Falls (wintertime). Barton creek is known for its beautiful blue-green water.

Sculpture Falls

(8) Rolling…, TX
gem Favorite Gormon falls

Gorman Falls

(11) Lampasas, TX
gem Favorite Zilker Park Barton Springs spill out...leading out the Barton Creek finger. Such a blast for the kids. Super refreshing spring water! The spring itself is on the upper other side of this spill out.

Barton Springs

(7) Austin, TX

Featured Hikes in Central Texas - 21

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Favorite Nature's stair stepper. It does not disappoint!
Intermediate/Difficult

River Place Nature Trail

5.6 mi 8.9 km • Out and Back • 620 ft Ascent 189.12 m Ascent

(46) Barton…, TX
Favorite View from Sculpture Falls (wintertime). Barton creek is known for its beautiful blue-green water.
Easy/Intermediate

Upper Barton Creek Greenbelt

5.0 mi 8.1 km • Out and Back • 299 ft Ascent 91.01 m Ascent

(13) Rolling…, TX
Favorite My son navigating us through our hike and creating new GPS tracks with the Hiking Project app ! :)
Intermediate/Difficult

Lakeway Canyonlands & Mt. Lakeway Scenic View

5.8 mi 9.4 km • Out and Back • 751 ft Ascent 228.8 m Ascent

(6) The Hills, TX
Favorite So much fun exploring Barton Creek!
Easy/Intermediate

Lower Barton Creek Greenbelt

7.8 mi 12.5 km • Out and Back • 167 ft Ascent 50.98 m Ascent

(5) Rolling…, TX
Favorite Trickling waterfall
Easy/Intermediate

Turkey Creek Trail

2.8 mi 4.6 km • Loop • 167 ft Ascent 50.94 m Ascent

(15) Lost Creek, TX
Favorite Pennybacker Bridge, Austin, TX
Intermediate

Pennybacker Bridge Overlook Trail

0.1 mi 0.2 km • Point to Point • 18 ft Ascent 5.49 m Ascent

(2) West La…, TX
Favorite Sloping flanks of Enchanted Rock
Intermediate

Enchanted Rock Tour

6.3 mi 10.1 km • Loop • 771 ft Ascent 234.96 m Ascent

(8) Frederi…, TX
Favorite This trail takes you to the little beach finger you see sticking out into the water on the left side of the picture.
Intermediate/Difficult

Lakeway Canyonlands to Rough Hollow Cove

6.0 mi 9.7 km • Out and Back • 660 ft Ascent 201.29 m Ascent

(10) Lakeway, TX

Trails in Central Texas - 257

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0.6 mi 1.0 km #1Summit Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fredericksburg, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Fredericksburg, TX 16 
10.1 mi 16.2 km #2Juniper Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Johnson City, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
10.1 mi 16.2 km Johnson City, TX
26.4 mi 42.5 km #3Goodwater Loop Trail
Intermediate
Serenada, TX
Intermediate
26.4 mi 42.5 km Serenada, TX 23 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #4Mt Lakeway Trail
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km The Hills, TX
0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Trophy Trail
Intermediate
Lakeway, TX
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Lakeway, TX
6.4 mi 10.3 km #6Great Escape Trail
Easy
Spicewood, TX
Easy
6.4 mi 10.3 km Spicewood, TX
0.6 mi 0.9 km #7Rim Trail
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km The Hills, TX
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8Canyon Trail
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km The Hills, TX
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Woodlands Park and Nature Preserve Trail
Easy
Barton Creek, TX
Easy
0.4 mi 0.7 km Barton Creek, TX
1.7 mi 2.8 km #10Cibolo Creek Trail
Easy
Boerne, TX
Easy
1.7 mi 2.8 km Boerne, TX
1.5 mi 2.5 km #11Lakeside Greenbelt Trail
Intermediate
Lakeway, TX
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Lakeway, TX
2.1 mi 3.3 km #12Dinosour Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Grape Creek, TX
Easy/Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Grape Creek, TX
0.4 mi 0.7 km #13Peninsula Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakeway, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km Lakeway, TX
0.5 mi 0.9 km #14Hamilton Greenbelt II Trail
Easy
Lakeway, TX
Easy
0.5 mi 0.9 km Lakeway, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km #15Serene Loop Trail
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km The Hills, TX
0.1 mi 0.2 km #16High Trail
Easy/Intermediate
The Hills, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.2 km The Hills, TX
0.5 mi 0.7 km #17Hurst Hollow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakeway, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
0.5 mi 0.7 km Lakeway, TX
0.2 mi 0.3 km #18Palos Verdes Trail
Intermediate
Lakeway, TX
Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.3 km Lakeway, TX
0.2 mi 0.4 km #19Gnar-Wall Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.4 km Wells Branch, TX
0.7 mi 1.1 km #20Easy Rider Trail
Easy
Spicewood, TX
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Spicewood, TX

Photos of Central Texas - 298

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The morning sun looked amazing on this field!
Jul 23, 2019 near Wyldwood, TX
Hamilton Pool
Jan 5, 2018 near The Hills, TX
Hamilton Pool.... minus the crowds .... in the off season.  This is a great short trail just about anytime of the year... after summer crowds are gone is best  :)
Aug 28, 2017 near The Hills, TX
Hamilton Pool ....Feb 2017
Aug 9, 2017 near The Hills, TX
Nature's stair stepper. It does not disappoint!
Nov 11, 2016 near Lost Creek, TX
Tranquil waterfalls.
Nov 11, 2016 near Barton…, TX
Sloping flanks of Enchanted Rock
Jul 25, 2016 near Frederi…, TX
Sunset on top of NW Enchanted Rock
Nov 22, 2017 near Frederi…, TX

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