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77 mi 124 km of trail 9 Recommended Routes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 28 Trails Intermediate Trails 22 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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gem Favorite View from Sculpture Falls (wintertime). Barton creek is known for its beautiful blue-green water.

Sculpture Falls

(9) Rolling…, 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

Recommended Routes in Austin - 9

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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 620' Up 189.12 m Up 620' Down 189.11 m Down

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

Upper Barton Creek Greenbelt

5.0 mi 8.1 km 299' Up 91.01 m Up 299' Down 91.13 m Down

Rolling…, TX
Favorite Trickling waterfall
Intermediate

Turkey Creek Trail

2.8 mi 4.6 km 167' Up 50.94 m Up 168' Down 51.3 m Down

Lost Creek, TX
Favorite Pennybacker Bridge, Austin, TX
Intermediate

Pennybacker Bridge Overlook Trail

0.1 mi 0.2 km 18' Up 5.49 m Up 8' Down 2.45 m Down

West La…, TX
Favorite Downtown Austin Tour.
Easy/Intermediate

Lady Bird Lake

10.5 mi 16.8 km 200' Up 61.1 m Up 201' Down 61.21 m Down

Rolling…, TX
Favorite So much fun exploring Barton Creek!
Intermediate

Lower Barton Creek Greenbelt

7.8 mi 12.5 km 167' Up 50.98 m Up 167' Down 50.87 m Down

Rolling…, TX
Favorite Baby waterfall in an ecological recovery area (not allowed to go in).
Intermediate

Wild Basin Outer Loop

1.8 mi 2.9 km 260' Up 79.35 m Up 248' Down 75.46 m Down

West La…, TX
Favorite Downtown Austin Tour.
Easy/Intermediate

Downtown Austin Tour

6.3 mi 10.2 km 106' Up 32.17 m Up 106' Down 32.18 m Down

Austin, TX
Favorite Notice the sculptured rocks just below the surface. Its really amazing up close as you walk over stones.  Watch your step...or you'll be soaked (from experience LOL)
Intermediate

Homestead Trail Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km 156' Up 47.44 m Up 156' Down 47.52 m Down

Austin, TX

Trails in Austin - 42

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0.4 mi 0.7 km #1Woodlands Park and Nature Preserve Trail
Easy
Barton Creek, TX
Easy
Barton Creek, TX
0.2 mi 0.4 km #2Gnar-Wall Trail
Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
3.4 mi 5.4 km #3Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rollingwood, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Rollingwood, TX 17 
5.4 mi 8.6 km #4Violet Crown Trail
Intermediate
Rollingwood, TX
Intermediate
Rollingwood, TX 13 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5Great Hills Park Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jollyville, TX
Easy/Intermediate
Jollyville, TX
1.2 mi 2.0 km #6Saint Edwards Trail
Intermediate
Jollyville, TX
Intermediate
Jollyville, TX
5.1 mi 8.1 km #7Slaughter Creek Trail
Intermediate
Shady Hollow, TX
Intermediate
Shady Hollow, TX 12 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Tangle Wild Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Little Fern Trail
Intermediate
Lost Creek, TX
Intermediate
Lost Creek, TX
0.5 mi 0.9 km #10Panther Hollow Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Barton Creek, TX
Easy/Intermediate
Barton Creek, TX
1.2 mi 2.0 km #11Barton Creek Greenbelt - Eagles Landing Loop Trail
Difficult
Rollingwood, TX
Difficult
Rollingwood, TX
0.3 mi 0.5 km #12Tar Branch Trail
Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
0.4 mi 0.7 km #13Blue Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jollyville, TX
Easy/Intermediate
Jollyville, TX
8.8 mi 14.2 km #14Onion Creek Greenbelt Trail Hike/Run
Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
4.2 mi 6.8 km #15Quick Loop at Onion Creek Greenbelt
Easy/Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
Easy/Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
2.9 mi 4.7 km #16Onion Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
Easy/Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
2.2 mi 3.6 km #17Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Barton Creek, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Barton Creek, TX
8.0 mi 12.9 km #18Southern Walnut Creek Trail
Easy
Austin, TX
Easy
Austin, TX
0.6 mi 1.0 km #19Yaupon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
West Lake Hills, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
West Lake Hills, TX
3.4 mi 5.4 km #20Northern Walnut Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX

Photos of Austin - 86

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Nature's stair stepper. It does not disappoint!
Nov 11, 2016 near Lost Creek, TX
Tranquil waterfalls.
Nov 11, 2016 near Barton…, TX
Hiking on the River Place Nature Trail in Austin, TX!
Jun 13, 2016 near Barton…, TX
Pennybacker Bridge at Sunset
Aug 7, 2019 near West La…, TX
Pennybacker Bridge, Austin, TX
Aug 7, 2019 near West La…, TX
Some of the rock formations seen on the Violet Crown Trail.
Nov 25, 2015 near Rolling…, TX
View from Sculpture Falls (wintertime). Barton creek is known for its beautiful blue-green water.
Jan 3, 2018 near Rolling…, TX
Notice the sculptured rocks just below the surface. Its really amazing up close as you walk over stones.  Watch your step...or you'll be soaked (from experience LOL)
Aug 28, 2017 near Austin, TX