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66 mi 106 km of trail 9 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 43 Trails Intermediate Trails 7 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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gem Favorite View from Sculpture Falls (wintertime). Barton creek is known for its beautiful blue-green water.

Sculpture Falls

(8) 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

Featured Hikes 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 • 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 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 Downtown Austin Tour.
Easy

Lady Bird Lake

10.5 mi 16.8 km • Loop • 200 ft Ascent 61.1 m Ascent

(12) 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 • Loop • 260 ft Ascent 79.35 m Ascent

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

Downtown Austin Tour

6.3 mi 10.2 km • Loop • 106 ft Ascent 32.17 m Ascent

(3) 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)
Easy/Intermediate

Homestead Trail Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km • Loop • 156 ft Ascent 47.44 m Ascent

(7) Austin, TX

Trails in Austin - 41

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0.4 mi 0.7 km #1Woodlands Park and Nature Preserve Trail
Easy
Barton Creek, TX
Easy
0.4 mi 0.7 km Barton Creek, TX
0.2 mi 0.4 km #2Gnar-Wall Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.4 km Wells Branch, TX
3.4 mi 5.4 km #3Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
Intermediate
Rollingwood, TX
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Rollingwood, TX 17 
5.4 mi 8.6 km #4Violet Crown Trail
Intermediate
Rollingwood, TX
Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.6 km Rollingwood, TX 10 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5Great Hills Park Trail
Easy
Jollyville, TX
Easy
0.8 mi 1.3 km Jollyville, TX
2.9 mi 4.7 km #6Onion Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
Easy/Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Onion Creek, TX
5.1 mi 8.1 km #7Slaughter Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Shady Hollow, TX
Easy/Intermediate
5.1 mi 8.1 km Shady Hollow, TX 10 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Tangle Wild Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Wells Branch, TX
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Little Fern Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lost Creek, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Lost Creek, TX
1.2 mi 2.0 km #10Saint Edwards Trail
Intermediate
Jollyville, TX
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Jollyville, TX
0.5 mi 0.9 km #11Panther Hollow Trail
Easy
Barton Creek, TX
Easy
0.5 mi 0.9 km Barton Creek, TX
1.2 mi 2.0 km #12Barton Creek Greenbelt - Eagles Landing Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rollingwood, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 2.0 km Rollingwood, TX
0.3 mi 0.5 km #13Tar Branch Trail
Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Wells Branch, TX
1.9 mi 3.1 km #14Bull Creek Rim Loop, Swichback Bypass
Intermediate/Difficult
Jollyville, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Jollyville, TX
8.0 mi 12.9 km #15Southern Walnut Creek Trail
Easy
Austin, TX
Easy
8.0 mi 12.9 km Austin, TX
0.6 mi 1.0 km #16Yaupon Trail
Intermediate
West Lake Hills, TX
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km West Lake Hills, TX
3.4 mi 5.4 km #17Northern Walnut Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wells Branch, TX
Easy/Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Wells Branch, TX
4.0 mi 6.4 km #18Shoal Creek Trail
Easy
Austin, TX
Easy
4.0 mi 6.4 km Austin, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km #19Rock Shelter Interpretive Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Onion Creek, TX
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Onion Creek, TX
1.4 mi 2.2 km #20Off Leash Trail
Easy
Onion Creek, TX
Easy
1.4 mi 2.2 km Onion Creek, 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

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