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Canyon Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.5 (2)

The northern section of the River Place Nature Trail.


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.6

KM

Point to Point

927' 282 m

High

555' 169 m

Low

558' 170 m

Up

186' 57 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Need to Know

Recent article in local community news seeks to explain new daily trail usage charges. Article focuses on effect on local residents, however, the daily charge seems high for individual plus additional for leashed dog. The fees mentioned in the article are for weekends, initially, and may expand depending on trail usage. Here is article:
fourpointsnews.com/2019/02/…

Another previous article on the subject:
fourpointsnews.com/2019/02/…

Description

The Canyon Trail forms the northern portion of the River Place Nature Trail and begins at the intersection with the Panther Hollow Trail and Little Fern Trail. From there, the narrow singletrack is chock full of stairs as it parallels Panther Hollow Creek before climbing out of the hollow to River Place Boulevard.

Contacts

Shared By:

Eric Ashley with improvements by Patrick Scott

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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
Nearing the top, you get a pretty great view.
May 13, 2017 near Lost Creek, TX

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Dec 30, 2017
Brian McDonnell
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