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Vista Knoll Trail

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One way

0.4 miles

0.7 km

Difficulty

Intermediate

Elevation gain

21 ft

6 m

Highest point

1,226 ft

374 m

Avg grade

6% (3°)

Elevation loss

-109 ft

-33 m

Max grade

18% (10°)

Elevation loss

-109 ft

-33 m

Avg grade

6% (3°)

Lowest point

1,135 ft

346 m


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Shared by Jeremy Ruckel

Features

No Dogs  ·  Birding  ·  Views

Overview

Overall, this is a pretty easy trail that loops around a hill. The western portion mostly faces out towards Lake Travis with very good views of the surrounding Central Texas Hill country. The trail thins and is somewhat hard to find at places. Most of the trail has little tree cover. A couple of lookout benches are set up along the way.

The trail has many juniper ash trees around but is mostly barren beyond that. Connect to either the Cactus Rocks Trail or Ridgeline Trail to get to this trail and make for a longer hike.
Overall, this is a pretty easy trail that loops around a hill. The western portion mostly faces out towards Lake Travis with very good views of the surrounding Central Texas Hill country. The trail thins and is somewhat hard to find at places. Most of the trail has little tree cover. A couple of lookout benches are set up along the way.

The trail has many juniper ash trees around but is mostly barren beyond that. Connect to either the Cactus Rocks Trail or Ridgeline Trail to get to this trail and make for a longer hike.

Flora & Fauna

Juniper ash. Not much else.

Contacts

Land Manager: USFWS - Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge

Shared by Jeremy Ruckel

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3 from 1 hiker

Intermediate

Difficulty average from 1 hiker
1-1 of 1 reviews

Apr 19, 2019
Conditions: Dry

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