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Riverplace Nature Trail

Austin, TX

Great trail....tons of stairs. Good elevation. Even more challenging if you park at the park at the bottom of the neighborhood and run up all the hill, however this is not for the light of heart.

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Barton Creek Greenbelt
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice trail and super convenient. Rented a mtb from Barton Creek Bike Rentals. The trailhead is about a five minute ride from the shop. 7 miles out and 7 back. Plenty of rocks and rock gardens.

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Mary Moore Searight Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

best trail and disc golf park in south austin.

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Riverplace Nature Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Pretty sure the guy below me didn't go to this trail. This was a tough trail with lots of stairs. There's no way you could take a baby carrier up it.

In any case, it was a lot of fun. We didn't have enough time to do the whole thing, but we will be going back within the next week.

Lots of beautiful areas to stop and look at along the creek, and there was quite a bit of solitude. There was no one on the trail at all except the two of us.

Will be uploading some pictures as soon as I get back to my computer.

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Turkey Creek Trail
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Completed the trail it starts off pretty flat but towed the end it gets rocky. It crosses back and forth across the creek several times It's a hight use trail we saw A LOT of other people and also a lot of dogs great off leash trail I recommend if your allegeric to any kind of poisons like poison ivy ,poison oak , and poison sumac then stay on the trail I went off the trail kinda and got bad poison ivy. All together it's a good trail it took us around 1 hour and 25 min but that's with stops and we weren't walking that fast

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Riverplace Nature Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Terrible as advertised. This is not a hiking trail, this is a walking trail; and it's about as far from nature as possible. It's located smack dab in the middle of cedar park hills/ heights, so you're "hiking" right through the middle of a suburban hell. The start point is in the middle of some upscale park, at a man-made pond, and then borders a golf course for the length of the trail. The end point for the longer stretch of the trail, comes right out through a mowed field and back onto another suburban road, right next to someone's giant house. All I can say about difficulty is if you can walk the trail with a baby carrier, in a sun dress and sandals, it's probably not a black diamond for difficulty. Elevation change is minimal, with only two or three places you might need to stop for breath. More suited to a difficult trail run than hiking. Still, have fun trying to get back to nature when you have to look at all the giant suburban houses and listen to people on the other side of the trees drive golf balls.

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Slaughter Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Pretty nice very quiet trail set out in the countryside actual address is 9901 FM 1826, Austin, TX 78739, United States.

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Slaughter Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Pretty cool trail. We came across many roadrunners along the way, which excited my daughter. Would do this again.

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Circle C Slaughter Creek Trail
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12 Completed 6 Reviews

This is a great area...too bad they are over-developing the surrounding area with housing subdivisions.
Other than that the trails there are great for some trail running.

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Sculpture Falls Hike at Barton Creek
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10 Completed 2 Reviews

Nice hike, very scenic. I would rate it as easy. Go during the week if you can. Even then there are lots of people, but it thins out past Twin Falls.

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Walnut Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This is an awesome trail and I try to do six miles three times a week.

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