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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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St. Edwards Park- Hill Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great walk. The path (Red Trail) along road was great for our six year old. We will do this one again.

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Turkey Creek Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

I visited there last week. It was a nice trail with shade all over the track. it was a bit muddyvin parts because of the rain the day before. its an easy trail which can be done in an hour

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Walnut Creek Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Walnut is my go to trail running location, hit it probably once a week. Fairly close to my house, and tons of trails that range from easy to technical. It's beautiful at any time of year. Lots of mountain bikers.

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Ridge Trail
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24 Completed 1 Reviews

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Sculpture Falls Hike at Barton Creek
by Warren Dantzler

7 Completed 1 Reviews

Fun, moderate trail easily accessible from the city. Today was especially enjoyable with fall colors and favorable conditions (~77 degrees). Highly recommend checking it out if you live nearby or are looking for a nice day trip.

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Sculpture Falls Hike at Barton Creek
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6 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice and beautiful! My whole family loved it. We went on Thanksgiving Day and it wasn't too crowded.

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Spicewood Springs Preserve Trail
by PR Latta

1 Completed 1 Reviews

Now known as Stillhouse Hollow Nature Preserve, a fire 8/31/14 took out the observation deck - http://kxan.com/2014/08/31/afd-working-to-extinguish-nw-hills-brush-fire/. This is a short, out and back, paved path. As previously noted, dogs (and bicycles) are NOT allowed. I think the "moderate" designation is for a short section that has a switch back to the burned out observation area-- basically as easy walk or jog. Probably not easily wheelchair accessible due to the now-gated-off unpaved parking area and this short elevation change area. After the recent drought, there is no evident "river" though the bottom of the ravine is probably damp. Didn't see a single person on a gorgeous 70 degree, sunny day. I look forward to a return walk during the spring wildflower season. "This small preserve is home to a few endangered species such as the Golden-cheeked Warbler and the Black Capped Vireo."

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Bee Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

No longer open to the public. This was one of the first Travis Audubon built and maintained trails. After 9/11 the City of Austin installed a high chain link fence and closed the area to the public because of proximity to the water treatment plant. Too bad. It was a nice trail with lots of cool plants.

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St. Edwards Park- Hill Trail
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10 Completed 1 Reviews

Heavily populated trail, but still very wonderful. Some elevation that made the trail more challenging. There is a fun, narrow rock wall to walk across and see the creek.

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Walnut Creek Trail
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20 Completed 2 Reviews

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