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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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Dick Nichols Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I liked this trail loads, it's very easy. Great for those who want a simple concrete path to walk/jog/bike/pet walk.

Abundant parking right by the trail.

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Roy Guerrero Colorado River Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great place to get away and be. Watch out for poison ivy!

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Turkey Creek Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

I love this place. Great off leash spot for dogs. It's a balloon trail, too which is a Bonus. Lots of herding dogs out there. Nice little incline, mostly shady, several creek crossings. It's a weekly city hike for us. Not very challenging, but not a walking path. Great for beginning trail running. You must like dogs to go.

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Turkey Creek Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

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Walnut Creek Trail
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6 Completed 7 Reviews

Huge park with many trails. Went on Sunday, last rain was Tuesday. Still wet in certain areas, very shaded areas or at dips. There are marker signs all over yet the trails are so expansive you get lost easily. You really need to study the map before your ride and then write it on your arm. Lots of trees to go thru, they had several water crossings that I did not enjoy, shoes got wet, mud all over me. Windy loop and bmx loop were fun. BMX was dry but windy loop had lots of shade, thus tons of mud. Dogs are allowed off leash. There are restrooms and port a potties, bike stands if you need to fix your bike. I think I saw air station as well. There were bikers around, that actually knew were they were going so we followed them at times. Go when it is bone dry.

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Lower Barton Greenbelt
by Stevie Huval

1 Completed 1 Reviews

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The Trail at Lady Bird Lake
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6 Completed 7 Reviews

Beautiful trail. The trail is easy, it is fairly flat for the most part. Crushed granite. There are a few areas where you wonder hey where did the trail go, but was able to figure it out, except at one spot. I started near lakeshore blvd going counter clockwise. As the path goes away go upward towards the bride walkway, narrow about 3 feet wide. When you come down just work your way near the river and you are back on track. Then you will cross some kiddy railroad tracks and then you end up in a neighborhood st. Just go up the st about 20 feet and on your left the rock trail starts again. You will go around a baseball field and then it is easy. When you get to I 35 bridge go under the bridge thru the parking lot and then you are back on your way. When you get to mopac pedestrian bridge you will cross a 2nd small bridge, you will be near Zilker park. This were I got lost. Go over the bridge hook a left towards the same crushed rock. I kept going further into Zilker. After that you are home free, easy to find your way back. I give it 5/5 just b/c of the beauty and all the sights to see. I had an easy go of it on bike, got tight when had crowds of people bunching up and taking whole walk way. went on a Friday at 1:30

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Mary Moore Searight Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

How good are the running trails and is there a way to get a map of the trails?

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McKinney Falls State Park Trails
by Hannah C

6 Completed 6 Reviews

A very beautiful park with great opportunities for some amazing photos! The only thing I would mention is that this park is not very shaded, and the trail markings were not very clear. The trails were also not very difficult and I would recommend this for beginners/children, just keep an eye on the kiddos as they get near any water.

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Riverplace Nature Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

This is a fantastic hike that really shows off what the Texas Hill Country has to offer. Great views at the summit, picturesque scenes of boulders and cliffs along the creek and the trail itself is amazingly made. Almost the whole trail is lined and stepped with cedar logs to prevent erosion. This is now one of my favorites.

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