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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

Great parking, great options on the trails. Very accessible and great for all ages.

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Riverplace Nature Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

It might be special if you just stumbled upon it but it's not much of a hike and certainly nothing people should go out of their way to see.

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Riverplace Nature Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Very nice!

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The Trail at Lady Bird Lake
by Kerrie Metschan

4 Completed 4 Reviews

In the heart of Austin, this trail has Austinites' hearts! Can do a quick loop or longer run with some really pretty views of Austin. Love the new boardwalk on the East side!

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Barton Creek Greenbelt
by Kerrie Metschan

4 Completed 4 Reviews

4-stars for ATX! This is a gem for those who love to hike trails and live in the city of Austin - good trail for beginners!

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Roy Guerrero Colorado River Park Trail
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6 Completed 1 Reviews

Great place to get away with a short commute.

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Turkey Creek Trail
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8 Completed 8 Reviews

Hiked Saturday after Thursday's big rains. It was tacky and had to continually clean mud off of shoes. The weather was in the 70's. Had a friend in town from Dallas and we completed the trail in 1 hour 20 min. Our total distance was 2.99 miles. No one on trail at 7:50am but we started to run into people and dogs on the trek out as it was getting closer to 9am. This trail crosses the creek some 14 times and is great for dogs as there are several pools where you or a dog can swim. Doesn't feel like your in Austin in some spots. With it being cool and with the canopy , there were a couple of times we felt like we were in Estes Park Co as it reminded us of some areas there since it was damp yesterday. Check it out!

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Hamilton Pool Nature Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

The hike is actually very pretty and feels like u are back in the days of dinosaurs. The grato falls and cave area are magical and makes u wonder how this was used many centuries ago. The only down fall is bacteria in water closes the swimming. Every one needs to experience this place

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Riverplace Nature Trail
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8 Completed 5 Reviews

I enjoyed this park by myself so I returned with the kids. The kids got too hot. My daughter was nearly bit by a very large diamondback rattle snake. Scary!

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Hike 1 - Stephenson Preserve
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Charming, enchanting forest with magical mystical winding roads where you'll meet a real corpse of a dead dragon, as well as a land nymph made of barbed wire. Often the colors and the terrain changes and there are many forks, (do take them as Yogi advises). But beware of the forest trolls who live in the caves. Avoid the golden path into the ethereal space or you'll be lost forever.

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