Let's Play: Hiking

Best Places to go Hiking in Austin

What may come as a surprise to visitors and new residents alike is how outdoors oriented Austin is, not just patios and beer gardens but waterfalls, swimming holes, hiking trails and more. Find out all the best places to go hiking in Austin.

In the City

South

 

St. Edwards Park

Red and Green Loop 2.8 mile loop

https://www.theoutbound.com/texas/hiking/hike-st-edwards-green-and-red-loop

Yellow and Blue 1.28 out and back

https://www.theoutbound.com/texas/hiking/hike-through-st-edwards-park

 

Barton Creek Greenbelt
Trailheads:

 

-Zilker Park and Barton Springs

-Campbell’s Hole

-Gus Fruh

-Main access point-Capital of Texas Highway

-Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/texas/twin-falls-and-sculpture-falls-via-barton-creek-greenbelt-trail–2

 

-Hill of Life and Trail’s end

https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/lost-creek-trail–287

-Violet Crown Trail https://violetcrowntrail.com/

 

 

 
 
 
Spyglass trailhead

 

Loop 3.03 Miles

https://www.theoutbound.com/texas/hiking/hike-the-barton-creek-greenbelt-trail

Main attractions:

 

Day Trip

Camping

Austin

Day Trip

Balcones Canyon Land:  https://www.traviscountytx.gov/tnr/nr/bcp




Doe Skin Ranch and Warbler Vista: https://www.friendsofbalcones.org/hiking

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