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Address: 200 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Phone Number: 512 499 6700
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Twin Falls visit and parking spots

The greenbelt is big but the most visited area- easy to get on Mopac AKA Loop 1/ 360 HWY- is called Twin Falls. It is an easy hike but you must wear good shoes as the terrain is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Munich, Germany
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244 reviews 244 reviews
74 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The greenbelt is big but the most visited area- easy to get on Mopac AKA Loop 1/ 360 HWY- is called Twin Falls. It is an easy hike but you must wear good shoes as the terrain is uneven. The water can be great now in May as it has rained a lot. However, it could also be a lunar... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There are all kinds of creeks, falls and trails to explore! We went to Barton creek at land bridge and lost creek for bench falls! Both were wonderful! Great time!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were a little confused about where to enter but started at the Barton Springs pool parking lot. Pretty easy hike to some beautiful falls/rapids. The kids wore bathing suits and had so much fun playing in the rapids. Lots of poison ivy along the trail, just be aware.

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Houston, Texas
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42 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a lovely hike to Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls on the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Went on a Monday after a busy weekend...saw the trash and dog droppings left behind from the weekend. It is a lovely spot to hike, but too many folks have their dogs off of the leash running amok. The creek and falls are lovely with... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a beautiful walk in the spring when the water is flowing. In March, before everything is leafed out you get to see more of the Creek while you are walking. The first part of the walk is downhill, but not difficult to traverse, until you get to the riverbed area, and it is basically flat after that, all... More 

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Austin, Texas
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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I had lived in Austin for almost 30 years before I hiked the Barton Creek Greenbelt. It is a great place to hike within the city limits. The terrain is surprisingly varied and even a bit hilly at times. Some ascents will actually give you your daily cardio work-out. Throughout warmer months ( which is most of the year in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Poor Austin...so dry for so long. But not this trip! Being a native Austinite, I have been at Barton Creek when it's flowing and when it's bone dry. It is beautiful in it's own way in either condition. On our latest visit, the water was tumbling over the rocks and the skies were partly cloudy. Our son led us to... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This place is an oasis in the middle of the city. The park is accessible to mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing. Very good rock climbing for beginners.

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Recoleta, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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173 reviews 173 reviews
44 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a really nice place where you can ride your bicicle, take the dogs for a walk or simply make hiking, there is a small fall , I recommend this place .

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Portland, Oregon
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We enjoyed our hike but drought has prevented any pretty views and the outhouse was disgusting. We have hiked near and far at many national parks, so maybe our expectations were too high. The graffiti took away from the nature, as did the sounds of traffic. We started at the Barton Creek entrance.

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