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Barton Creek Greenbelt

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Address: 200 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Phone Number: 512 499 6700
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Activities: Biking

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Great natural escape in the center of Austin!

The Greenbelt is the perfect place to get back in touch with nature right in the center of town. I suggest biking to it or if driving, try to park in the Barton Springs parking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Greenbelt is the perfect place to get back in touch with nature right in the center of town. I suggest biking to it or if driving, try to park in the Barton Springs parking lot or somewhere close by. There are actually many entrances so check out the map for what may be close to you. Excellent for trail... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is simply a beautiful place. In the spring and fall you can spend hours here and completely forget that you are in a large city. Austin is a great place - for me to call this place one of the best places in Austin is saying a lot.

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Austin, Texas
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I love hiking the greenbelt. After a rain it is so beautiful! Dogs and kids are welcome. Fun family activity!

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

it is a nice place to visit but the water is so cold. my little one is getting thrilled. but we enjoy the sun.

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Adirondacks in New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I am from the Northeast full of springs, lakes, rivers all very cold and clear. I had to do this, so I dragged my husband here. Our intent was to go to the pool, but after the hot long walk to the river we just jumped in below the pool into the creek. Although the water was very clear and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is another gem of Austin, just south of downtown. The trail goes for miles and miles along the creek...which sometimes is dry, and sometimes flooded. Some of the cliffs can be dangerous is you get off the beaten trail. Keep your eyes peeled for waterfalls and endangered birds in the tree tops. It's a great escape! Be sure to... More 

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Sundown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Beautiful, serene area in the middle of a busy city. About two miles in, we found a great spot for jumping in. My teenagers had a blast!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Great place to ride mtnIt's bike. The trails range from novice to technical depending on how far out you go. If you start from Barton Springs Pool then the ride is somewhat novice. If you venture out past Ben White some areas get more technical. Near the damn, turn right and take the Hill of Life for a very technical... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is a great destination to take a beautiful, back-to-nature but in-the-city hike. Suitable for families as well as individuals. Stay on the path unless you want to chance getting poison ivy. And watch out for the mountain bikers who like to zip by when you least expect them.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Austin is a wonderful place for exercising and it's super bike and walk/hike friendly, but in this active city, it's easy to get on the green let and get a mike or so in and not see anyone! It's wonderful and feels like hiking in another state!

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