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Barton Creek Greenbelt

Neighborhood: South Austin
Biking Trails, Hiking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Address: 200 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Phone Number: 512 499 6700
Activities: Biking
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Rock Climbing

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Bryan, Texas
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Bryan, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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152 reviews 152 reviews
44 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Newport Beach, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
58 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great for walking or biking. MANY places to rent bikes in Austin. Pay up and go. Very active small-town-feel city. Friendly people.

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Arvada, CO
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Barton Springs is deservedly well known for its grassy hills and crystal spring waters. Neither of which have seen a dog's paw in a long, long time. However, just below the gates of the Springs, the natural flow of the Barton Creek continues. The water here is just as clear, just as cold, and very welcoming to dogs of all... More 

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Emory, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Good popcorn, friendly service and great movie. We bought our tickets online, no problem getting in. Simple way to go see a movie.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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123 reviews 123 reviews
55 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Barton Creek Greenbelt is absolutely beautiful. You can climb, hike, swim, or just relax. There are several entry points and several swimming holes. My favorite thing to do is hike along the Green Belt and then take a nice relaxing swim to cool off. I really like the Twin Falls access point because it is an easy hike down... More 

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Houston, Texas
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321 reviews 321 reviews
67 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I lived in Austin for over 3 years, and never made it to the Greenbelt. Shame on me. I went this past weekend, and it was glorious. Be warned, the Greenbelt is massive, and it's very possible to walk and not find a watering hole. The best way is to take the entrance off of Capital Highway. There are a... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My son lives in Austin and he always talks about the Greenbelt so we insisted he take us here. We were not disappointed. We hiked for hours and didn't even see but a small part of the Greenbelt. My boys are 20 & 24 so they had a blast exploring caves (I'm a little claustrophobic so I opted out of... More 

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Indiana
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138 reviews 138 reviews
27 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Every time I go to Austin I have to hike the Greenbelt, one of my favorite places to kill a few hours. I have been all over this place from The country club on the west side to the dam on the east. Although technically the lake portion has a different name it's all the same to me.You can get... More 

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