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Address: 200 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
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Beautiful hiking at Barton Creek

Just beautiful! Great hiking trails. A fun way to enjoy the outdoors. We have a 7 yr old son who enjoys hiking as well. Great family activity!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just beautiful! Great hiking trails. A fun way to enjoy the outdoors. We have a 7 yr old son who enjoys hiking as well. Great family activity!

1 Thank TravelingSilvers
Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Barton Green Greenbelt used to be a nice hangout for nature lovers in Austin. Well, then growth happened and armies of people have destroyed the greenbelt. Trails like highways, plastic trash everywhere, destroyed vegetation, civilization trash like entire bridges picnic tables etc in the dirty water and so forth does not make for a healthy place anymore. And on... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Such a beautiful place to go hiking! There are a variety of places to start hiking (Zilker, Gus Fruh, Violet Crown Trail) and lots of hiking. There's quite a few places to go swimming when it's warm, and there's some great climbing here as well. This place is a real treasure, and it's in the city which makes it super... More 

1 Thank Kathryn M
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

This is a great hiking and biking trail within the city of Austin. The trail begins flat and easy near the Barton Springs Swimming Pool, but gets more steep, rocky, and muddy further south. The trail crosses Barton Creek in places, and is closed during periods of heavy rain due to flooding. Bikers and hikers share the trail in many... More 

Thank capitollover
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

get your exercise,running ,biking or just waliking and seeing the incredible views of austin tx ,great views of the lake and downtown austin .walk your pets enjoy the natural Scenery!

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Easily accessible. I went hiking with family. We did not have a map of the trails and there was no sign to show how to reach the different spots or the creek. Pet friendly. trails can be a bit tricky, but can be done with moderate fitness. It's good exercise, free and fun. Will go again and try to find... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

About nine miles of meandering creek side trails from Barton Springs to the southwest side past Barton Creek Mall. Several areas to lounge in the water and its dog friendly. Entering from the western edge will be quite a walk back up hill when returning to your car seems like post people like me park on the Mopac frontage road... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Barton Creek is a perfect place to unwind, especially in mid week when its less crowded. Make your way along its banks until things get secluded and you'll find places to get into the water. Once in you'll notice some places have noticeably cold water seeping up from underground springs. A great way to cool down in the Summer thought... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We decided to avoid Barton Spring pools due to the long line, the entry fare and that we wouldn't be allowed to bring any drinks or food. The Greenbelt is a bit tricky to where the good spots are and where to park to access them, but if you find one, there's always good company, peaceful vibe, just a bit... More 

Thank Vieltraveller
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Spending a weekend in Austin, my friend surprised me with this wee natural gem - sure summer is more or less over but that didn't stop us getting in the water!! We'd hit a club at the Domain pretty hard last night, so the ice cold water actually helped us recuperate and bring us back to life. Its pretty cool... More 

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