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Address: 200 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1046
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Barton Creek Mountain Biking Tour
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Great hiking trails, swimming, etc

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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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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Milford, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Hiked a short portion (perhaps a mile) of the Greenbelt with access from Capital of Texas Highway. I can't say about other parts of the Greenbelt but the trail is very rocky here. You need to watch your footing. I wanted to hike this section since I had read that there were cliffs in the area that people liked to... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Start at the barton springs pool and follow the river upstream you'll come across some awesome spots. Its for exploring so wont give to much away 😉.

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