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Address: 200 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1046
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Great Free Activity and Exercise

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Kyllito
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank guitarspeak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank ScottishNotIrish
Milford, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Larry T
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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 😉.

Thank Courtney J
austin, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is a long, loopy series of trails along the beloved Barton Creek. The Greenbelt has many access points (most popular along the 360 parking area where the creek crosses), but please don't be a pain in neighborhood access areas. The trail is very rugged in parts. Take plenty of water. During rainy periods, the creek generally has water (closer... More 

2 Thank dpaustex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

There are many different entrances to this park, I used the 3755 Texas 360 Loop. It looks like you're driving into an industrial building at first, but there's a decent amount of parking and it takes you to the trailhead. We went in early September, so there was still plenty of water in the creek. There's 7.9 miles total, but... More 

Thank Kellie D
Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I'm an Austin native... I use to love walking at the greenbelt but in the past 5 years or so, it has gotten super crowded and people don't follow Austin dog leash laws. There is a lot of dog poop and there are a lot of full poop bags waiting for the poop fairy to pick them up. Austin needs... More 

3 Thank m7m72000
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Only been in the water once. I only ride MTN Bike in this area. Watch for people hiking and walking to the water. Trails are decent

Thank AlcozarTX

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