Hike the Riverplace Nature Trail
Austin › River Place Nature Trail Trailhead
Added by The Outbound Collective
This 3.5 mile hike with 1800 feet of elevation gain makes for a great workout close to town.
This is a great trail to get some exercise close to downtown. The trail is well maintained and has a stairs and plenty of elevation gain to make your legs a little wobbly by the time you get back to your car.
Be sure to bring plenty of water as this trail can get hot in the warmer months. And keep in mind that this is an out-and-back hike, so you'll have to put in the hard work on the way back as well.
- Athletic clothes
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Great Little Trail
Nice neighborhood trail, the little fern offshoot was very pretty. My dog loved all the swimming opportunities closer to the trailhead. If you're looking for a secluded hike this probably isn't your best bet, we saw many other trail runners, hikers and pups on a Saturday morning.
So much stairs!!! I loved this challenge and would definitely recommend. The trail was right alongside the river and was just beautiful. Jogging while getting to hear the water flowing is the best!
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