Hike Barton Greenbelt Trail Via Barton Creek Plaza

Details

Distance

6.6 miles

Elevation Gain

380 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by Erin Newman-Mitchell

A great and popular hiking trail featuring a couple waterfalls through the Barton Creek Greenbelt in Austin, Texas.

The Barton Greenbelt Trail via Barton Creek Plaza is a 6.6 mile out-and-back hike located within the Barton Creek Greenbelt. This trail follows along the creek and features a couple prominent waterfalls that also serve as popular swimming holes in the summer months. Depending on the rainfall for that particular year, the creek may be barely flowing, if at all. Once you've descended into the creek and trail area, the trail is mostly flat. There are spots that are rocky. The trail is mostly shaded.

The trail is great for all general exercise including running, biking, and walking. This trail is dog friendly, just be sure to pick up after them! Please be advised that there are not any bathrooms located along the trail.

Read More

Know for

Fitness
Cycling
Chillin
Photography
Mountain Biking
Running
Swimming
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife
Swimming Hole

Nearby

Reviews

Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

4 total saves

Rate this Adventure

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

Nearby Adventures

Hike the Violet Crown Trail: 360 to 290 Trailhead

1.8 mi / 239 ft gain

Rock Climb at Gus Fruh

0.5 mi / 50 ft gain

Swim at Gus Fruh

4.0
0.25 mi / 100 ft gain

Hike Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls via Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail

3.3 mi / 141 ft gain
More Nearby Adventures