Outbound Collective logo



2.17 miles

Elevation Gain

243 ft

Route Type



Added by Erin Newman-Mitchell

Stephenson Preserve Loop trail is an expansive nature-filled neighborhood loop in South Austin.

The Stevenson Preserve Trail is a 1.5 mile loop hike located in South Austin. The outer trail makes a large loop around the entire park, however there are several interconnecting trails within the loop. This trail system is part of the Stephenson Preserve, which is also connected to the Longview Neighborhood Park. Throughout the trail, you can spot several  neat art installations created by a local neighborhood artist.

The trail is great for hiking, nature-watching, running, and biking. There are several areas of inclination, but for the most part the trail is flat. It is also pretty narrow at times.

The park and trails are very family and dog friendly, just be sure to pick up after your pup! At the nearby park, there is public parking, a bathroom, a large field for sporting activities, a basketball court, and a playground. 

Read More

Download the Outbound mobile app

Find adventures and camping on the go, share photos, use GPX tracks, and download maps for offline use.

Get the app
Download GPX File


Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area

Stephenson Preserve Loop Reviews

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

Leave No Trace

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


Hike Violet Crown Trail: Zilker to 360 Trailhead

Take a Stroll on the Dick Nichols Park Trail

Hike the Western Oaks Trail

Hike Mary Moore Searight Park Trail

Three Falls Hike

Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls via Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail