Hike the Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake

Hike the Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake

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Distance

4.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

52 Feet

Activities

Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Kayaking, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Dog Friendly
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

The Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake is accessible from downtown Austin, and is perfect for a wide range of mileage distances and activities.

The Butler Trail offers distances from 3 miles to 10.15 miles. This trail is perfect for hiking, walking, running, dog walking, biking, and more. The trail offers scenic views of downtown Austin, along with views of the river. The trailheads offer restrooms, drinking fountains, foot showers, and ecological restoration signage for education. There are lots of good places to grab a quick bite, some coffee, or to sit down for a longer meal along the trail. The variety of distances offered by this trail makes it perfect for all ages and skill levels. 

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

4.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

52 Feet

Activities

Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Kayaking, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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