The Dick Nichols Park Trail is a 1 mile loop just outside of Austin, Texas.

This trail is exceptionally kid friendly, and is also perfect for dog walkers, biking, trail running, hiking, or even rollerblading. The trail features a small waterfall (usually most visible after rains) and is best used from March - October. Wildflowers are abundant in the spring and summer. 

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Sun protection 
  • Leash for your dog
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RT Distance 1.09 Miles
Elevation Gain 16 Feet
Activities Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Loop
Dog Friendly

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