Hike the Wild Basin Trail

1.95 Miles Round Trip - 275 ft gain - Loop Trail

Wild Basin Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Enjoy patches of shade on this trail, walk to a little waterfall, and if you're lucky you'll spot an armadillo. 

Park at the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve (see map) to access the trail. Good for families or to visit alone. 

Photos: Matthew Peoples, Ivers McGraw, Kelly Bolinger

Tags

Hiking
Family Friendly
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

1.95 Miles
275 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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Austin, Texas

Outsite // Austin

From $67/night

Austin, Texas

Austin East KOA

Leander, Texas

Leander / NW Austin KOA

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Austin Standard

This trail is your standard trail in Central Austin. It’s rocky and you have cacti and there are hills and a small waterfall. It won’t necessarily wow you, but it’s not a total bore.