Just 60 miles outside of Austin, TX, Bluff Creek Ranch offers fun for the whole family - swimming, fishing, hiking, and camping. The hiking loop is a moderate trail that showcases quiet Texas countryside.

Bluff Creek Ranch is located off of Owl Creek Road (see map). There are 8 miles of well-shaded trails that are accessible year-round and is shared by hikers and bikers. You can also camp here, for $15/person/day (less for children). There are also bunkers available - for a slightly more glamorous night of camping. 

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Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snacks/lunch
  • Sun protection
  • Camping gear - if you spend the night
  • Cash - to purchase food at the rent and pay $10 day use fee 
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RT Distance 8 Miles
Elevation Gain 60 Feet
Activities Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Running, Swimming, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Features
Family Friendly
Scenic

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