Top Adventures in Austin

  • Walk Through Austin State Capitol

    The loop is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. This walking tour provides the visitor with many views of Texas History: the beautiful state capitol bu...

    3.4 miles 101 ft gain

  • Watch the Mexican-Free-Tailed Bats Emerge from Congress Street Bridge

    Every evening, just as the sun sets, you can watch the 1.5 million bats take flight into the evening sky. This is great family fun and a must if you visit/are new to Austin. Parking is easy and nearby, however it is paid. There is a separate lot l...

  • Hike along Lady Bird Hike & Bike Trail

    The Hike and Bike Trail around Lady Bird Lake provides great views of the city skyline from several different perspectives. It's perfect for exercising or just taking a stroll on. It's about a 10 mile looping trail however there are several points...

    10 miles

  • Bike through Iconic Graffiti Landmarks in Austin

    You don't have to rent a bike but it's the "Austin" thing to do. With plenty of pick up and drop off locations all throughout the city you can start the trip and end it whenever you feel like it! It's recommended to start the trip on South Congres...

  • Stroll along the University Of Texas Walk

    The University of Texas Walk is about a 3-mile loop trail around the University of Texas at Austin. Beginning at the LBJ Presidential Library, the trail loops around all of UT's most prominent landmarks, including the LBJ fountain, the Blanton Mus...

    3.1 miles 180 ft gain

  • Swim in Barton Springs Pool

    Barton Springs Pool is a historical staple in the city of Austin. Located within Zilker Park, the location is easy to find and even has easy accessible parking. Now with that being said, it is recommended to arrive somewhat early in the day if you...

  • Paddle on Lady Bird Lake in Austin

    Getting There: Lady Bird Lake is located just South of Downtown Austin. One of many ways to access Lady Bird Lake is from Zilker Metropolitan Park and Barton Springs Pool. Free parking is available in the park with direct access to Barton Creek...

  • Catch a Sunrise at the Look Out Point

    This look out point is less than a quarter mile hike and is located within the Rollingwood neighborhood, just west of Loop 1 (Mopac Expressway). It faces east and is a great location for catching sunrise. The trail to the overlook is crushed grave...

    0.1 miles

  • Hike the Shoal Creek Trail

    The Shoal Creek trail is located along the Shoal Creek Greenbelt which stretches the length of central/downtown Austin. It is a 5.4 mile out-and-back trail following along Shoal Creek. Much of the trail runs through residential area. And though it...

    5.47 miles 173 ft gain

  • Hike the Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail

    Outside of the fantastic job market, one of the most magical things about Austin is how quickly you can go from city life to being immersed in nature. Nearly every day, I take a quick jaunt down to the Barton Creek Greenbelt with my trusty compani...

    3 miles

  • Hike Mueller Park Trail

    Mueller Park Trail is a 2.6 mile loop hike that takes you by a waterfall located near Austin, TX.

    2.6 miles 78 ft gain

  • Take a Stroll around Red Bud Isle

    This small isle is a nice feature of the section of the Colorado River that flows through Austin. The isle is pretty small and is a good scenic location for a quick 1-2 hour outing. All the trails are pretty flat and easy to walk. Definitely worth...

    1 miles 0 ft gain

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