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    Looking for the best mountain biking in Lakeway? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lakeway. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Mountain Biking Spots in and near Lakeway

    • Travis County, Texas

      Hike Violet Crown Trail: Zilker to 360 Trailhead

      3.0
      3.7 mi / 282 ft gain
      The Violet Crown Trail: Zilker to 360 is 3.7 mile out-and-back stretch through the Barton Creek Greenbelt. The trail begins in Zilker Park and follows Barton Creek all the way south to Loop 360. Parking can be found at Zilker Park. Though on weekends and during the summer time, the park is usuall...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike Barton Greenbelt Trail Via Barton Creek Plaza

      6.6 mi / 380 ft gain
      The Barton Greenbelt Trail via Barton Creek Plaza is a 6.6 mile out-and-back hike located within the Barton Creek Greenbelt. This trail follows along the creek and features a couple prominent waterfalls that also serve as popular swimming holes in the summer months. Depending on the rainfall for ...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike the Violet Crown Trail: 360 to 290 Trailhead

      1.8 mi / 239 ft gain
      The Violet Crown Trail: 360 Trailhead to 290 trail is a 1.8 mile point-to-point hike that stretches from Loop 360 to Highway 290. Only a portion of the trail follows alongside Barton Creek before heading south towards HWY 290 while the creek veers off to the west. Dogs are more than welcome as lo...
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    • Cedar Park, Texas

      Hike the Brushy Creek Regional Trail

      4.5
      6.5 mi / 85 ft gain
      Park in the big lot off E Little Elm Trail Road (see map) to access the trailhead. Trail is accessible year round and is dog-friendly. 
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike the Great Hills Park Trail

      2.31 mi / 127 ft gain
      The Great Hills Park trail is a 2.3 mile point-to-point nature trail found within the Great Hills neighborhood of Northwest Austin. The trail is perfect for cycling, hiking, or just for taking a regular walk. The hike features a multitude of wildlife and is primarily shaded. There are several bat...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Stephenson Preserve Loop

      2.17 mi / 243 ft gain
      The Stevenson Preserve Trail is a 1.5 mile loop hike located in South Austin. The outer trail makes a large loop around the entire park, however there are several interconnecting trails within the loop. This trail system is part of the Stephenson Preserve, which is also connected to the Longview ...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike the Shoal Creek Trail

      5.0
      5.47 mi / 173 ft gain
      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 runs parallel to a creek, itis a city trail and n...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike the Wolf Mountain Trail

      7.4 mi / 416 ft gain
      The Wolf Mountain Trail is a 7.2 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively moderate and well maintained. There is little shade but it is st...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike Juniper Spring Via Wolf Mountain And Juniper Ridge

      8.4 mi / 462 ft gain
      Juniper Spring via Wolf Mountain and Juniper Ridge is a 8.4 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. This trail is moderately trafficked. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively ...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike Wolf Mountain, Juniper Ridge And South Loop Equestrian Trail

      6.6 mi / 374 ft gain
      The Wolf Mountain, Juniper Ridge and South Loop Equestrian Trail is a 6.6 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively moderate, with few incl...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike Wolf Mountain And Juniper Ridge Trail Loop

      11.2 mi / 472 ft gain
      Wolf Mountain and Juniper Ridge Trail Loop is a 11.2 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively moderate and well maintained. There is littl...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike Mary Moore Searight Park Trail

      2.1 mi / 65 ft gain
      The outer loop trail at Mary Moore Searight park is 2.1 miles and is interconnected by several smaller trails, which can be used to shorten the length of the hike. The trail is relatively easy with very few inclines and declines. The trail is mostly very thin crushed gravel and great for an easy ...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike Walnut Creek Metro Loop

      4.0
      8.8 mi / 534 ft gain
      Walnut Creek Metro Loop is an 8.8 mile loop hike located within Walnut Creek Metro Park in north Austin, Texas. The trail is moderately hiked and relatively easy. It's great for walking/running/cycling. There are many smaller trails that connect portions of the main loop and it's easy to get conf...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike the Homestead Trail

      4.0
      3.1 mi / 157 ft gain
      The Homestead Loop hike is a 3.1 mile loop featuring the Lower Falls of McKinney Falls State Park. The hike is pretty intermediate and is mostly shaded. There are not many inclines. It is both dog- and kid-friendly. The trail does cross small streams, so be weary to bring water shoes/sandals.  Th...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike Onion Creek And Homestead Trail Loop

      5.0
      6.5 mi / 387 ft gain
      The Onion Creek and Homestead Trail Loop is a 6.5 mile loop hike within McKinney Falls State Park, just outside of Austin city limits. The trail is long however pretty beginner level as there are not many inclines. The trail features two waterfalls: the Upper and Lower falls which are popular swi...
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    • Liberty Hill, Texas

      Hike the Good Water Trail

      5.0
      12.6 mi / 1270 ft gain
      The Good Water Trail which is part of the larger Good Water Loop, is a 12.6 mile point-to-point hike. This trail is heavily trafficked by both hikers and mountain bikers alike. It's a great trail for scenic views, nature, and wildlife. Please be advised that the trail is severely rocky and uneven...
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