The Greenbelt may be one of our last connections with the natural plant and animal life of Austin. Sure, we have parks, but the Greenbelt provides an outdoor experience that is a little more rugged but not quite a total wilderness immersion. A hike (or a bike ride) around the Greenbelt can be as exciting as you want it to be and always yields a new surprise.
Barton Creek Greenbelt
Zilker Park to Lost Creek, 512/974-6700
Twin Falls, and off MoPac, south of Loop 360, north of U.S. 290, 512/974-6700
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