True, it’s not a 10-mile hike in a ravishing wilderness, but if you have an interest in native flora and enjoy exercise out-of-doors, a trip to La Crosse Avenue is definitely worth your time. Explore the beautiful trails and gardens of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildlife Center; enjoy refreshments in the center’s cafe or picnic areas; then head across the road to skate the Veloway, a 3.17-mile, paved track that is reserved for biking and Rollerblading. La Crosse is also a popular starting point for road biking to paved nether reaches beyond. Inexpensive and close to home, what a great day in the great outdoors.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse, 512/232-0100
4900 La Crosse, 512/974-6700
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