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Update: Greenbelt Closure Continues
Barton Creek Greenbelt closed due to weather concerns
"...announced this afternoon the continued closure of Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail following the last few days' heavy rain...."

May 12, 2015 News Post by News Staff

Guide to Austin Greenbelt Entrances
Reroute no more! Here's a list of Greenbelt access points.
"...many trails, paths, and crevices of the Barton Creek Greenbelt in the scorching Texas heat to find it...."

March 30, 2018 Events Post by Tinu Thomas

Outgunned in the Greenbelt
"...murder that occurred last month on the Barton Creek Greenbelt thrust the issue of parks security into the spotlight..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Four Flavors of Local Kombucha That Come in Cans
Chill with a can of Greenbelt Kombucha's fermented tea
" the Kitchen and co-founder of the new-to-market canned Greenbelt Kombucha. In Austin for over six years now, one..."

July 12, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Council Blocks Bloch
Council Rejects Cancer Park to Preserve Greenbelt
"...of a $1 million plaza along the Town Lake greenbelt, but the council rejected the site last week and..."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Tug of War
Changing Chamber Funds
"...some money for that in the budget," Conner said. Greenbelt Blues..."

Aug. 6, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Greenbacks for Green Space
City moves to make development pay more for parks
"...our greenness sets us apart. Our city-funded trail and greenbelt systems, full of joggers, bikers, and walkers – and..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

@GayTrashCleanupCrew Helps Save Austin Green Spaces
Whole Foods millennial and partner inspire Instagrammers to pick up trash
" first sight when she began to explore the Greenbelt: "Taking myself out of the city for just an..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Food Feature by Alexandra Detmar

Red's Porch
With a view of the greenbelt, a relaxing atmosphere, fashionable bar offerings, and above-average food, this new South Lamar restaurant has all the makings for success
"...plunged into peace and quiet. Red's Porch boasts a "greenbelt view" (although you have to go up to the..."

March 26, 2010 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Naked City
Lloyd Doggett’s 40 acres stand in the path of a proposed extension to the Bull Creek Greenbelt, but he’d rather develop the property into houses than sell the land to the city.
"...the Doggett property to help unify the Bull Creek Greenbelt...."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

10 Great Birds to Peep in Austin
Austin’s birds are as eclectic as the city itself
", any time of year, at sites like the Greenbelt, Commons Ford, Bull Creek, McKinney Falls, or even just..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Chronolog Post by Ramón Rodriguez

Violet Crown Trail Opens
First six miles of a planned 30 miles of trail open to the public
"...miles from Zilker Park into Hays County, passing through greenbelts, urban areas, and city-owned water quality protection lands. Spearheaded..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Is BCP Still for the Birds?
Ongoing disagreement over the appropriate balance between public access and endangered species protection on Western Travis County's Balcones Canyonlands Preserve comes to a head
"...popular public areas, including the Barton and Bull Creek greenbelts, as well as St. Edwards and Emma Long parks,..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Our readers talk back.
" support for their new commercial project on our greenbelt. Well, I'm not falling for it. AMD is now..."

March 10, 2006 Column

AMD 'Propaganda'
" support for their new commercial project on our greenbelt. Well, I'm not falling for it. AMD is now..."

March 6, 2006 Postmarks

Visiting Austin on a Budget
See the city and still afford your flight home
"...on the weekend Go for a hike on the Greenbelt..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Chronolog Post by Cody Song

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Green Light for Greenbelts: Effective Aug. 8, the Parks and Recreation Department will..."

Aug. 7, 2020 News Feature

Fun in the Sun: Outdoor Activities in Austin
Where to hike, bike, and wade into cool water
"...hiking around, and then wading in, the Barton Creek Greenbelt (3755 Capital of TX Hwy. S.). You can pop..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Features Feature by Ashley Moreno

Dear Glutton: How to Step Up Your Picnic
Going beyond the typical bag of chips and cooler of beers
"...My friends and I hike the Greenbelt almost every weekend, but our typical bag of chips..."

June 9, 2017 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Art in Public Places' TEMPO Program
The city of Austin gets into temporary sculpture in a big way, debuting 10 new works around town this fall
"...Lines, by Melissa Borrell & Hanna Lupico Boggy Creek Greenbelt Park, 1114 Nile The Pleasant Valley Bridge underpass in..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city’
" is say, while it grows let's protect the greenbelts, let's protect the creeks, let's not have Lake Austin..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, elsewhere
"...hundreds of volunteers needed to improve the Barton Creek Greenbelt trail. The event kicks off the Walk for a..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...14 acres of new parkland in the Barton Creek Greenbelt. TPL recently acquired the land in the Gaines Ranch..."

March 27, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Austin police during a standoff in the Barton Creek greenbelt Nov. 4, died at Brackenridge Hospital on Sunday, police..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature

Double Jeopardy
The state of Texas jailed Cuban exile Carlos Lavernia for 16 years for a crime he did not commit. Now the INS might send him back to Cuba.
"...of a woman whose body was found in the greenbelt. "He needs to be out of prison," Earle told..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The tragic shooting of Austin Parks Police officer William Jones highlights deficiencies in pay and staffing levels in the parks police department.
"...Kiersa Alexandra Paul was murdered on the Barton Creek Greenbelt, city officials began talking about upgrading the city's park..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Outdoors & Recreation
"...Best Bike Commuter RouteBarton Creek Greenbelt to Town Lake Hike & Bike to Shoal Creek..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...After complaining for years that visitors to theBarton Creek greenbelt's Camp Craft access have been trashing their community, bringing..."

June 25, 1999 News Feature

Public Notice
"...and anyone else who regularly uses the Shoal Creek Greenbelt: A new group is forming to preserve and maintain..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Column by Kate X Messer

Missoula, Montana and Boulder, Colorado
Tale of Two Cities
"...and a paid bicycle/pedestrian coordinator promotes those activities. A greenbelt stretches from the downtown Greenough Park all the way..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature

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