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  1. This refuge is identified as an internationally important Bird Area and is the habitat for many other species unique to this part of Texas.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    26.3 miles
    Duration
    Half to Full Day
  2. The Hill of Life trail in the Barton Creek Greenbelt attracts everyone from families, casual hikers, and barefoot hippies to hardcore mountain bikers and trail runners. It's a wonderful destination only minutes away from downtown with a variety of trail connections that lead to beautiful swimming holes and waterfalls.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.2 miles
    Duration
  3. Slaughter Creek Trail is a 5-mile trail and literally the hidden gem of Austin's trail scene.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    11.1 miles
    Duration
  4. Buescher State Park is a small park that's great for a quick run, short hike, bike ride, a paddle across the lake, or a weekend camping spot.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    40.2 miles
    Duration
    At your leisure
  5. A 2.7 mile trail that is shaded and has little elevation gain. A family favorite.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.3 miles
    Duration
  6. Krause Springs is a natural swimming hole located near Spicewood, TX, just outside of Austin. It is a gorgeous oasis where cool waters, towering cypress trees, and relaxation abound.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    26.4 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  7. The highest point in Austin! A great hike worth a visit, especially at sunset.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    1.6 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour
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