Hike and Seek

Austin

Imagine you wake up to a gorgeous day one weekend, the kind that would be a total waste spent binge-watching a new series. It’s time to get out of your apartment, maybe even go all-out and head to Austin’s best hiking spots! But, where to go? We’ve got you covered! Long proven to be “nature’s therapy,” hiking is the perfect way to escape the grind of the city and find your center. Explore the following hiking trails that will lead you away from the hustle and bustle. Get ready to lace on your trusty hiking shoes and stomp the grounds in some of Austin’s best hikes!

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St. Edward's Park

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Austin, United States • Recommendation • 

St. Edwards Park is a paradise with an ocean of greenery encompassing the area. As you go further into the park, you’re welcomed by a small waterfall peacefully flowing into a creek. If you’re a pet parent, it’s worth noting that St. Edwards Park is dog-friendly, and you’re welcome to bring your fur baby as a paw-some companion! Finding a parking space here can be a bit challenging, so you might want to consider rideshare to truly disconnect yourself from the everyday grind.

  • +1 512 974 6700
  • Parking lot, 7301 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78759, USA

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Turkey Creek Trail

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Austin, United States • Recommendation • 

Whether you're a beginner up for a challenge or a seasoned hiker, Turkey Creek Trail is always fun! The 2.8-mile stretch offers a spectacular view of water crossings and limestone cliffs and can be accomplished in as little as two hours! If you need a rest, there are plenty of well-shaded spots to stop to picnic and enjoy the serene atmosphere. Don’t worry about getting lost along the way, trail markers make this spot especially friendly for newbies.

  • 1401-1711 City Park Rd, Austin, TX 78730, USA

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Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve

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Wildlife enthusiasts are in for a natural spectacle at the family-friendly Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. The trail isn’t terribly long, but has challenging routes to keep things interesting while not being too tricky. Here you can watch interesting species of birds flit from tree to tree, or seed beautiful waterfalls. If nature piques your interest, head to this wilderness preserve for a much-needed break.

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Gus Fruh

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Cerulean skies, shrubs, and crystal clear waters make a picture-perfect backdrop here at Gus Fruh. A lovely place like this would be the perfect backdrop for a family picnic or even a date. But if it's solace you seek, take a seat among the sea of rocks and rest. Breathe in, breathe out, and let Gus Fruh’s outstanding beauty wash away those worries.

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Balcones District Park

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While playing basketball or swimming seem to be the go-to activities in Balcones District Park, exploring this place further can lead to a relaxing hike. Bring a bike with you because there are lots of open spaces to see, and you’re welcome to extend the trip by riding on the trail to Walnut Creek Park. There’s also a cute playground for kids!

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Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

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Austin, United States • Recommendation • 

This 10-mile trail at Lady Bird Lake guarantees to bring out the adventurer in you. Take in views of both skyscrapers and trees, and walk over bridges that offer a marvelous view of downtown Austin. Feel free to walk, bike, or jog here. Visitors are also welcome to go kayaking or boating on the lake, and there are several places where you can rent equipment to do so. It’s a recreational space for everyone!

  • Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, Austin, TX, USA

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