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183A Shared Use Path

7.1 miles
The 183A Shared Use Path is a 7-mile paved path along the 183 Toll Road connecting travelers from Leander to Cedar Park. Open to bikers and joggers, the Mobility Authority constructed this trail as an alternative transportation source for the ...
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Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

10.9 miles
The Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, named for a former Austin mayor and his wife, is a natural gem in the heart of the Texas capital. The scenic trail forms a 10-mile loop along the banks of Lady Bird Lake, a reservoir on the Colorado ...
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Barton Creek Greenbelt

7.9 miles
Barton Creek Greenbelt is one of Austin's most popular trails, which runs for nearly 8 miles through Barton Creek Wilderness Park southwest of the city. The trail, flanked in places with rock walls, follows the course of its namesake creek through ...
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Brushy Creek Regional Trail

10.4 miles
Brushy Creek Regional Trail offers an important commuting corridor linking neighborhoods, shopping areas, and workplaces in the northern suburbs of Austin. As you travel the route, look for signage detailing the area’s early history and inhabitants, ...
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Cottonwood Creek Trail

3.2 miles
The Cottonwood Creek Trail is a 3-mile paved trail that connects several schools and parks. From Fritz Park on its northern end, the first half of the trail follows Cottonwood Creek through Creekside Park. Once you get to Meadowside Drive, the ...
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Crestview/Highland Urban Trail

0.7 miles
Although just shy of a mile, the Crestview/Highland Urban Trail offers an important commuter connection between two MetroRail stations (Crestview and Highland) in north Austin. The paved pathway, constructed by Capital Metro, parallels the rail ...
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Hike and Bike Trail (Taylor)

3.4 miles
The Hike and Bike Trail runs just over 3 miles through the heart of Taylor, a suburb of Austin. The pathway connects neighborhoods, schools, and several parks, including Robinson Park, Murphy Park, and Bull Branch Park. These parks provide a ...
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Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Greenway)

4.6 miles
So far 4.6 miles of the Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Bicycle Greenway) is complete, with additional sections planned. The trail, which is largely on-road biking, links Town Lake trails, the Town Lake Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge, trails along ...
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Shoal Creek Trail

3.7 miles
Although located in the heart of Austin, the Shoal Creek Trail shelters trail-goers from the bustle of the city as it meanders along the creek under a canopy of old oak trees. Built in the early 1960s, the trail is the city's oldest and its ...
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Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail

8.6 miles
The Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail is just east of Austin and travles north towards the 290 tollroad. Following the path of the walnut creek, the 8-mile trail is paved and travles mainly through forestry as it spans through several ...
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Veloway Trail

3.1 miles
The Veloway Trail is a 3.1-mile, 23-foot-wide loop trail, paved, through a quiet and secluded area of the Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park on the outskirts of Austin. The trail offers a mix of terrain, including hills, flats, curves and long ...
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