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Length
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Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

10.9 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

Barton Creek Greenbelt

7.9 mi
State: TX
Dirt

County Line Memorial Trail

2.18 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

Crestview/Highland Urban Trail

0.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail

2 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Greenway)

4.6 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

Leon Creek Greenway

17.5 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

Medina River Trail

7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Mission Reach

8 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

MoPac Mobility Bridges

2 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Old No. 9 Trail

1.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Salado Creek Greenway

22.7 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path

30 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

Schertz Parkway

3.1 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

Shoal Creek Trail

3.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete, Dirt, Gravel

Veloway Trail

3.1 mi
State: TX
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
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...
TX 10.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt
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,...
TX 7.9 mi Dirt
At 2.18 miles, the County Line Memorial Trail is relatively short, but it offers an engaging experience throughout. The tree-lined pathway sits on 3 acres of land, stretching from FM 1044 to FM 725....
TX 2.18 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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,...
TX 0.7 mi Concrete
In the northwest corner of San Antonio, the Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail offers a pleasant pathway along the Helotes and Culebra creeks for which it is named. The trailhead is located across...
TX 2 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
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...
TX 4.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Leon Creek Greenway is a tranquil oasis through western San Antonio. The main pathway begins at Loop 1604 and winds its way south for 13 miles along the creek. It’s fairly flat with some gentle slopes...
TX 17.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Medina River Trail is a natural gem in south San Antonio. As it parallels the river, the pathway winds through the lush woodlands of the Medina River Natural Area. Along the way, you can enjoy...
TX 7 mi Concrete
The trail starts in downtown King William area and meanders south to the historic Missions area, ending at Mission Espada, the oldest mission in Texas, built in 1690. The route follows the San Antonio...
TX 8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Cyclists in Austin have a reason to celebrate with the 2017 opening of the South MoPac Bridges. The new non-motorized travel infrastructure took about more than 10 years  from concept to concrete, and...
TX 2 mi Concrete
The Old No. 9 Trail cuts right through the heart of Boerne along part of what was once an early walking path used by Native Americans to cross Texas Hill Country. Much later the San Antonio and...
TX 1.4 mi Concrete
Note: Per the city of San Antonio's website, "The Salado Creek Greenway shall be closed for all purposes each day at sunset and will reopen each day at sunrise." Additional park curfews can be viewed...
TX 22.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The beauty of the San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path is matched only by its utility. The 30-mile trail winds along both sides of the river, connecting parks, schools, workplaces, shopping,...
TX 30 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The parkway is a Schertz landmark, and the trails on either side allow walkers and cyclists to experience it in safety. The 3.1 mile is popular with Schertz residents of all ages. It has also been...
TX 3.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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...
TX 3.7 mi Concrete, Dirt, Gravel
The Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail winds along Austin's east side, traveling north from Govalle Park towards US 290. Following the path of Walnut Creek, the 8-mile trail is paved and...
TX 11 mi Concrete
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...
TX 3.1 mi Concrete

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Shoal Creek Trail

TX - 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...

Mission Reach

TX - 8 miles

The trail starts in downtown King William area and meanders south to the historic Missions area, ending at Mission Espada, the oldest mission in Texas, built in 1690. The route follows the San Antonio...

MoPac Mobility Bridges

TX - 2 miles

Cyclists in Austin have a reason to celebrate with the 2017 opening of the South MoPac Bridges. The new non-motorized travel infrastructure took about more than 10 years  from concept to concrete, and...

San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path

TX - 30 miles

The beauty of the San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path is matched only by its utility. The 30-mile trail winds along both sides of the river, connecting parks, schools, workplaces, shopping,...

Accordion

Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 11 miles

The Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail winds along Austin's east side, traveling north from Govalle Park towards US 290. Following the path of Walnut Creek, the 8-mile trail is paved and...

Old No. 9 Trail

TX - 1.4 miles

The Old No. 9 Trail cuts right through the heart of Boerne along part of what was once an early walking path used by Native Americans to cross Texas Hill Country. Much later the San Antonio and...

Barton Creek Greenbelt

TX - 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,...

Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail

TX - 2 miles

In the northwest corner of San Antonio, the Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail offers a pleasant pathway along the Helotes and Culebra creeks for which it is named. The trailhead is located across...

Medina River Trail

TX - 7 miles

The Medina River Trail is a natural gem in south San Antonio. As it parallels the river, the pathway winds through the lush woodlands of the Medina River Natural Area. Along the way, you can enjoy...

Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 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...

Veloway Trail

TX - 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...

Schertz Parkway

TX - 3.1 miles

The parkway is a Schertz landmark, and the trails on either side allow walkers and cyclists to experience it in safety. The 3.1 mile is popular with Schertz residents of all ages. It has also been...

County Line Memorial Trail

TX - 2.18 miles

At 2.18 miles, the County Line Memorial Trail is relatively short, but it offers an engaging experience throughout. The tree-lined pathway sits on 3 acres of land, stretching from FM 1044 to FM 725....

Leon Creek Greenway

TX - 17.5 miles

Leon Creek Greenway is a tranquil oasis through western San Antonio. The main pathway begins at Loop 1604 and winds its way south for 13 miles along the creek. It’s fairly flat with some gentle slopes...

Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Greenway)

TX - 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...

Crestview/Highland Urban Trail

TX - 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,...

Salado Creek Greenway

TX - 22.7 miles

Note: Per the city of San Antonio's website, "The Salado Creek Greenway shall be closed for all purposes each day at sunset and will reopen each day at sunrise." Additional park curfews can be viewed...

Mission Reach

TX - 8 miles

The trail starts in downtown King William area and meanders south to the historic Missions area, ending at Mission Espada, the oldest mission in Texas, built in 1690. The route follows the San Antonio...

Schertz Parkway

TX - 3.1 miles

The parkway is a Schertz landmark, and the trails on either side allow walkers and cyclists to experience it in safety. The 3.1 mile is popular with Schertz residents of all ages. It has also been...

Salado Creek Greenway

TX - 22.7 miles

Note: Per the city of San Antonio's website, "The Salado Creek Greenway shall be closed for all purposes each day at sunset and will reopen each day at sunrise." Additional park curfews can be viewed...

Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 11 miles

The Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail winds along Austin's east side, traveling north from Govalle Park towards US 290. Following the path of Walnut Creek, the 8-mile trail is paved and...

Accordion

Barton Creek Greenbelt

TX - 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,...

Leon Creek Greenway

TX - 17.5 miles

Leon Creek Greenway is a tranquil oasis through western San Antonio. The main pathway begins at Loop 1604 and winds its way south for 13 miles along the creek. It’s fairly flat with some gentle slopes...

Old No. 9 Trail

TX - 1.4 miles

The Old No. 9 Trail cuts right through the heart of Boerne along part of what was once an early walking path used by Native Americans to cross Texas Hill Country. Much later the San Antonio and...

Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail

TX - 2 miles

In the northwest corner of San Antonio, the Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail offers a pleasant pathway along the Helotes and Culebra creeks for which it is named. The trailhead is located across...

Shoal Creek Trail

TX - 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...

Crestview/Highland Urban Trail

TX - 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,...

County Line Memorial Trail

TX - 2.18 miles

At 2.18 miles, the County Line Memorial Trail is relatively short, but it offers an engaging experience throughout. The tree-lined pathway sits on 3 acres of land, stretching from FM 1044 to FM 725....

MoPac Mobility Bridges

TX - 2 miles

Cyclists in Austin have a reason to celebrate with the 2017 opening of the South MoPac Bridges. The new non-motorized travel infrastructure took about more than 10 years  from concept to concrete, and...

San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path

TX - 30 miles

The beauty of the San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path is matched only by its utility. The 30-mile trail winds along both sides of the river, connecting parks, schools, workplaces, shopping,...

Medina River Trail

TX - 7 miles

The Medina River Trail is a natural gem in south San Antonio. As it parallels the river, the pathway winds through the lush woodlands of the Medina River Natural Area. Along the way, you can enjoy...

Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Greenway)

TX - 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...

Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 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...

Veloway Trail

TX - 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...

Shoal Creek Trail

TX - 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...

County Line Memorial Trail

TX - 2.18 miles

At 2.18 miles, the County Line Memorial Trail is relatively short, but it offers an engaging experience throughout. The tree-lined pathway sits on 3 acres of land, stretching from FM 1044 to FM 725....

MoPac Mobility Bridges

TX - 2 miles

Cyclists in Austin have a reason to celebrate with the 2017 opening of the South MoPac Bridges. The new non-motorized travel infrastructure took about more than 10 years  from concept to concrete, and...

Accordion

Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 11 miles

The Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail winds along Austin's east side, traveling north from Govalle Park towards US 290. Following the path of Walnut Creek, the 8-mile trail is paved and...

Salado Creek Greenway

TX - 22.7 miles

Note: Per the city of San Antonio's website, "The Salado Creek Greenway shall be closed for all purposes each day at sunset and will reopen each day at sunrise." Additional park curfews can be viewed...

Leon Creek Greenway

TX - 17.5 miles

Leon Creek Greenway is a tranquil oasis through western San Antonio. The main pathway begins at Loop 1604 and winds its way south for 13 miles along the creek. It’s fairly flat with some gentle slopes...

Medina River Trail

TX - 7 miles

The Medina River Trail is a natural gem in south San Antonio. As it parallels the river, the pathway winds through the lush woodlands of the Medina River Natural Area. Along the way, you can enjoy...

Barton Creek Greenbelt

TX - 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,...

Crestview/Highland Urban Trail

TX - 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,...

Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail

TX - 2 miles

In the northwest corner of San Antonio, the Culebra Creek - Helotes Greenway Trail offers a pleasant pathway along the Helotes and Culebra creeks for which it is named. The trailhead is located across...

Schertz Parkway

TX - 3.1 miles

The parkway is a Schertz landmark, and the trails on either side allow walkers and cyclists to experience it in safety. The 3.1 mile is popular with Schertz residents of all ages. It has also been...

Lance Armstrong Bikeway (Crosstown Greenway)

TX - 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...

Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 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...

Mission Reach

TX - 8 miles

The trail starts in downtown King William area and meanders south to the historic Missions area, ending at Mission Espada, the oldest mission in Texas, built in 1690. The route follows the San Antonio...

San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path

TX - 30 miles

The beauty of the San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path is matched only by its utility. The 30-mile trail winds along both sides of the river, connecting parks, schools, workplaces, shopping,...

Old No. 9 Trail

TX - 1.4 miles

The Old No. 9 Trail cuts right through the heart of Boerne along part of what was once an early walking path used by Native Americans to cross Texas Hill Country. Much later the San Antonio and...

Recent Trail Reviews

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Love it ! Miss it ! this trail is awesome

November, 2017 by kimberly10

did it so many times as a child ,now i only get to get there once a year . still is the best trail in the world . or maybe its just taking me back to beautiful time in memory i hope everyone visiting there would have the feelings i go through when just smelling the seance of this area.i love it, diffenetly one of the "must-see" places in the world at least once before you go ;)
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Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

Great Trail, BUT...

October, 2017 by aseasyas123

I live in Houston and I've heard a lot of great reviews about this trail. Finally me & my wife drove almost 6 hours round trip and rode this trail on 10/21/2017 and here is my thought about this trail.
1. The length of the trail is great and same as the scenery.
2. The best part of the trail is the boardwalk and the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge.
3. My wife complains about the why the trail is not paved, it was too dusty.
4. SIGNS! The trail need a lot of signs especially the east end of the lake (Longhorn Dam & Holly St.). We went over to the east side of the S Pleasant Valley Rd. because there was no sigh to give us the right direction and the trail became almost invisible at the baseball field at Riverview St.
5. MAPS! Lacking of the "You Are Here" Maps, we could not get a good idea of which part of the trail we were at.

This could be a 5-star trail if there are enough signs & maps, please improve...

Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail

Be Careful

August, 2017 by tldix1958

Great trail BUT please be careful! A couple of bikers were assaulted this morning by a man on a mountain bike. He was acting bizarrely they said. Please be aware of what is going on around you!

Accordion

Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail

Very good!

July, 2017 by melbxj

The trail is shaded in most places, meandering through nature on either side. Excellent signage is provided along the trail.

Highly recommend.

San Antonio River Walk Hike & Bike Path

OLLU loop

June, 2017 by lola_morgan

I rode this trail a week ago from the mission trail with goal of looping around OLLU and back to add mileage to the mission trail. It was empty except homeless people under bridges, some covered with sheets, giving the experience a bit of the macabre. I turned around and won't go back until usage is up.

Salado Creek Greenway

love this trail

June, 2017 by luv2ridemb09_tl

We always start at Hardberger Park. We ride the trail to Huebner Rd and turn around ride past the park to ride all the way to Holbrook near the National Guard. On this trail you do have several streets crossings to continue on the trail. When you get to Holbrook you are riding on the road and I normally turn around at the RR tracks. You can continue on this route to Jack White Park and continue down to SouthLions park. You are riding on the Frontage road to Jack White Park and the way back is a little tricky from Jack White and Holbrook road. That RR track is active and a stops on the Holbrook crossing then you are stuck until it moves forward. RT from Huebner Rd to the RR tracks is 32 miles. If you go all the way to South Lions & back add 18 miles to the 32

Medina River Trail

ISOLATED BUT NICE

March, 2017 by ovaca_tl

THIS TRAIL IS SOMEWHAT ISOLATED BUT VERY QUIET AND SERENE. THERE ARE TWO STEEP DECLINES AND INCLINES NEAR THE BEGINNING OF THE TRAIL THAT YOU HAVE TO WALK BECAUSE OF THE EXTREME ZIG ZAG PATTERN BUT AFTER THAT THE TRAIL IS VERY EASY. AT THE END THE LAST 3/4 MILE IS DIRT. THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO EXTEND IT A COUPLE OF MILES IN THE NEAR FUTURE. I SAW TWO PEOPLE WALKING AND THREE TRAIL STEWARDS ON MY VISIT. THE ONLY DRAWBACK IS THAT THE RIVER IS NOT EASILY VISIBLE FROM THE TRAIL. YOU HAVE TO STOP AT A REST POINT TO ENJOY THE RIVER SCENERY. I ALSO SAW A WILD PIG AND FIVE LITTLE ONES FOLLOWING MAMA. THERE IS A WARNING SIGN FOR SNAKES BUT I DID NOT SEE ANY. I DID SEE A ROADRUNNER.

Leon Creek Greenway

Great Ride

March, 2017 by jbalin

Great scenery and very few road crossings. The northern end of the trail has been extended for about one mile. The signage is a bit confusing, with little branches coming off the main trail.

Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail

Very nice trail !

February, 2017 by campbell_tl

I rode this entire trail round-trip three times in one week and found it to be a very nice bike trail. 99.5 % of the concrete joints are barely noticeable, some are slightly rough, and 15 - 20 require some finesse- but none were rim-benders. The trail is lightly used on weekdays and it can get busy on weekends. At the north end of the trail one can ride another mile north on county roads and find the Manor Expressway "Shared Use Trail". On the south end the trail easily connects to the "Lance Armstrong Bikeway" on 5th Street- so the Walnut Creek trail can be a very nice segment of a much larger system in Austin. The trail does have some fairly steep hills that will be very hard to climb with a single speed bike. While it has many flat and easy sections, it also has some sections that are not for beginners- at least not on a busy day. I have ridden many trails around the country and it really doesn't get much better than this, especially considering the overall (constantly improving) bicycle route situation in the Austin area.

Veloway Trail

New Road Surface = Great Ride!

February, 2017 by s_byrd

Thanks to the crew who laid down the new surface I can update and improve my previous rating. Beautiful new tarmac is a real pleasure to ride.

Veloway Trail

Tarmac needs a refresh

January, 2017 by s_byrd

Great for the most part - nice variety of elevations and even a short technical climb. Also some good places to practice cornering skills. But the surface is cracked throughout the course and in dire need of resurfacing. Cracks are painted bright red, as they should be, by a diligient crew. Ride with caution.

Salado Creek Greenway

Very nice trail.

January, 2017 by sevans201

We rode 9 miles on the Salado Creek Greenway today. We got on the trail at Ladybird Johnson trail. The temperature was great for January but the scenery was still kind of bleak. I'm sure the trail will be gorgeous in a few months. Can't wait to use the trail again. Wonderful trail.

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