Grab your bike and hit one of these tracks around Austin. Photo courtesy of Georgetown CVB Austin boasts a host of outdoor spaces just waiting to be explored. Maybe you’ve always wanted to try mountain biking, but you weren’t sure where to start. Or maybe you’re a biking enthusiast looking for new trails off the beaten path.
No matter your experience level, here are 10 of the best biking trails around Austin.
Roy and Ann Butler Hike and Bike Trail
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
This downtown trail offers great views with an effortless ride. The path switches from a smooth boardwalk to a gravel trail, but both are easy to conquer. Take a leisurely pace as you tour the 10 miles around Lady Bird Lake.
This paved track tucked away in the Circle C Ranch neighborhood is for bicyclists and roller bladers only — no pedestrians allowed. The Veloway is 23 inches wide and a little over 3 miles around. Barton Creek Greenbelt Where: West Difficulty: Easy to vigorous With several entry points and unofficial trails crawling across the 7-mile stretch of greenery, you can easily traverse different areas each time you go. If you’re just starting off, try the Loop 360 access point or the entry near Zilker Park. The Greenbelt is part of the Violet Crown Trail , an in-progress, 30-mile regional trail system. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park Where: North Difficulty: Easy to moderate Most of these […]