Rock Shelter Trail

EASY 5 reviews

Rock Shelter Trail is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Austin, TX that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible from January until January. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

0.9 miles Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly




wild flowers

Quick loop through a historic natural rock formation that has been used as shelter by Native Americans. Fun little wooden bridges on the path cross over the creeks below. Educational and great for children.

4 months ago

Since the flood in 2013 the bridge is closed and part of the trail. It is still a good short hike to see the ledge.

6 months ago

10 months ago

It was a super easy and quick hike with the kids. What was most special is the breathtaking views. Every turn we took there was something else to see. Loved the cave, loved the white rock, and especially loved the waterfalls!

3 years ago

Excellent easy trail with historical stops. I remember as a kid when the water was flowing and you could hike and swim.

4 years ago

Quick easy loop thats great for children and scouts! Little wooden bridges crosses over creeks and leads to a rock formation that have been used in centuries past as shelter by the Native Americans. Educational and informative. Bring the map with you so you don't accidentally return on the Picnic trail- the trails cross and run parallel.