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Excellent hike in town! Great overlook and beautiful water.

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muddy
3 hours ago

Definitely a pretty trail but fairly urban. A decent amount of stairs but it’s far from a “hard” rating. Very easy and not technical at all. I’d go again for sure and it’s one of my favorite in the area.

hiking
muddy
over grown
washed out
16 hours ago

I enjoyed this trail however I felt like I got off the trail several times. It is somewhat overgrown and muddy. The water may be high, but the trail was hard to follow. Ended up doing a lot of back tracking and had to cross the creek twice in about 8” of very cold water. Would have felt great in the summer.

1 day ago

Great hike! With all of the recent rain, the trail was wet but manageable. There were a few water crossings. Also a few overhangs.

Very nice hike that wasn't too busy, probably because of the chilly weather.

hiking
1 day ago

No dogs allowed, limited parking, narrow trail & busy

hiking
1 day ago

No dogs allowed, limited parking, narrow trail & busy

we went in the back way through a neighborhood thanks Google maps

hiking
muddy
rocky
washed out
2 days ago

Most reviews said it was easy. I’m glad I came before taking my kids. It was beautiful but some parts where creeks went over the path was not always easy, also muddy after lots of rain.
Loved the trail and will be back.

2 days ago

easy and short but nice views.

3 days ago

Fun hike with some decent elevation change.

The vistas were pretty and the waterfalls were gorgeous.

Definitely a worthwhile hike!

Very good for hiking, but not for biking. Spent half the time walking or carrying my bike over the rocks. Also very muddy

hiking
6 days ago

Turkey creek is always a go to for me, especially my dog! There are a few downed trees in the path now, and quite a bit of slippery spots if wet.. but other than that it's a nice trail. My favorite time to go is after it rains, it makes the experience a little more interesting with the higher water level in the creek. Definitely prepare to get your feet wet, and meet quite a few dogs along the way!
There are no bathrooms, or water fountains! so be sure to bring lots of water and prepare ahead of time.

hiking
6 days ago

Beautiful, well kept trail. Quite a bit of inclines if you take the longer path (outer trail). The waterfall, and creek were both very beautiful! I'd suggest lots of water and supportive shoes.. you'll be sore towards the end!

This is my favorite trail in Austin. The recent rains have the water up, there are a few downed trees across the trail, and it is pretty muddy in some areas, but it doesn’t make it any less great. Just be prepared to get your feet wet.

hiking
8 days ago

Beautiful scenery with a gorgeous little waterfall and pool (all the rain helps). We did the 1.8 mile loop which was a good length with our 18 mo. In tow. A great little hike right in town.

Great and off leash dog friendly

Very pretty, nice trail, although VERY crowded.

walking
11 days ago

Very nice views of the city and the river below. The hike was simple and well maintained. very nice for a family hike without going too far. On street parking was very convenient.

hiking
16 days ago

Excellent hike in west Austin. Lots to see. Just be aware that there are no restrooms or trash cans along the trail. This is a plus for me, but some might not agree.

Beautiful, but extremely crowded on nice weekends. Next time I plan on trying it midweek and seeing if it’s any better.

Really beautiful! Go early in the morning if the weather is nice ~ the Trail is VERY crowded in the afternoon.

Beautiful waterfalls, but hiking is too easy

on Turkey Creek Trail

hiking
16 days ago

Nice shaded trail where your dogs can be off leash. The cons: the trail isn’t well marked and after a rain, you will get your feet wet.

A nice morning hike, well traveled and maintained trail that feels like it’s a lot farther out of town than it is.

Crappy slick trail. hard to navigate and crisp over saner parts of trail many times. Felt like I was in Blair witch project. in the middle of a neighborhood and accessed through a playground. Should be marked as EASY. water was pretty, but waste if a hike.

This is an awesome trail for hiking or jogging. There are a few creek crossings so you can’t run the whole time, but it’s nice to take a couple breaks anyway. My dog loves this trail because there is a creek the whole way and lots to explore. The end of this trail is a seemingly endless staircase that will give you an excellent workout, but you can turn around if you’re not in the mood. Really amazing and beautiful.

The butt-kicking moderately difficult Canyon Trail at River Place Nature Trail is not to be missed: 3.5 miles, 9,802 steps, 28 floors and only takes 1.5 hours! Of course, that’s one-way, so you do the math. Great views.

Love the elevation. Highly populated though.

Very easy trail! Good for all ages/families, runners, walkers, etc. Great views.

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