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Best trails in Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge

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Looking for a great trail in Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, Texas? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, trail running trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge ranging from 0.9 to 3.6 miles and from 1,145 to 1,309 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Balcones Canyonlands Indiangrass Trail
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Balcones Canyonlands Indiangrass Trail is a 3.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Marble Falls, Texas that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#2 - Vista Knoll and Ridgeline Loop Via Cactus Rocks Trail
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Vista Knoll and Ridgeline Loop Via Cactus Rocks Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Leander, Texas that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levelsShow more
#3 - Rim Rock Loop Trail
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 56 m
Rim Rock Loop Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bertram, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#4 - Cactus Rocks Trail
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 31 m
Large rock formations, interpretive trail markers, variety of plant life. This trail is located in the Warbler Vista area of the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. It is a short but enjoShow more
#5 - Vista Knoll Loop
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 31 m
Scenic views of Lake Travis, varied terrain and good wildlife viewing potential. This is a slightly longer trail in the Warbler Vista area of the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. UnlikShow more
#6 - Creek Trail to Mountain Road Loop
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 19 m
Creek Trail to Mountain Road Loop is a 0.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bertram, Texas that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more