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Best trails in Purgatory Creek Greenspace

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Looking for a great trail in Purgatory Creek Greenspace, Texas? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, trail running trails, dogs leash 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Purgatory Creek Greenspace ranging from 1 to 3 miles and from 620 to 721 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Dante's Trail through Purgatory Creek Natural Area
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 29 m
The 463-acre Purgatory Creek Natural Area is within the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone, is home to Purgatory Creek, and includes upland meadows, canyon bluffs of 40 feet or more, dense juniper thicketsShow more
#2 - Dante's Trail and Backend Loop
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Dante's Trail and Backend Loop is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Marcos, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#3 - Purgatory Creek Overlook via Dante's Trail
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
Purgatory Creek Overlook via Dante's Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Marcos, Texas that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The traShow more
#4 - Lower Purgatory Creek Greenspace to Dante's Trail Loop
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Lower Purgatory Creek Greenspace to Dante's Trail Loop is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Marcos, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The Show more
#5 - Dante's, Lower Purgatory Creek and Blue Trail Loop
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Dante's, Lower Purgatory Creek and Blue Trail Loop is a 2.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near San Marcos, Texas that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. TShow more
#6 - Purgatory Creek Blue Trail Loop
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 26 m
Purgatory Creek Blue Trail Loop is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near San Marcos, Texas and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, andShow more
#7 - Virgil's Trail
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
Virgil's Trail is a 0.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Marcos, Texas that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more
#8 - Limbo, Dante, Old West, Beatrice, and Ovid East Loop
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
Limbo, Dante, Old West, Beatrice, and Ovid East Loop is a 3 mile loop trail located near San Marcos, Texas that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more
#9 - Limbo, Dante, and Ripheus Loop
Purgatory Creek Greenspace
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 52 m
Limbo, Dante, and Ripheus Loop is a 2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Marcos, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more