Little Fern Trail at Riverplace

EASY 24 reviews

Little Fern Trail at Riverplace is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Austin, Texas that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from January until January. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
209 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

river

wild flowers

Little Fern Trail is one segment of the Riverplace Trail

trail running
20 days ago

Very pretty. Very green and leafy, even during the winter time. Good signage. Straight forward trail with lots of steps. Going from north to south is easy, but going south to north you get some elevation climbing. Of course it's not near the level of the Natural Trail at River Place, but it's still a good hike.

There was one section, though, where I thought the trial looked a little thin. Then I noticed the actual trail went to the west (I was going from north to south). The steps were a little overgrown and thus hidden, and people have been taking a short-cut (the "thin trail"). I'd urge everyone to try and stay on the actual trail. It's the smallest little cut-off, but still it's good to keep the actual trail in tact.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Easy hike with beautiful water views. Love all of the small waterfalls throughout the hike!

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

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3 months ago

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7 months ago

nice creek side walk, lots of small waterfalls. shaded

8 months ago

Nice trail and easy to do.

8 months ago

Have hiked with family and with dogs, great trail!

11 months ago

Monday, November 21, 2016

Sunday, October 30, 2016

hiking
Monday, October 10, 2016

Nice little part of the larger River Place Nature Trail. Seemed cooler than the rest of the trail which was very nice.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Yuhhh yuhh yuhhhhhhhhh

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

excellent trail. well kept. fun ups n downs.....good daily hike in 45min and off to work.

walking
Thursday, July 07, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Very pretty hike, the trail can get muddy after a rain. All the stairs are a great workout, but not good in the heat if you aren't in decent shape. I recommend going off on Little Fern trail, great little swimming holes and waterfalls.

hiking
Monday, February 29, 2016

Not much to this one. Nice climb at the end.