7.0 miles
Distance
921 ft
Climb
-765 ft
Descent
00:42:34
Avg time

Barton Creek Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Barton Creek Greenbelt
    Austin, Texas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #24508 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

Trail right in Austin. Parking at Zilker Park. Lots of ledges and short drops. Pretty fun for a town trail.

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More Stats for Barton Creek Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    155 ft
  • Altitude min
    451 ft
  • Altitude max
    614 ft
  • Altitude start
    455 ft
  • Altitude end
    611 ft
  • Grade
    0.419%
  • Grade max
    -64.916%
  • Grade min
    42.346%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,505 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:34
  • Avg reverse time
    01:11:48
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Status:
on Oct 14, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 3.7 (10 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Barton Creek Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 83 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 358 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 12, 2020 @ 7:02am
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      Jun 27, 2019 @ 2:59pm
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      Jun 27, 2019 @ 2:59pm
      Jun 27, 2019
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      Jul 11, 2018 @ 3:02pm
      Jul 11, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      plorr (Jul 3, 2019 at 10:49)
       Surprisingly fun cross country ride. A lot of picking through flat rock gardens, a few steepish more technical dips, and a couple fun flowy sections.
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      Mountain Biking at Barton Creek Greenbelt -...
      8:36 | 130 | Oct 18, 2020 , Austin
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