Wells Branch Greenbelt

6.00 Miles

Getting there: From central Austin, take IH-35 north and take the Wells Branch Parkway exit just south of Round Rock. Head west on Wells Branch and look for the trailhead on the right in a few blocks.

The crosses the creek on several occasions but the bridges, such as this one, make the traverses easy. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
The trail is quite popular with neighbors and plenty of ducks and geese. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
On at least one section of the trail fowl outnumbered humans. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
Log Entries
Well used hike and bike trail
By Austin Explorer on 10/4/2012
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 4.95 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

Coppertone and I met here after work and knocked out a few miles until after dark.  Except towards the end of our hike there was always someone within eyesight along the trail.  It was a fairly pleasant afternoon and other people were taking advantage of it just as we were.

The trail is a mix of crushed granite and pavement and it's mostly flat.  It's a great place for neighbors to stroll and walk the dog.

Great walk around the park trail.
By sswright84@gmaill.com on 3/22/2012
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.00 Miles Duration: N/A
Great trail for walking around the park or walking the dog. I enjoy walking it with a friend. There are usually many people around.
Nice place to walk your dog
By kmcippant on 1/1/2011
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.00 Miles Duration: 40 minutes
Good neighborhood hike
By texaskdog on 1/10/2010
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 5.00 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

I wouldnt bother if I didn't live a block away.  Nice flat hike with a pond at the north end and a creek through most of it.  Good for running.

By musclemechanic on 2/3/2009
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 4.00 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Easy neighborhood exersize trail

Disc Golf
By maxrebo on 11/19/2003
Rating: N/A Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 1.00 Mile Duration: N/A
half a course of disc golf holes.
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