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Good jogging trail with interesting sights
User: heatharcadia - 1/2/2017  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.01 Miles Duration: 34 minutes

I went out to the Mueller Trails to jog today (my last day of vacation before I have to return to work-- boo hoo). I began at Mueller Lake, looped around, and jogged down to the Southwest Greenway portion of the trails. 

Most of the trails I jogged on today were crushed granite. They aren't very wide, which poses a problem when a lot of people are using them (there were many people out this morning), walking side-by-side. There were a couple of time I had to jog off the trail to pass around groups. Still, I enjoyed my jog. This is not somewhere to go if you want solitude.

The two ponds I jogged around (Mueller Lake and the pond in the Southwest Greenway) were nice to look at. The one in the Southwest Green way has some nice man-made waterfalls. 

The Southwest Greenway area was especially interesting: There are gardens with signs telling about them (it looked to be native plans and educational information about them-- I'll have to come back in the Spring to see them in their glory) as well as three large metal sculptures: A sphere, a rocket ship, and a spider.  

User: ValEpiscopo - 1/19/2014  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 6.00 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

Finally, went the whole length of the trail.  Started at Home Depot.Then, went down past the food courts, to the other end and back.  The full trail is approximately 3 miles, each way -- counting the sidewalk from Home Depot to the begining of the trail.  Most of the way is crushed granite.  A few spots are sidewalk.  There is a nice parking lot at the far end, on Tom Miller Street, and lots of access points along the way.

User: ValEpiscopo - 1/2/2014  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.50 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Went from Home Depot down past the food courts, to the split near the pond, and back.  Most of the way is crushed granite.  A few spots are sidewalk.

User: ValEpiscopo - 12/26/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.50 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Went from Home Depot down past the food courts, to the split near the pond, and back.  Most of the way is crushed granite.  A few spots are sidewalk.

User: ValEpiscopo - 12/24/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.50 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Went from Home Depot down past the food courts, to the split near the pond, and back.  Most of the way is crushed granite.  A few spots are sidewalk.

User: ValEpiscopo - 12/16/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.50 Miles Duration: 1 hour

Went from Home Depot down past the food courts, to the split near the pond, and back.  Most of the way is crushed granite.  A few spots are sidewalk.

User: ValEpiscopo - 11/26/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 5.00 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes

Went from Home Depot down past the food courts, almost to the end by the pond, and back.  Most of the way is crushed granite.  A few spots are sidewalk.

User: ValEpiscopo - 11/20/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.00 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes
Went from Home Depot down just past the food courts, and back.
Combined Mueller Greenway
User: Austin Explorer - 11/19/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 4.29 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

Walked the trails of Lake Park and then the connecting area north to the Best Buy. The weather was fairly pleasant today so I thought I get some walking in before lunch. Not sure if all of those areas should be treated as one trail or not.

In addition to the ubiquitous ducks around the pond I spotted a small flock of green parrots, who must be the descendants of escaped pets. Not native, but still more pleasant than the grackles!

User: ValEpiscopo - 11/14/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 1.00 Mile Duration: 1 hour
Went from from food court, after eating, walking middle part of trail, doing loops around lake. Very pleasant to see the ducks, geese and foliage. This part is is almost all paved.
User: ValEpiscopo - 11/6/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.25 Miles Duration: 38 minutes
Went from north end by Home Depot to Airport Blvd, and back.
User: ValEpiscopo - 11/1/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.00 Miles Duration: 31 minutes
Went from north end by Home Depot to Airport Blvd, and back.
User: ValEpiscopo - 10/28/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.50 Miles Duration: 36 minutes
Went from north end by Home Depot to Airport Blvd., and back.
User: ValEpiscopo - 9/30/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.25 Miles Duration: 35 minutes
Went from north end by Home Depot to Airport Blvd, and back.
User: ValEpiscopo - 9/24/2013  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.00 Miles Duration: 40 minutes
Hiked in approximately 1 mile, from Home Depot. Mostly crushed granite, some paved (sidewalk) sections.
We did a volksmarching event here.
User: Eveline - 11/20/2010  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 6.20 Miles Duration: N/A

It was a foggy day.  Great place to walk.

Nice use of old airport
User: texaskdog - 3/19/2010  [View Log Page]
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.00 Miles Duration: 40 minutes

Turn off Airport Blvd on Aldrich which turns into Simond.  Very nice use of the old airport property.  Nice walk around the pond in Lake Park.  Continue south on the path along Airport and there is now a greenbelt there.  It is short but they did a nice job with it.  Once you reach the end, if youre new to Austin and a fan of history, check out the old airport control tower and parking lot, which is not gated off.  Also check out Patterson Park which has a short trail around it, and Airport Blvd is very easy to cross.