Mountain Biking

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We have identified over thirty great destinations for you to do some shredding on the mountain bike trails. You can have loads of fun at these trails, but we urge you to contact the site owners before you hit the road so you can get the low down about site conditions. If you are just starting out with mountain biking you want to be sure to match the trail conditions to your skill level. You probably also want to ask whether the trails are open to hikers as well as bike riders so you will know whether to expect pedestrian traffic. Finally, you will want to check in with the site owner to find out whether there is any portion of the trail that will take you through water so you can plan accordingly.


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Arkansas Bend

This isolated 320-acre Travis County park has about two miles of lake frontage on the banks of Lake Travis. The park is not as heavily used as some of the other parks on the lake and it offers primitive camping (bring water), swimming, fishing and there is a shaded campground located along a bluff. There […]

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Barton Creek Greenbelt

Miles of trails are available for hiking and mountain biking in one of Austin’s favorite locations known by the locals as simply the greenbelt. If you are taking the bike out be sure to contact the Austin Parks and Recreation Department to get information because the trails range from relatively flat to pretty technical in […]

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Blue Mountain Peak Ranch

This is another of those beautiful privately owned ranches available to the public and this one is located 17 miles southwest of Mason off RR 1871 in the northwest portion of the Hill Country. You can go here for camping, hiking, mountain biking and wildlife viewing activities. Guided kayak trips on the Llano River also […]

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Chalk Bluff Park

The park is located on the enticing Nueces River outside of Bracketville and features a superb cliff near the water, and 2 miles of river frontage on this stupendous, spring-fed river. Rentals of canoes, tubes, kayaks, bikes, fishing poles and horses are available if you want to do more than just lounge around in the […]

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City Park (Emma Long Park)

A longtime favorite of Austinianites, this 1,500-acre park has about a mile of shoreline along the beautiful grassy shores of the Colorado River on Lake Austin. Camping, swimming and hiking trails are available for your use. There is also a 9 mile mountain bike course at the park that you could use to get warm […]

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Colorado Bend State Park

This State park on the Colorado River offers an interesting variety of habitats and physical features such as the glorious 60’ Gorman Falls (a travertine waterfall that is actually growing in size rather than eroding). You should take the guided trip if you want to view the falls, but make sure the water is flowing or you […]

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Flat Rock Ranch

Located near Comfort, this ranch has campsites and a lot of mountain bike trails onsite. The bike trails consist primarily of a 9-mile and a 15-mile loop. Be sure to contact them to get information on races and other special events that they have out here periodically. This is a good place to go biking, […]

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Fort Mason City Park

This 125-acre municipal park offers camping, nature trails and mountain biking opportunities in the northwest portion of the Hills. RV sites also are available.

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Garner State Park

The picturesque Frio River runs through this beautiful 1,420-acre park and the stream provides many opportunities for various types of water recreation. This is a fine state park to go do some drive up camping, but you have to make sure to get there early so you can get a campsite near the sparkling water.  The park also […]

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Government Canyon State Natural Area

The primary activities available to the outdoor enthusiast at this 8,622-acre natural area are hiking and nature viewing. Dogs are OK if kept on a leash and we are happy to announce they now allow primitive camping, but only on the weekends. There are several nice scenic overlooks, a nice stand of oak trees covered […]

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