Map of bike paths / walking paths in Austin, TX


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas map area

Austin, Texas

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Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail

Boggy Creek Greenbelt Trail

Highway 290 Bike Path

Johnson Creek Hike and Bike Trail

McKinney Falls State Park Trail

Mueller Southwest Greenway Trail

Northwest Greenway Trail

Shoal Creek Greenbelt Trail


Waller Creek Trail

Walnut Creek Trail

Ziker Metropolitan Park Trail


Round Rock

College Station

Temple & Killeen

San Antonio

The City of Austin is located in Central Texas. This vibrant city is the Capital of Texas and is known for music, its river, its beautiful outdoor spaces, its barbecue and Tex-Mex cuisine, the University of Texas at Austin and the diversity of its inhabitants.

Austin has a collection of very nice recreational trails for walking and bike riding. The riverfront area offers the Boardwalk and the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail. There are also paths for a stroll along the local creeks and many hiking areas for experiencing the natural environment located throughout the area. In the northern part of Austin area, you will find the Brushy Creek Regional Trail, the Highway 290 Bike Path and the TX-183 Shared Use Path.

Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail and the Boardwalk

The Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail and the Boardwalk are located along the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Downtown Austin. These paved trails wander along the waterfront for over 10 miles and connect several parks and other attractions. There are beautiful views of the Downtown Austin skyline from the trails, shady groves of trees, picnic areas, playgrounds, athletic fields and museums. This is a great place to spend a weekend afternoon or to bring out-of-town visitors.

Read more about the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail

Shoal Creek Greenbelt Trail

The Shoal Creek Greenbelt Trail is a 4-mile long paved pathway that stretches from Downtown Austin north to W. 38th Street. The trail wanders through the greenbelt along the creek and passes several parks along the route. The south end of the trail is located at W. Cesar Chavez Street, a few blocks south of N. Lamar Boulevard. At this point trail users can connect to the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail.

The trail heads north from this location through downtown, passing Duncan Park, House Park and Pease District Park. The trail roughly follows alongside N. Lamar Boulevard until W. 31st Street. There is short gap in the trail at this point and trail users can use W. 31st Street to get to the next section. The north end of the Shoal Creek Greenbelt Trail is located off of Shoal Creek Boulevard, just north of 38th Street.

Walnut Creek Trail

The Walnut Creek Trail is an 10.6-mile long paved pathway that stretches from Govalle Park on Bolm Road to the intersection of Lindell Land and Decker Lane near Route 290 on the east side of Austin. The trail follows the greenbelt along the creek and goes past a number of local parks and through residential areas.

Read more about the Walnut Creek Trail


The Veloway is a 3-mile one-way paved loop for bicycles only. The trail is located to the east of the Mo-Pack Expressway and west of Slaughter Road on the southwest side of Austin.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails for bike riding, running and walking in Austin, Texas.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Texas

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Texas.