River Place Nature Trail
Address: 8820 Big View Dr across from Woodland Park at River Place
Parking: Street parking available
Distance: 5.5 mile out and back
Facilities: No bathrooms, chairs and charcoal grill at bottom of hill
Pets: On leash
Fees: $10/person & $10/pet starting March 2019 weekends only right now 8a-4p. Start before to avoid a fee.
Riverplace trail is a point to point trail in west Austin off 2222 and Riverplace Blvd. With nearly 1,000 ft of vertical gain in 3 miles Central Texas trail runners use this route to practice their hill running! While this is not a rocky terrain, the elevation gain will challenge beginner to experienced trail runners. As an out and back you can get 6 miles. If you extend into the Panther trail you can get a little more mileage. The Panther Trail has some great swimming holes to soak in during or after a hot run. Or continue over to lake Austin behind the tennis courts and take a dip!