This is a pretty straightforward park, one big loop of around 3 miles or so with nothing challenging. This is a great place to take beginners to get them comfortable on their bikes. Supposedly there is an Onion Creek trail connected here, but I've never run across it.

Location: Southeast Austin, near the airport

Directions: Take highway 183 south from Austin, past Route 71 to McKinney Falls Parkway. Follow the signs into the park

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Technical Level: Easy

Length: About 3 miles

Trails: Flat, some jeep trails, no climbs.

Trail Map:  Map


Shade:  Medium

Extras:  Waterfalls and a river to swim in; camping available on site

Fees:  $6 entry fee

Post Ride Beer:  This is on the southside and not that challenging. Have a Lone Star.

GPS File:  GPX Format