Category: "Routes" Articles

Discovering Your New Running Loop: Austin Neighborhoods
September 1, 2020
Interwoven throughout the city, Austin’s elaborate trail system makes it easy to escape the congestion of the city and get in touch with nature in just minutes. What is not commonly discussed however, are...
Discover: MoPac Mobility Bridges
December 1, 2017
New bike and pedestrian lanes enhance usability of urban trail network.
Discover: MoPac Mobility Bridges
December 1, 2017
New bike and pedestrian lanes enhance usability of urban trail network.
A Tourist in  Your Hometown
May 1, 2016
If you're itching to re-explore Austin while burning a few calories, take a tour with these two up-and-coming businesses.
Discover Govalle Park and the South Walnut Creek Trail
December 1, 2015
Govalle Park, located east of I-35 by Boggy Creek Greenbelt, encompasses 26 green acres of trees and an entrance to the South Walnut Creek Trail. The park itself boasts barbeque pits, picnic tables, fields,...
Discover! — Mary Moore Searight Metro Park
October 1, 2015
With over 300 acres of land with facilities for hiking, horseback riding, disc golf and grilling, Mary Moore Searight Metro Park has ample options for fitness and family fun.
Discover!: Reveille Peak Ranch
July 1, 2015
Whether you choose to spend an afternoon traversing across creek beds, powering up the edge of cliffs, or dodging pine trees as you gain speed over a twisted trail, many Austin-area mountain bikers agree:...
Discover! – The Goodwater Loop at Lake Georgetown
February 1, 2015
Take on the challenge of this technical trail 40 minutes from Austin.
Discover! – Wheels in the Dirt
October 1, 2014
Accessed through the Lakeway Canyonlands park, Mount Lakeway is a 4-mile, out-and-back trail that follows the border of a property near the Rough Hollow development. This single-track trail is typical Central Texas dirt with...
Discover! –  A Sweet (And Steep) Way to Run 7 Miles
September 1, 2014
“The Barton Hills Lollipop Loop is one of my favorite ways to run seven miles,” said Al Cumming, namesake and coach behind the free Austin running group Al’s Ship of Fools. “I love the...
Hike the Bull Creek Greenbelt
August 1, 2014
The Bull Creek greenbelt is a great place for a creek-side hike if you take Inga’s Trail, a favorite route of the Austin Sierra Club.
Improve Climbing Skills
July 1, 2014
Bicycle Sport Shop's Wednesday Night Beginner Ride
A Go-To Loop for Cycling Central Austin
April 1, 2014
MapMyFitness ambassador Nathanial Friedman loves a coffee and snack along with his ride. Here’s his go-to 20-miler.
Hitting Historic Hyde Park for a Run
February 1, 2014
MapMyFitness ambassador Jake Morse isn't just a cyclist; he's a runner, too. Try out his favored short, central route through historic Hyde Park.
Winding Your Way on Two Wheels
January 1, 2014
Try this cycling route from MapMyFitness Ambassador Paul Goldman.
Discover Austin: A Walk in the Woods
December 4, 2013
This month, MapMyFitness ambassador Brittany Durbin takes us on a hike through the Barton Creek greenbelt.