If you hear someone in Austin, TX talking about "the greenbelt", there's a good chance they're referring to Barton Creek Greenbelt. Whether you're looking for a day hike, mountain biking, rock climbing, or swimming, this greenbelt has it all. That's why it's one of Austinites' favorites!
At Austin Parks Foundation, we recognize the importance of the Barton Creek Greenbelt and have dedicated to long-term investments into the trail. We've partnered with Austin City Limits Music Festival, Texas Conservation Corps, REI, and others to make sure the greenbelt is enjoyed for generations to come.
Click here for information Barton Creek Greenbelt's features, access points, hours, photos, and more!
Check out some of our major investments into the Barton Creek Greenbelt and the surrounding areas over the last 8 years:
About Austin Parks Foundation
Austin Parks Foundation is a non-profit organization that partners with Austin community to enhance people’s lives. We make our public parks, trails, and green spaces better through volunteerism, innovative programming, advocacy, and financial support. APF works diligently to fill Austin’s funding and resource gap to maintain the area’s 300+ parks, trails, and green spaces.
We foster innovative public/private partnerships and have given over $3 million in community-initiated grants to the Austin community. We’re known for our annual flagship volunteer event, It’s My Park Day, and are a presenting partner and beneficiary of Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park. You may donate here if you’d like to support our mission of People Plus Parks!