Barton Creek Greenbelt

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Barton Creek Greenbelt

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The Barton Creek Greenbelt, located in Austin, Texas is managed by the City of Austin's Park and Recreation Department and is considered the seventh best hiking trail in Texas.<sup>1</sup> The Greenbelt is a stretch of public land that begins at Zilker Park and stretches South/Southwest to the final section commonly referred to as "The Hill of Life" which ends in the Woods of Westlake subdivision.<sup>2</sup> The Barton Creek Greenbelt consists of three areas: the Lower Greenbelt, the Upper Greenbelt and the Barton Creek Wilderness Park and is characterized by large limestone cliffs, dense foliage, and shallow bodies of water.

Climate

Located in Austin, Texas, the Barton Creek Greenbelt has a humid subtropical climate characterized by Hot summers and mild winters. The Greenbelt receives 30 to of rain, with the majority of the precipitation coming in the spring, and secondary maximum in the fall.<sup>3</sup> Small bodies of water can be found at all times of the year throughout the Greenbelt, however the creek bed that runs along the spine of the Greenbelt actively flows only 1 to 2 months out of the year depending on precipitation levels. Watershed from Barton Creek, a tributary that feeds the Colorado River in Central Texas, is responsible for the areas highly concentrated vegetation.

Sports and recreation

With its diverse terrain, the Greenbelt is a popular location for adventure-loving locals. The large limestone...
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