Category Archives: Barton Creek Greenbelt

Spring in Barton Creek Greenbelt

I had a chance to take a walk in the Barton Creek Greenbelt today and thought I’d share some pictures. First stop was Twin Falls. Only one side is flowing right now but there’s still plenty of water to swim. … Continue reading

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Barton Creek Full after recent rains

After the trails dried out for a couple of days I took a walk down to the Barton Creek Greenbelt to see how the recent rains affected water levels. As you might expect the creek is full with plenty of … Continue reading

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Violet Crown Trailhead open in Sunset Valley

I was driving west on the 290 frontage road just before Brodie lane the other day and thought I saw something new flash by, so I headed out to explore. Sure enough the new Violet Crown trail head in Sunset … Continue reading

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Tubing on the Barton Creek Greenbelt

On father’s day I decided to see how practical it is to tube on Barton Creek and how much water is required for a good trip. I started at Lost Creek Boulevard and planned to get to Sculpture Falls, a … Continue reading

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This week on Barton Creek Greenbelt

I took a short ride yesterday on the Barton Creek Greenbelt to check on the creek after last week’s rains. The creek is still relatively full with good flow around the high spot just downstream from the Mopac bridge, and … Continue reading

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This Week on the Barton Creek Greenbelt

We received about three inches of rain at our house, so I headed down to the Barton Creek Greenbelt to see what effect it had on water levels. Although three inches seemed like a lot of rain, and a lot … Continue reading

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Barton Creek Greenbelt Mopac Bridge

You may have noticed a flurry of construction in the area of the Mopac bridge over the Barton Creek Greenbelt. This is the start of a multi-phase project to provide a bicycle and pedestrian bridge over Barton Creek. For cyclists … Continue reading

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