Find Out More About Austin
Whether you're a visitor or a long time resident, Austin probably has more treasures than you know about. Austin Explorer is your way of discovering more about the city as you get outside of your stuffy home or office and into the fresh air.
Northeast Metropolitan Park -
Stick with the southern half of the path and you'll be rewarded with a nice walking experience.Don't expect pure hiking and stay away from the northern half.
Clay Pit Tower -
Mining on the shores of Town Lake? It happened, in a manner of speaking.
Nameless, TX -
Frustrated with the Postal Service's repeated rejections of names, the residents of of this town came up with a sarcastic reply that ended up being the name of the community.
Hopewell Cemetery -
This predominantly African-American cemetery next to Round Rock Cemetery boasts of some impressive history of its own.
Geocaching on KXAN Firstcast -
This Austin morning news segment presented geocaching in a positive light. Once again, Moosiegirl does the geocaching community proud!
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: San Antonio and Austin: Includes the Hill Country
Tom Taylor, Johnny Molloy
List Price: $16.95
Our price: $3.58
This practical guide takes readers to the best trails found in the Texas Hill Country, all within easy reach of San Antonio and Austin. Destinations include secluded, low-traffic areas for quiet hikes as well more popular and heavily used paths. The former LBJ Ranch, the Guadalupe River, the Highland Lakes Chain, and the Lost Pines area are a few of the spectacular treks featured.