Austin Mountain Bike Trails
The greater Austin area has really come into its own in terms of shear number of miles of mountain bike trails and the quality of them. In years past we pretty much had the mountain bike trails at Barton Creek Greenbelt and then work got started on the people’s favorite; Walnut Creek mountain bike trails.
Being in the Hill Country of Texas we are blessed with some really great terrain for mountain biking. You’ll find Austin trails have something to offer mountain bikers at every level and on just about any type of mountain bike. From stripped down fully rigid single speeders to enduro riders on 6″ travel bombers and everything in between.
Mountain Bike Trails In Austin
Barton Creek Greenbelt
Commonly referred to as ‘the greenbelt’ you can expect lots of limestone ledges, baby heads, hard pack, and some creek crossings.
The ‘nut is a local favorite that has miles of purpose built mountain bike trails, nearly all of the it single track. Nothing too gnarly but there are some sections to test your skill.
Located on the Austin & Cedar Park border, Brushy Creek has just about everything. Expect some really technical riding with some sections of flow and all single track.
Emma Long/City Park
Yeah, it goes by two names which is how some things seem to work here in Texas. Lots of limestone ledges on the main loop at City Park or is it Emma Long?
McKinney is mostly hard pack single track and double track with a few rocks here and there.
Mountain Bike Trails Near Austin
Pacebend has really developed into a full featured trails system. There is a day fee to enter the park.
A county park with fantastic mountain bike trails and even some wood stunt features.
Another state park with some solid mountain bike trails. Nothing too technical.
A legendary 30 mile ride around the lake on the Goodwater Loop.
A private adventure park with some of the best mountain biking in Central Texas. Trade that limestone for granite too!