Hike the Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake

Lady Bird Lake Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake is accessible from downtown Austin, and is perfect for a wide range of mileage distances and activities.

The Butler Trail offers distances from 3 miles to 10.15 miles. This trail is perfect for hiking, walking, running, dog walking, biking, and more. The trail offers scenic views of downtown Austin, along with views of the river. The trailheads offer restrooms, drinking fountains, foot showers, and ecological restoration signage for education. There are lots of good places to grab a quick bite, some coffee, or to sit down for a longer meal along the trail. The variety of distances offered by this trail makes it perfect for all ages and skill levels. 

Distance

4.4 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

52 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Kayaking, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

From $67/night

Outsite // Austin

Austin, Texas

Austin East KOA

Austin, Texas

Leander / NW Austin KOA

Leander, Texas

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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