San Gabriel River Trails

photo: Type: Urban Trail
Length: 6.60 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: In Georgetown follows to San Gabriel R connecting Lake Georgetown to Chautauqua Park.

States: Texas
Counties: Williamson
Latitude: 30.6627   Longitude: -97.71164

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Description

The San Gabriel River Trail is 6.6 miles long and follows the scenic North and South San Gabriel Rivers. The trail is eight feet wide and comprised of mixed surfaces including crushed granite, concrete, and asphalt. Along the trail you can see natural springs, historic features and animal tracks. The trail connects to United States Corp of Engineers trail at Lake Georgetown. Some interesting sites along the trail include star gazing area, bird watching area, the historic Blue Hole Park. Trial users have said that the trail is very beautiful and unique to the area and even better than Town Lake in Austin. The trail system total cost was $3 million with grants from Texas Parks and Wildlife, Lower Colorado River Authority and the Chandler Foundation.

Additional Details

Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Concrete
Secondary Surface: Concrete
Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 680
Elevation High Point: 715
Year Designated: 2006

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Randy Morrow
City of Georgetown
PO Box 409
Georgetown , TX 78626
(512) 930-3595
rmorrow@georgetowntx.org
http://www.georgetownparks.org

 

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