Barton Creek Greenbelt

Austin | Texas

What We’re Doing
Protecting 1,000 acres of spring-fed creek in the heart of Austin.

Our Goal
Preserve Austin’s most iconic swimming hole and 1,000 acres of surrounding watershed for recreation, endangered species habitat, and improved water quality.

Barton Creek Greenbelt by the Numbers
acres of springs and creek preserved
natural springs producing over 31 million gallons of water per day
million visitors annually enjoy swimming in the spring-fed Barton Springs Pool
miles of greenbelt trails
A Spring-Fed Oasis in the Heart of Austin, Texas
About the Project
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  • Trust for Public Land Donates Land to Expand Greenbelt

    Trust for Public Land recently donated 14 acres of property to the City of Austin to expand the Barton Creek Greenbelt, a heavily wooded natural area with miles of hike-and-bike trails that attracts local hikers, bikers, runners, and rock climbers.

    Austin City Council Member Randi Shade, Austin Parks and Recreation (PARD) Director Sara L. Hensley, TPL Advisory Chair Larry Eisenberg, and 3M Government and Community Affairs Manager Russell Bridges commemorated the donation at an event today on a portion of the greenbelt that overlooks the new parkland.

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Dallas Office

3000 Pegasus Park Drive
Suite 752
Dallas, TX, 75247

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