Category: Central Texas

McKinney Roughs 3/10/19

March 10, 2019 Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Overcast and cool 5.4 miles One of our favorite hikes near Austin is at McKinney Roughs Nature Preserve. It is run by the LCRA and has gotten a lot more maintenance lately because they opened a zip…

Riverplace Nature Trail 2/24/19

Went out with Greg to the Riverplace Nature Trail the week before they started charging $10/head/pet to hike there. I do understand the need to limit crowds, as it has gotten extremely popular, but $10/dog? That seems a bit overboard. Anyway, we did the…

Rim Trail, Lakeway, TX 2/17/19

Hike: Rim Trail, Lakeway, TX Weather: cool, sunny, mid 60s Hikers: Ian, Court, Biff, Finn Length: 3.14 miles This was a nice short hike back out in Lakeway starting from the Mt. Lakeway trail head. Our goal was to take the trail all the…

Balcones Canyonlands NWR – Doeskin Ranch 1/20/19

Sunday, January 20, 2019 Hike: Balcones Canyonlands NWR – Doeskin Ranch Weather: cool, clear, mid 50s Hikers: Ian and Greg Length: 3.7 miles This is one of my favorite hikes, though I don’t do it that often because there are no dogs allowed due…

Inks Lake Overnight 11/24/18-11/25/18

Saturday and Sunday, November 24-25, 2018 Inks Lake State Park Ian, Court, Biff, Finn As is becoming tradition, we headed out to one of our favorite state parks for Thanksgiving weekend.  This was originally slated to be a two night affair, but some exciting…

Barton Creek Upper 11/3/18

  Trying out the new WordPress editor on this one so gonna be just some pics and whatever else I end up messing with.  Edit: Well the pics didn’t show up on the mobile version so I guess it’s back to the normal editor…

Lake Somerville – Nails Creek State Park 5/19/18

  Saturday, May 19, 2018   Lake Somerville – Nails Creek State Park – near Brenham, TX Partly cloudy, warm, pleasant, upper 70s Ian, Biff, Finn 5.6 miles   Another new State Park!  We went to Navasota for the weekend and I went hiking…