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Hurst Hollow Loop Trail

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This is a nice ascending/descending loop around the end of Hurst Hollow.


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0.5

Miles

0.7

KM

90%

Runnable

744' 227 m

High

684' 209 m

Low

59' 18 m

Up

55' 17 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

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Features Lake · Swimming · Views

Definitely wear trail running or hiking shoes. Lots of fun, root-strewn, and rocky scrambling makes this trail spicy!

Runner Notes

I'd only recommend this to skilled/experienced trail runners.

Description

The beginning of this loop has some of the best views you'll get of Hurst Creek and Lake Travis from this trail system.

This trail is a bit 'loose' with rocks in places, but well worth it once you get on the upper side of the loop. If you runed all the way to the end of the Hurst Hollow Trail, this last loop only adds another 10 minutes to your run :)

Another way to get into this trail is to kayak up from the lake to the shore just off the creek side of the trail and then run it. You can drop your kayak in from the Lakeway City Park just across the hollow (also a great place for a swim).

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Donovan Acker

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The trail opens up for a nice view of the hollow and Lake Travis just before the ascent to the final loop trail.
Aug 17, 2017 near Lakeway, TX
The stone sitting bench is a nice spot to take a pic and hang out for while under the shade
Aug 17, 2017 near Lakeway, TX
This is nice spot to have a nice quiet lunch under the shade of the trail looking out at outlet into Lake Travis.
Aug 17, 2017 near Lakeway, TX

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