Austin’s Most Refreshing Hike Will Lead You Straight To A Beautiful Swimming Hole

When the sweltering heat sets in, there’s nothing better than a rejuvenating, shady hike. Sure, it’s always lovely to visit Barton Springs and Deep Eddy Pool, but those aren’t the only places to keep cool. Escape from the crowds with a peaceful riverside stroll through the Bull Creek Greenbelt. Austin’s most refreshing hike will lead you straight to a beautiful swimming hole.

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