This 4-Mile Hike In Austin Leads To The Dreamiest Swimming Hole

The Barton Creek Greenbelt is one of the most cherished places in the city. It’s easy to see why — the vibrant trees, refreshing water, and ample shade makes Austinites absolutely giddy. There are dozens of paths and trails to take, but nothing beats this picturesque journey. This four-mile hike in Austin leads to the dreamiest swimming hole.

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What’s your favorite hiking spot in Austin? If you need more ideas, check out these eight waterfront trails.