The Secluded Nature Preserve in Austin That’s Hiding in Plain Sight

Everyone knows about Zilker Park’s stunning beauty. With 350 acres of lush greenery and wide open spaces, it’s easily the most popular outdoor attraction in Austin. Not many people are aware of the hidden trails surrounding this massive green park, however. Take a trip off the beaten path and explore the trails less traveled. This secluded nature preserve is hiding in plain sight.

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