Austin, TX: South Bull Creek

Explore Austin's very own all-natural waterworld on this 4.4-mile out-and-back to refreshing swimming holes and three waterfalls. Located just minutes from downtown.
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Explore Austin's very own all-natural waterworld on this 4.4-mile out-and-back to refreshing swimming holes and three waterfalls. Located just minutes from downtown.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 3.6

Waypoints

BCN001

Location: 30.3671360015869, -97.7849197387695

Head N from trailhead

BCN002

Location: 30.3683795928955, -97.7858352661133

Trail leaves road; first crossing of Bull Creek ahead

BCN003

Location: 30.3702125549316, -97.7860412597656

Continue N to waterfall, avoid the numerous side trails; best route follows creek

BCN004

Location: 30.3733673095703, -97.7845764160156

Cross creek; sweet swimming hole downstream of waterfall; Bull Creek Natural Preserve to the N

BCN005

Location: 30.3778953552246, -97.7835311889648

Cross creek

BCN006

Location: 30.3789443969727, -97.78173828125

Rock cliff towers over Bull Creek

BCN007

Location: 30.378999710083, -97.7799758911133

Cool down under cascading waterfall

BCN008

Location: 30.3774833679199, -97.7750930786133

Veer R; wade across creek ahead

BCN009

Location: 30.3804264068604, -97.7732696533203

Third waterfall

BCN010

Location: 30.3828639984131, -97.7677001953125

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