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The River Place LD trail system consists of three trails:

  • Panther Hollow Trail
  • Little Fern Trail
  • Canyon Trail

The trail is about 6 miles from beginning to end and back. If you haven’t ventured out to this beautiful trail, be prepared for an extensive hike. 

Hikers all around Austin enjoy the many elevation scales, along with the 2,763 steps one way on the 3 mile section of the trail. Before you start your adventure, be sure to look over our trail rules below to ensure the safety of all. 

Map provided by Friends of River Place Trail.

Learn more at their website: 

River Place LD Trail Rules

The River Place LD hopes you enjoy our trail. We appreciate you observing the following rules while on the trail:

  1. Remain on the trail at all times
  2. Do not leave any trash
  3. Dogs must remain leashed
  4. Remove all dog waste from the trail

Please also note:

  • This trail is not a looped trail.  It is  approximately 3 miles from beginning to end one way.
  • There is no water provided on the trail, please ensure you have water before you begin your hike.
  • Hike at your own risk. Beware of fallen trees and slick paths


River Place LD Trails


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