Projects at Spyglass Trailhead are helping to amplify parkland in Austin This year for Amplify Austin, our city's 24-hour giving frenzy, we're highlighting the breadth of our work. We'll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we're Amplifying a green space near you! This week [...]
Care for Barton Creek Greenbelt The Barton Creek Greenbelt is undoubtedly one of Austin’s most cherished trails. From Campbell’s Hole to Gus Fruh, from Twin Falls to the Hill of Life, some of our city’s most beautiful places can be found along this well-worn trail. However, as Austin continues to grow, activity and [...]
By Elizabeth McGuire Who is David Rockwood? The Eagle Scout If you meet David Rockwood on the Barton Creek Greenbelt on a sunny fall day, be prepared to hear some philosophizing, some ranting and more than a few references to Boy Scouts. “So you were an Eagle Scout?” you may ask him. “Am. I AM [...]
Here's a photo of the Gus Fruh access trail - part of Barton Creek Greenbelt. This trail was resurfaced over two volunteer workdays, on 2/2 and 2/9 by volunteers from Austin Parks Foundation, Greenbelt Guardians, Austin Ridge Riders, Hash House Harriers and the Austin Parks and Recreation Dept. It looks great!