In the Westlake section of Austin, this 227-acre peninsula is part of the larger Balcones Canyonland Preserve, which protects several protected species, including the golden warbler. It’s a lovely place to hike, with 2.5 miles of trails; it also serves as an ecological education center for St. Edwards University. Some of the programs offered to students are also open to the public.
Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
805 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX, USA
Our Rating Hours Preserve daily dawn-dusk; office daily 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 8am-3pm. Hiking tours every weekend, weather permitting; stargazing tours twice monthly, weather permitting, generally 8 or 8:30 to 9:30 or 10pm Phone 512/327-7622 Prices Preserve admission $3 adults, $2 seniors and ages 5-12; 2-hour tours $3 adults, $2 ages 5-12, free for children 4 and under Web site Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
Map805 N Capital of Texas Hwy Austin TX USA Austin
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