The City of Austin's Wildlands Conservation Division (WCD) manages over 40,000 acres that stretch from Hwy 150 in Hays county to the tip of northwest Travis County. Given the large number of acres, several maps are needed to fully view all the land the citizens of Austin protect.

Self-Guided Hikes

Many of Austin's best hikes are part of one of the city's best kept secrets, the Wildlands Conservation Division. Even though the Wildlands' primary purpose is to conserve endangered species habitat and to optimize the water recharging the Edwards Aquifer, it does allow limited public access. There are nine locations that offer self-guided hikes: 

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Maps of Austin’s Wildlands


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