Local AVA Walking Club in Austin, Texas

Round Rock YRE

Round Rock YRE

Round Rock Historic Year Round Event

Start/Finish:  Allen R. Baca Center, 301 W Bagdad, Bldg 2, Round Rock Tx, 78664.  The start box is located in the reception area of Baca Center, bottom shelf of center information kiosk.  The center is open M & W 8am-7:15pm, Tu & Th 8am-8:45pm, F 8am-3:45pm, Sat & Sun 9am-11:45am. Center is closed on many holidays, call 512-218-5499 for information. Dogs are not allowed in the building.

Awards: B Award

Town Walk Y1673: This 10km/5km walk is rated 1A.  The rating for strollers and wheelchairs is Medium.  The trail begins at the Baca Center and wanders through nearby neighborhoods, through Round Rock Memorial Park, along the old Chisholm Trail and to the site of the famous round rock for which the town is named. The trail also goes through the old downtown area, past the famous Round Rock Bakery and past many historic homes.  This walk qualifies for the El Camino Real de los Tejas Special Program of Texas.

Special Classifications: Bridges – Spanning the USA, Doin’ The Louisiana Purchase, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt – A way to walk our precious trails, Walk the USA – Street by Street.

Directions:  From the north and south on IH-35, take Exit 252B, Rt 620.  Heading north, turn right to Round Rock (620). Heading south, turn left, cross highway to Round Rock (620). Go 2 blocks, turn right to N Brown, right to Bagdad. Baca Center is the 2nd building on the left; free parking is nearby.  Enter main door toward rear of building.