Start/Finish: Georgetown Visitors Center, 103 West 7th Street, Georgetown, TX, 78626-5702. The
Visitors Center is open 9-5 Monday through Saturday, and 1-5 pm on Sundays. It may close on holidays,
so call ahead to check at 512-863-5598. On weekends and holidays it is advisable to stamp your books
when registering since the volunteer staff have been known to close up early. Please do not start your
walk later than three (3) hours before sundown.
Awards: B Award
Historical Walk Y1037: This 10K/6K walk is rated 1A. It passes through Blue Hole Park and follows the
Hike & Bike Trail along the South San Gabriel River into San Gabriel Park. It then passes along the River
in the Park and returns to Downtown via Southwest University and a portion of Historic Georgetown. Pets
are welcome except inside buildings.
Special Classifications: Alternative Capitals, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Doin' The Louisiana
Purchase, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places,
Points of Reference, Take a Walk in a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails,
Trekking With the Trees, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone.
Directions: Georgetown is about 45 minutes north of Austin on I-35. From the south on I-35 take exit
261, University Drive. Go right (east) on University Drive to Austin Ave. Turn left onto Austin Ave. and
go to 7th Street. The Visitors Center is at 103 West 7th Street. From the north on I-35 take exit 262,
Williams Dr. Go left (east) on Williams Dr. to Austin Ave (McDonald’s at the corner). Turn right onto
Austin Ave. and go to 7th Street.
To learn more about the history of Georgetown and to view photos of historic buildings in the city, please
click here. We have Wayne Ware of Georgetown to thank for this site. It contains many great pictures
of historic homes, churches, and the buildings in the town square, including the courthouse.
Colorado River Walkers
Georgetown Year Round Event