Cedar Park Year Round Events – Brushy Creek Regional Trail
Start/Finish: Twin Lakes Family YMCA at 204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park, TX 78613. YMCA Hours:
MON-FRI: 5:00 am – 9:00 pm
SAT: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
SUN: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Call for holiday hours: (512) 250-9622. Brushy Creek Trail is open sunrise to sunset. The walk box is located behind the information desk in the YMCA and the trail begins north of the entrance drive-way. Rest rooms and water fountains are available.
Awards: B Award
Walk Y1547: Walk is rated 1A and is suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. Pets are allowed on the walk.
This out and back walk along the heavily shaded Brushy Creek Regional Trail is on cement, crushed granite and dirt paths, with turnaround points to give walkers a choice of 6k/10k/15k routes. The route stays on the Brushy Creek Regional Trail and in park areas along the creek.
The Brushy Creek YRE is the most nature-filled YRE in the Austin area, with no commercial or residential build up. It is the most scenic walk, with parks, lakes, creeks, bridges, and hills. It is abundant with wildlife of all descriptions and plants, trees, and flowers. It includes historic railroad tracks, historical markers and a mediation labyrinth. If you love nature, the three distances will be a memorable walk, you will want to repeat away from the noise and traffic of Austin, yet close by.
Bike Y1541: This 25 km bike is rated 1A, and is on the Brushy Creek Regional Trail. Pets are allowed on the trail. The BCRT is a cement/crushed granite trail with lots of scenery, including forested areas, meadows, mini lakes, a creek, and several parks with full facilities of water and restrooms.
Please Note! The labyrinth is on the bike route and also on the walk route for the 10k and 15k walkers only. If 6k walkers want to view the labyrinth, they may drive the 3.5 mile distance from the YMCA to the labyrinth, which is in Brushy Creek Lake Park. Driving directions from the YMCA: Left on Little Elm Trl, Right on US 183 Svc Rd, Right on Cypress Creek Rd (becomes Brushy Creek Rd), Right into Brushy Creek Lake Park entrance.
2024 Special Program:
- A-MAZE-ing Labyrinths
- Par for the Course
Directions: 204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park, TX 78613 NORTHBOUND on I-35. Merge onto US-183 N via Exit 240B towards Research Blvd. Travel about 12 miles, and exit at the last free exit before toll road begins. Pass Lakeline Mall Dr and Lakeline Blvd. Follow the free US-183, turning left under the freeway and veer right at 2nd signal light (US-183/Bell Blvd). Take first right onto E. Little Elm Trail. You’ll see a sign for Twin Lakes Park. Take first right into YMCA. Parking lot is on your left; building entrance on your right. SOUTHBOUND on I-35. Turn right onto FM-1431 W. Travel 8.5 miles. Turn left onto N Bell Blvd/US-183. Turn left onto E Little Elm Trl. You’ll see a sign for Twin Lakes Park. Take first right into YMCA. Parking lot is on your left; building entrance on your right.