Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Grand Opening of Northern Walnut Creek Trail Extension, Saturday, March 4, 2023, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join Austin Public Works Urban Trails Program and Austin Parks and Recreation for an afternoon of public festivities to celebrate the grand opening of the new section of the Northern Walnut Creek Trail.

The new section of the urban trail connects Oakbrook Drive to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. The path goes beneath North Lamar Boulevard, making it easier for residents who are walking or biking to access destinations and amenities across this busy corridor.

Grand Opening Celebration of Northern Walnut Creek Trail

  • Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Location: Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, 12138 N. Lamar Blvd.
The celebration includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Live music by Ashton "Infinity Jones" Deary, a youth bicycle ride and a nature walk. More details about the event are here.

This trail was made possible with funding from the 2016 Mobility Bond and funds from the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. The Urban Trails Program plans to eventually connect the Northern and Southern Walnut Creek Trails, learn about Walnut Creek Trail projects here.