7 Good Places to Run, Hike, Bike and Explore.
Trail: The Dry Comal Trail gives you access to numerous types of habitats. You start by entering a river-bottom habitat, which has unique wildlife of its own. The trail continues through a densely wooded area to a rocky hill leading to a cedar-grassland type habitat with prickly pear and mesquite trees.
Type: Hike & Bike - The first mountain bike trail in the New Braunfels Parks & Recreation system
Length: 22.6 Acre Greenbelt - 2.25 mile loop
Extras: Birds, Wildlife, Shade, Information Kiosks, Interesting dry river-bottom area
Location: Loop 337 behind New Braunfels Little League Fields
Trail: County Line Memorial Trail is the newest addition to the NB Parks and Recreation trails system. This is the first linear trail in the park system. Amenities along the trail include 200 new trees, rest areas with benches, and bridges that connect surrounding neighborhoods to the trail.
Type: Walk, Jog, Bike
Length: Extends 2.18 miles from FM 1044 and County Line Rd. to FM 725
Extras: 100% Paved, Benches, Bridges that provide access to neighborhood parks
Location: FM 1044 / W. County Line Rd. intersection to FM 725
Park: Community Park located on the Guadalupe River
Type: Open Space, Fishing, Swimming
Size: 15 acres
Extras: Picnic Tables, Benches, Large Pavillion with BBQ, Restrooms, Playscape, Swings, Horseshoe Pits, Open Grassy Play Area, Huge Cypress Trees, Beach Area
Location: 503 Peace Avenue
Park: Regional Park on the Comal River
Type: Walk, Jog, Bike, Children's Play Areas, Relax
Size: 51 Acre Park, 0.8 Mile Walking Path
Extras: Picnic facilities, Giant, Ancient Oak Trees, Shade, Trails, Miniature Train Ride, Paddle Boats, Comal Springs and Landa Lake, Mini Golf, Playgrounds, Flora and Fauna
Location: 164 Landa Park Drive
Trail: Panther Canyon Natural Trail is a 51 acre protected wilderness and an excellent example of one of the faults in the Edwards Limestone. The gently sloping pedestrian trail leads visitors approximately eight-tenths of a mile through the Balcones Escarpment. Hikers should allow at least 1.5 hours for the round trip hike. Trailhead located in Landa Park.
Length: 1.6 miles round trip
Extras: Nature, Wildlife, Information Kiosks
Location: Landa Park Drive to Ohio Avenue
Trail: Old Hancock Trail runs along the Northern Shoreline of Canyon Lake and is maintained by The US Army Corps of Engineers. The trail is wide open and spacious, with a sand and caliche surface. It is primarily used as an equestrian trail, but is also open to hikers and bikers. Sights and sounds include lake views, boats, jet skis, fisherman, and rolling Texas Hill Country.
Type: Hike, Bike, Equestrian
Length: Approximately 7 miles round trip
Extras: Lake View, Distant Hills, Wildflowers, Deer, Birds, Swimming, Fishing
Location: FM 306 and Hancock Rd
Trail: Madrone Trail is an intermediate to advanced level, single-track mountain bike trail with several sections that are fairly technical to most riders. The terrain includes exposed rocks, drops, ledges, tight turns and other natural obstacles. The trail gets its name from the Madrone Tree, which are abundant in the area.
Type: Hike, Bike
Length: 8.2 mile loop
Extras: Lake View from highest points, Variety on the Trail, Boat Ramp and Beach nearby
Location: FM 306 and Canyon Park Rd