The Onion Creek Greenbelt in Austin is situated on over 180 acres of pristine area with natural trails where dogs and their owners can enjoy hiking. Onion Creek Greenbelt is renowned for its tranquility. Visitors to this free public space laud its peaceful setting and tranquil atmosphere which is conducive to relaxation and reconnecting with the land. It is also quite secluded, allowing families to enjoy some quality bonding time together in the woods.
The property permits dogs to roam off-leash on 106-acres of the property, but do carry a leash with you at all times. It is important to note that Onion Creek Greenbelt is completely unfenced. For dogs who lack a solid recall, it is wise for them to remain on leash. Onion Creek is a body of water suitable for swimming. Dogs and their owners can enjoy a dip in its crisp, chill waters on a sunny afternoon.
Also housed on the property is a trail consisting of 2.46 miles of untouched vegetation and plant life where families can also enjoy searching for different species of wildlife in their natural habitat. This wooded property offers lots of shade from its plenteous trees and is the ideal backdrop for a picnic lunch on the grounds. Bathrooms are available on-site for public use. It is unknown if water is provided to address Fido's hydration needs. For this reason, owners are advised to carry a bottle of water and a suitable drinking bowl with them.
Poop bags are provided via dispensers scattered throughout the hiking trails. Owners are mandated to pick up and properly dispose of all canine waste materials to help preserve the cleanliness of the park for all to enjoy. Though no specific rules govern the use of this public wilderness retreat, it is advisable for all dogs to be current on vaccinations. In addition to this, all dogs should bear the appropriate required state license tag on their collars. For a relaxing day with Fido and the whole family, make a visit to Onion Creek Greenbelt!