AUSTIN (KXAN) — If you are looking to spice up your morning run, Thrillist is out with a list of the top places that will make you grab those running shoes and hit the trail.
Slaughter Creek Trail
- South Austin
- 5 miles
The five mile trail takes you through southwest Austin with wildlife scenery and flowers enjoying the recent rain.
Lake Austin Boulevard
- Central/West Austin
- 7.8 miles
If you’re looking for a run with a promising finish line there’s Lake Austin Boulevard. End your morning jog with some breakfast at Magnolia Cafe, JuiceLand or Hula Hut.
Brushy Creek Regional Trail
- Cedar Park
- 7 miles
Nature lovers head over to Brushy Creek Regional Trail. The seven mile path takes your through several parks and trails in Cedar Park.
Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Park
- West Austin
- 4 miles
This four mile trail takes your through west Austin natural trails. The various elevations will give your calf muscles a hefty work out.
Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
- North Central Austin
- 1.3 miles
This hidden gem is located in north central Austin on North Lamar. The trail is designed for cyclists, hikers and runners.