Author Archives: Erik Harris

Balcones Park Trail Closures and Trail Construction Update

The City project to extend the Northern Walnut Creek Trail to Amherst is underway.  Construction is expected to last approximately 6 months.  This work has closed several trails so we have put together a map to help navigate around the … Continue reading

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April 7, 9am-1pm: Pool Landscape and Trail Workday – Help Needed!

We need about 20 volunteers to help finish the pool landscaping and restore the newly repaired Creekside Trail (see details below). Here is a link to sign up: https://austinparks.givepulse.com/event/73493-Balcones-District-Park-Friends-of-Balcones-Work-Day%21

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Creekside Trail Repairs Complete!

Thanks to the grant obtained by the Friends of Balcones through the City’s NPP Program, the City-hired Contractor has completed* repairs to the “Creekside Trail” in Balcones Park. This is a great win for the neighborhood and park supporters. We … Continue reading

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Nov 4th – Mark your calendars for It’s My Park Day

Want to help beautify Balcones Park and get some exercise and fresh air? Please mark your calendars to help out!   Here are details for what we plan to accomplish: 1) Trash Cleanup throughout park and greenbelt to Mopac. If we … Continue reading

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Northern Walnut Creek Trail Updates

see the Northern Walnut Creek Trail page for project updates!  

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It’s My Park Day Makeup Date 3/11/17 10 AM

Due to the rain last Saturday, we were unable to complete the planned projects.  We will try to finish the projects this Saturday 3/11 starting at 10 in the following priority 1) Mulching the remaining trees – We need to get … Continue reading

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It’s My Park Day is March 4, 2017!

Mark your calendars for March 4, 10 AM to give Balcones Park and Greenbelt a spring cleaning.   We will be cleaning trash, clearing debris from trails, managing invasive plants, installing a border around the volleyball court and retrieving gravel from … Continue reading

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