Summary: This park is a recreation complex, with softball fields, swimming pool, basket ball courts, and picnic areas. There are lots of trails and they are very popular with mountain bikers. You need to be alert to the bikers or you can get run over. Getting one of the city's map with the trails marked will be very helpful as there are main and secondary trails here. There are 5.25 miles of main and 11.22 miles of secondary trails.
The trails were dusty when I was there and I'm sure they would be a muddy after a rain. The hill climbs are better suited to bikes as most are not stepped. The trails on the northwest side follow electrical high power tension lines.
Trailhead: The park is located off North Lamar Blvd. between Parmer and Braker. (Lat:30.40325 Lon:-97.68637)
Trail Guides for Walnut Creek Park:
by Laurence Parent (Falcon Publishing)
Best Seasons: Fall, Spring, Winter,
User Groups: Hikers, Dogs, Bikes,
Localhikes Reporter: This hike was submitted by Robin Davis, who has posted 3 other hikes on this site
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Reviewed by Nanette on 10/12/2007
I live right by Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, and I love it! I can never replicate my hikes though. There are so many trails there, and I've gotten lost while in the rain there. The terrain varies and if you get caught in the rain there, it can get very muddy in places. A great park though, and definitely worth exploring!
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