Look for the official Violet Crown Trail portal! Click for directions.
The Zilker Park Trailhead at the Barton Creek Greenbelt
The portal for this trailhead is still in development. Click for directions.
New Trail Signs on Violet Crown Trail
In Spring of 2015, the Texas Conservation Corp began installing new mile marker and wayfinding sign posts on the main trail of the Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail / Violet Crown Trail system. The sign design, manufacturing and installation was being coordinated by Hill Country Conservancy as part of the implementation of phase I of the Violet Crown Trail Master Plan. …
Wondering if the trail is open? Except in case of rain events, the trail is open from dawn to dusk every day of the week. After significant rains or flooding, parts of the trail may be closed to the public for safety reasons, until the water subsides and debris has been removed. Trail closures will be posted on this website, …
VCT reaches goal in nation-wide REI campaign
The Violet Crown Trail was one of 10 trails in REI’s national Every Trail Connects campaign. REI donated $5 to the trail for each vote it received in the campaign. This was not the first monetary boost that REI has provided to the Hill Country Conservancy to spearhead work on the trail. The outdoor equipment company has provided HCC with …
HCC Embarks on Capital Campaign to raise VCT funds
On May 1, 2014 Hill Country Conservancy embarked upon its most ambitious fundraising campaign to date: a capital campaign to raise $13,125,000 in three years. This campaign is comprehensive, so every dollar raised by HCC within the three year campaign time frame goes towards that lofty goal.