Breaking Ground on Violet Crown Trail North

Austin Urban Trails Program to Break Ground on Violet Crown Trail North Beginning in February, the Austin Public Works Urban Trails Program will begin construction on the Violet Crown Trail North. This one-mile section of the Violet Crown Trail extends from Home Depot Boulevard to Mopac, just north of William Cannon Drive. Once completed, Violet Crown Trail North will connect the sidewalk portion of …

Veloway to Circle C section of VCT.

We’re excited to be moving toward construction of the next segment of the Violet Crown Trail. The invitation for construction bids on Violet Crown Trail – Veloway to Circle C Trail opened on January 24, 2022 and closed 2pm February 14, 2022. This section of the Violet Crown Trail to be constructed is an approximate 1.7-mile trail that will connect …

Commissioners To Place $75M Parks & Open Space Bond On Ballot

The Hays County Commissioners recently approved the call for a 2020 Parks & Open Space Bond to be added to the November 3 ballot. If approved by the voters, the measure will provide $75 million to protect critical watershed and flood mitigation lands, improve connectivity through trails, (including $3.8 million towards the Violet Crown Trail) and offer new and expanded …

VCT Reopened following Dangerous Conditions

The Violet Crown Trail is officially reopened following the rains and dangerous conditions they created. Still, be cautious as there may still be muddy areas and debris on the trail.

VCT Temporarily Closed

Due to high water and muddy terrain, the trail is temporarily closed. We’ll let you know when it’s safe to reopen!

BRIDGE OUT near Violet Crown Trail mile 3.25

The bridge on the Violet Crown Trail at the Barton Creek Greenbelt near mile marker 3.25 has been washed out. Please take this into consideration when you plan your trip to the Trail. HCC is working with partners to engineer and make plans for a new bridge which will make this section of trail passable – stay tuned for updates. …