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Copperfield Nature Trail

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Blakeney Entrance some parking available (Photo by DeanaD) upper pond water varies in series of ponds. this one is North off the main trail from the Blakeney entrance. (Photo by DeanaD) other end of trail for now no real parking available off Trotwood, but view is nice. future plans to link trail to continue on by Walnut Creek and under I-35 and to nearby Walnut Creek Park. stay tuned. (Photo by DeanaD)
Halloween 2010 late in evening at dusk, this area of junipers gets foggy so you get good exercise hurrying along. plants are more varied after you cross Shropshire going towards Trotwood entrance or in meadow areas nearer Yager. (Photo by DeanaD) Happy Dog scoop the poop! (Photo by DeanaD) fall colors fall colors (Photo by jimmy peace)
more fall colors more fall colors (Photo by jimmy peace) part of walnut creek part of walnut creek (Photo by jimmy peace) more fall colors more fall colors (Photo by jimmy peace)

Log Entries

first time ever to visit this trail,
By jimmy peace on 11/3/2017
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.70 Miles Duration: N/A

i highly recommend this trail 

Good Hike in NE Austin
By penecow290 on 2/2/2016
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 1.00 Mile Duration: N/A

This was a fun hike, we did just 1 mile with my son in the evening. We only saw one other person on the trail. Will come back later and do the complete trail.

Surprisingly varied terrain
By Falchion on 7/21/2014
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 2.00 Miles Duration: N/A

Much better hike than I expected.  There is a pond, flowing stream (does it always flow?) and lots of different kinds of terrain and plants.  Definitely great for the neighborhood and will be on my repeat list for near by hikes.

Only complaint is the property line for some houses is not clearly marked (i.e. no fence) and I don't want to end up in someone's backyard.  Especially after dark.

Very nice I'll be going back often
By cwlatapie on 5/25/2012
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 5.00 Miles Duration: 2 hours

This trail is clean and well marked.

good creek trail
By DeanaD on 12/31/2010
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Distance: 2.00 Miles Duration: N/A

beautiful little trail through greenbelt area including some creekside in Austin's first Green Neighborhood. look for agarita, turks cap, twisted yucca, fossil shells, goldenrod, purple gayfeather, black willow, many oak varieties, and other native plants. small park planned in next couple of years along Yager that will connect to trail. nearby small frisbee golf. possibility for geocaching in the area.

Hidden gem
By sjs on 5/16/2010
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 3.40 Miles Duration: 2 hours

Nice hike for me and my dog this afternoon, with almost nobody else on the trail.  Good opportunities for photography along the western leg on Walnut Creek, too.

There's a small lot to park in at Blakeney and Rotherham Drive.

Awesome hike!
By texaskdog on 4/24/2010
Rating: Difficulty: Solitude:
Distance: 4.00 Miles Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

This hike was a lot of fun.  It's a V-shape around this neighborhood.  Lots of trees and are near a creek most of the way.  The apts & houses are close in a few places but considering where it is, has a bit of isolation.  You wont need hiking boots but the grass is a bit hight in places.  One of the better hikes in NE Austin!  BTW NE side goes as far north as Yager, and NW end goes up to the bend in Trotwood.  Very well signed in all places.


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