Bright Leaf Preserve is a natural area over 200 acres in size
within the city limits of Austin, Texas.

The Friends of Bright Leaf is a group committed to
the support of this gift from Georgia B. Lucas.

Please check the Calendar for activity dates,
Read our Newsletters,
or Email for more information

Due to current COVID-19 health concerns,
all hikes at Bright Leaf Preserve are cancelled.
Hikes in the future will be resumed only when it is safe for visitors and guides.
Remember that Bright Leaf Preserve is only open for guided hikes,
self-guided hikes are not allowed.
Please stay safe and healthy.

Come explore nature at Bright Leaf,
a jewel in the city of Austin.

Guided hikes only.
Second Saturday & second Sunday of each month at 9:00am.
Hikes are approximately 4 miles long, last 2 1/2 hours and are free.
Meet at the parking lot off 2222 and Creek Mountain Road.
Dress for the weather & bring a water bottle.
See Calendar page for dates and more information.
Be aware that trails are not suitable for strollers.

RULES to remember:
·All hikes are guided hikes

·No dogs allowed
·No bikes
·No fishing
·No camping
·These rules protect the fragile nature of Bright Leaf, thank you for respecting them.

Please email for more information.

The Friends of Bright Leaf is a part of the
Austin Community Foundation.
Please join us in appreciating this urban jewel.

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      Website coded by Mary Anne Woolley
                and Nancy Woolley.