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Dick Nichols District Park & Latta Branch Greenbelt Austin Texas - Parks and Green Belt Trails in Austin Texas

Brigitte Thompson has been a realtor in Austin, TX, since 2007. Enjoys cooking and writing blogs about Texas.

Dick Nichols District Park & Latta Branch Greenbelt Map - Austin TX

Dick Nichols District Park, Austin TX


The Dick Nichols Park covers 152.00 acres and is located on 8011 Beckett Rd., Austin TX 78749

Features include:

  • 1 - Swimming Pool
  • 9 – Barbeque Pits
  • 2 – Basketball Courts
  • 1 - Multipurpose Field
  • 1 – Picnic Shelter
  • 17 – Picnic Tables
  • 1 – Playground
  • 2 - Tennis Courts
  • 3 – Volleyball Courts
  • 1 – Public Restroom
  • Walking trail miles = 1 mile paved

Walking Trails - Picnic Areas - Playgrounds - Dick Nichols Park

Dick Nichols Park is a great place to take the family and covers over 152 acres. There are walking trails, playground, and playscapes, with a water-play area, and picnic tables with beautiful Oak Trees draping over the tables for shade.

The walking/running trail borders the park, with a paved path making it easy for walking with strollers; this trail is about 1 mile around with plenty of shade trees along the path. There is a public restroom, water fountains, and exercise stations.

The playground area features two swing sets, playscapes with tunnels, and slides. Most of the playground flooring is comprised of gravel, with a few areas that are covered with a smooth rubberized surface. The water splash area has a seal that shoots water with a push of a button.

Latta Branch Greenbelt - Dick Nichols Park - Austin TX

Latta Branch Greenbelt

7910 Beckett Rd, Austin TX 78749

Located across the street from Dick Nichols Park (on Beckett Rd) is Latta Branch Greenbelt. This trail system has more of a rugged walking, running, and biking trials. The trail is gravel and dirt, making this a more challenging workout.

The Latta Branch Greenbelt consists of a 66.75 acre trail system. There are exercise stations throughout the trail, a few picnic areas, and a creek that can be seen through the tree lines. No public restrooms or water fountains bring plenty of water. Dogs must be kept on a leash

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