Best Trail Running in Texas

This list represents the most popular trail running in Texas. Use this list to plan your next Texas trail running trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Guadalupe Peak Trail

    14 Reviews

    Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX

    Guadalupe Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Culberson County, Texas. It is within Guadalupe Mountains National Park. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 5,837 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  4.0 miles

    Guadalupe Peak Trail is a hiking trail in Culberson County, Texas. It is within Guadalupe Mountains National Park. It is ...

  • #2 Rowlett Nature Trail

    8 Reviews

    Dallas County, TX

    Rowlett Nature Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Dallas County, Texas. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 440 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  3.2 miles

    Rowlett Nature Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Dallas County, Texas. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 440 feet altitude. ...

  • #3 Ernst Tinaja

    5 Reviews

    Big Bend National Park, TX

    Ernst Tinaja is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 2,145 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Ernst Tinaja is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 0.4 ...

  • #4 Boquillas Canyon Trail

    4 Reviews

    Big Bend National Park, TX

    Boquillas Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 1,840 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Boquillas Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 0.7 miles ...

  • #5 Dodson Trail

    4 Reviews

    Big Bend National Park, TX

    Dodson Trail is a hiking trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 11.2 miles long and begins at 3,969 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 22.6 miles ...
    •  11.2 miles

    Dodson Trail is a hiking trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 11.2 miles long and ...

  • #6 Homestead Trail

    4 Reviews

    McKinney Falls State Park, TX

    Homestead Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Austin, Texas. It is within McKinney Falls State Park. It is 3.5 miles long and begins at 594 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.9 ...
    •  3.5 miles

    Homestead Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Austin, Texas. It is within McKinney Falls State Park. It is 3.5 miles long ...

  • #7 White Rock Trail

    3 Reviews

    Dallas, TX

    White Rock Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Dallas, Texas. It is 9.3 miles long and begins at 475 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 306 ...
    •  9.3 miles

    White Rock Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Dallas, Texas. It is 9.3 miles long and begins at 475 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #8 Dana Peak Hill Trail

    2 Reviews

    Bell County, TX

    Dana Peak Hill Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Bell County, Texas. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 669 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Dana Peak Hill Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Bell County, Texas. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 669 feet altitude. ...

  • #9 Pilot Knoll Trail

    3 Reviews

    Denton County, TX

    Pilot Knoll Trail is a hiking trail in Denton County, Texas. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 548 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 168 ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Pilot Knoll Trail is a hiking trail in Denton County, Texas. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 548 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #10 River Legacy Park Trail

    1 Reviews

    Euless, TX

    This flat, paved trail is popular with runners, cyclists, and hikers alike. The 1,300-acre park includes 8.0 miles of trails along the West Fork of the Trinity River, where the river’s steep ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This flat, paved trail is popular with runners, cyclists, and hikers alike. The 1,300-acre park includes 8.0 miles of trails ...

  • #11 Summit Trail

    1 Reviews

    Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, TX

    Summit Trail is a hiking trail in Llano County, Texas. It is within Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,540 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Summit Trail is a hiking trail in Llano County, Texas. It is within Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. It is 0.4 miles long ...

  • #12 Cibolo Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Boerne City Park, TX

    Cibolo Creek Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Boerne, Texas. It is within Boerne City Park and Boerne Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 1,380 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Cibolo Creek Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Boerne, Texas. It is within Boerne City Park and Boerne Park. It is 1.3 ...

  • #13 Guadalupe South River Trail

    2 Reviews

    Guadalupe Park, TX

    Guadalupe South River Trail is a hiking trail in Comal County, Texas. It is within Guadalupe Park. It is 141 feet long and begins at 802 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles ...
    •  0.0 miles

    Guadalupe South River Trail is a hiking trail in Comal County, Texas. It is within Guadalupe Park. It is 141 feet long and ...

  • #14 Jones Trail

    1 Reviews

    William Goodrich Jones State Forest, TX

    Jones Trail is a hiking trail in Conroe, Texas. It is within William Goodrich Jones State Forest. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 178 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles ...
    •  1.6 miles

    Jones Trail is a hiking trail in Conroe, Texas. It is within William Goodrich Jones State Forest. It is 1.6 miles long and ...

  • #15 Dog Walk Trail

    1 Reviews

    Dallas, TX

    Dog Walk Trail is a hiking trail in Dallas, Texas. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 629 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of one foot. Near ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Dog Walk Trail is a hiking trail in Dallas, Texas. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 629 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...

  • #16 Haynes Ridge Overlook Trail B

    2 Reviews

    Caprock Canyons State Park, TX

    Haynes Ridge Overlook Trail B is a hiking trail in Briscoe County, Texas. It is within Caprock Canyons State Park. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 3,214 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  3.3 miles

    Haynes Ridge Overlook Trail B is a hiking trail in Briscoe County, Texas. It is within Caprock Canyons State Park. It is ...

  • #17 Stone Oak Park: Spider’s Dare Trail

    1 Reviews

    Wetmore, TX

    This relatively new park, which opened in 2006, is developing some short but very interesting trails. The area is prime karst territory, somewhat similar to the Hill Country. The entrances to ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This relatively new park, which opened in 2006, is developing some short but very interesting trails. The area is prime karst ...

  • #18 Collins Park: Gourley Nature Trail

    1 Reviews

    Bammel, TX

    It’s always exciting to hike a new trail. But it’s downright thrilling to hike on the first completed leg (dedicated in December 2008) of an eventual 32-mile trail along Cypress Creek. When finished, ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.2 miles
    •  Guide

    It’s always exciting to hike a new trail. But it’s downright thrilling to hike on the first completed leg (dedicated in December ...

  • #19 McKinney Falls State Park: Homestead Trail

    0 Reviews

    Austin, TX

    The walk to get to the trailhead is a mini-adventure. Go over the lava-like rock flows from Pilot Knob volcano, which created Lower McKinney Falls 80 million years ago. Then ford Onion Creek, ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    The walk to get to the trailhead is a mini-adventure. Go over the lava-like rock flows from Pilot Knob volcano, which created ...

  • #20 Medina River Park: El Camino and Rio Medina Trails

    1 Reviews

    Earle, TX

    This is a nature and river lovers’ park. Start on the El Camino Trail, a concrete, wheelchair-accessible path that goes to an overlook on the Medina River. Pick up the Rio Medina Trail and follow ...
    •  1.75 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a nature and river lovers’ park. Start on the El Camino Trail, a concrete, wheelchair-accessible path that goes to ...