Views of the Neighborhood – A Walk in the Smith Greenbelt.

Today we are taking a stroll in the Smith Greenbelt in Lakeway, Texas.

We are approaching the greenbelt. A gentle stream and Lilly pads with a main road in the background.

There is a footbridge ahead and a place to sit.

We have to cross a stream to get to the greenbelt. Love the green mixed with fall leaves.

The trailhead.

Some picturesque trees and fall colors with a backdrop of a stream.

A babbling brook.

I thought this old log was worth a shot.

A footbridge over a stream.

The path leads by a large rock.

Here is a shot of two kinds of trees growing out of a rock. The rock is actually split bu the trees.

Another bridge over untroubled waters.

I wanted to give you an idea of the topography and the numbers of rocks on this hill.

The path ahead with lichens and moss. You can keep walking if you wish, but it is time for these old bones to head back. I hope you enjoyed the stroll.

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  1. A perfect place for a stroll! Great pictures.

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    1. Thanks, Darlene.

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  2. What a beautiful walking trail, John! I envy you having such a beautiful resource right at your back door, so to speak. Enjoy it in good health!

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    1. Thank you , Lori. Back door is a good way to describe it. 😀

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  3. What a beautiful spot for a stroll. Thanks for taking us along. Bridge Over Troubled Water was one of my Mother’s favorite songs. ❤

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    1. It was one of the first songs I listened to with earphones way back then. So well done. Thanks, Jill.

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  4. What a gorgeous spot. I like living on the coast, but I’m about ready for another limestone-and-hills fix. It’s great that you have such a complex landscape to enjoy without having to make a three or four hour trip.

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    1. So true. However if we need a san fix we have that three to four hour treck as well. Thanks, Linda.

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  5. Thanks for taking us along with you, John. It’s nice to have placed like this to walk, and relax with nature. I liked the pictures. At first glance, I thought the footbridge had cracked. Then I realized it was a plant.

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    1. I had the same thought, but didn’t comment on it. Thanks, Dan.

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      1. Great minds ???

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  6. I love it! These are exactly like the places I would roam in upstate New York, get lost in a woods (on purpose) and day dream like a child does.

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    1. Must have been wonderful. Glad you got some memories out of pur stroll. Thanks, GP.

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  7. It’s good to have a place like that close-by for when we need it. I enjoyed the stroll in such lovely and peaceful surroundings.

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    1. Thank you Liz. This place is about 1/4 of a mile from us.

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      1. You’re very fortunate to have such a lovely place close-by!

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      2. We are lucky, Liz.

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  8. Gwen M. Plano · ·

    What a lovely morning stroll. I’ve learned so much about Texas through your blog. 😊

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    1. Texas is an amazing place. So many different climates and geological zones. Thanks, Gwen.

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  9. Looks like a tranquil place. Most have been relaxing.

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    1. It was relaxing for sure. The water noise was very nice.

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  10. What a wonderful wilderness, John. Thanks for taking me along.
    Have a great Sunday,
    Pit

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    1. Thank you, Pit. Have a great sunday as well.

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  11. Thanks for the lovely stroll, John!

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    1. Thanks for going along, John.

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  12. That’s a beauty of a walk, John. And I love those foot bridges.

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    1. Thank you, Mark.

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  13. You live in a beautiful place, John. Any fish in the brook? 🙂

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    1. There are some mosquito fish but not too much else.

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  14. Great stroll – that was far enough for me too!

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    1. I get that for sure.

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    1. Thank you, Billy Ray.

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  15. Beautiful, John!

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  16. I definitely enjoyed the stroll. I wish I could take my preschoolers on this walk. It is perfectly beautiful. Thank you, John.

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    1. They would love it for sure. There is so much to talk about.

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      1. I can tell. I was piqued by the photos. 🙂

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  17. That is a lovely walk, John. I think I’d make it a regular one!

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    1. It is so peaceful. Given the rocks and stuff not a good place to run, so not many people there.

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      1. Since I’m no runner, it is perfect for my tastes. And the fact I don’t have to worry about runners running me down, even more so!

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      2. Yeah, me too. Or young mothers with three wheel stroller jogging with a kid. (very dangerous)

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      3. Oh for Pete’s sake! Why go there with those contraptions?

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      4. See a lot of em.

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  18. Good pictures, John. That’s a great place to walk. 🙂 — Suzanne

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    1. Thank you, Suzanne.

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  19. I love places like this. Thanks for sharing it.

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    1. Thanks for coming along.

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  20. Beautiful place for a stroll. 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Rhonda.

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