Thanks for checking into this. I think Jeff may be onto something
when he says it may be land set aside by a private developer. I have
been looking at the City of Austin park map and it appears that the
COA parkland comes close but not quite to the two trailheads in
question. Since that is the case, I guess they (the developer) have
the right to restrict useage of their narrow strip of land to
residents of their subdivision. That's a bummer because they seem to
be able to control all access to the greenbelt from the south
I will try to upload the map to the photos section. I have marked the
two trailheads with red dots. (They are just to the north of the
Thanks again for your fast and informative response. Maybe GiGi will
be willing to "host" us when we want to go caching in the area! :)
--- In CentralTexasGeocach ers@yahoogroups. com
, Bob Chernow
<bobchernow@ ...> wrote:
> Here is what I got back from Jeff the Travis County Supervisor.
> I am not fimiliar with these two, so let me look them up and
> them to what I have and see where they are in relation to any
> BCP property. However, by first glance at your e-mail, it appears
> park is either a private neighboorhood park, or on preserve land.
> will get back with you soon.
> followed by:
> Looked up both of these, and niether one is on Travis County Park
> property or BCP land operated by Travis County Parks. If this
> of the greenbelt is part of the Barton Creek Greenbelt, then you
> need to contact Austin Parks (sorry, I am at home and do not have
> number handy). If it is not city owned property, it could be land
> aside by a private developer and if that is the case, then yes
> signs could be correct.
> I know that does not really help you much, but this area is not
> my jurisdiction.
> If I could be of any other assistance, let me know.
> Mary Beth Booth wrote:
> > Bob-
> > Brent is talking about the Travis count*_r_*y subdivison, not
> > County. Brent, ask GiGi - she lives in Travis Country, so maybe
> > knows something about this.
> > Mary Beth
> > (emmy-n-sapphie)
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > *From:* Bob Chernow <mailto:bobchernow@ ...>
> > *To:* CentralTexasGeocach ers@yahoogroups. com
> > <mailto:CentralTexasGeocach ers@yahoogroups. com>
> > *Sent:* Friday, November 24, 2006 7:42 PM
> > *Subject:* Re: [CentralTexasGeocac hers] Is Travis Country off
> > I am checking with the Travis County Ranger. Will let you know
> > what I hear back.
> > Bob
> > Brent wrote:
> >> Has anyone heard of the entries to the Barton Creek
> >> Travis Country being through private property? We tried to
> >> access "Nuprin" and "The Fallen One" from the Lift Station
> >> the access point by both caches, and were greeted at the
> >> trailhead by a
> >> bright, shiny, red and white sign that said "Posted, no
> >> use of this park is for Travis Country residents and their
> >> violaters will be prosecuted." So we went to another nearby
> >> trailhead,
> >> but ran into the same thing there. Both of these signs
> >> and we were afraid someone might be watching, so we felt we
> >> to skip
> >> these caches and go to another area.
> >> Does anyone know anything about this?