National Trails Day June 3, 2017

We are still in the contemplative stages of what we'll do on June 3 for National Trails Day. Regardless of what we officially plan, we encourage you to get out and enjoy our trail.

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Found Wildlife?

Have you found a wild animal that appears in need of assistance? Before you pick it up, check our guide to injured and abandoned wildlife! You may save a life!

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Trail Map

Want to visit the trail, but not sure where to start? Check out our handy park map! And check in soon, for an updated version that will feature landmarks and pictures!

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National Trails Day June 3, 2017 Take a Hike!

Nature Hike to discuss plants and critters in our area led by Wildlife Biologist(s) from 9-10 AM on June 3 starting at the greenbelt entrance at the end of Peggotty in Austin’s Copperfield Neighborhood, near the intersection of Trotwood Drive and Peggotty in the 78753 zipcode. Dress for a hike: closed toed shoes, pants, hat, and

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Cleaning up website bugs!

Over time, websites generate bugs and errors that need to be fixed. One notable example that we recently discovered is that the Contact Us page isn’t working properly. Over the next few days, you might notice some downtime on the website as we go around fixing a few of the issues around the site. Additionally,

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A Story of Steps at Byers Trail Entrance

Volunteers improved the entrance trail at Byers Lane on Monday March 6 by improving steps on the steep trail, including a stone step at the bottom. Their efforts to make Copperfield Nature Trail even better are much appreciated.

Film Maker using Blakeney pond as location

Joey, an Art Institute film maker, records ambiance sound at Blakeney pond on a sunny day in January as part of the finishing touches on his senior project titled “Curse of the Deadwolf”. Scenes shot earlier at Blakeney pond are an important part of the project about a metal musician having a rough day.

Jan 14 Workday Cancelled!

Due to the recent (and ongoing) rains, we have no choice but to cancel the workday for today.  Sorry for any inconvenience, enjoy your weekend!   Feel free to join us on March 4th for It’s My Park Day!