New Braunfels officials vote to update citywide hike and bike trail plan

New Braunfels officials approved an update to its hike and bike trail plan Jan. 11. (Courtesy city of New Braunfels)
New Braunfels officials approved an update to its hike and bike trail plan Jan. 11. (Courtesy city of New Braunfels)

New Braunfels officials approved an update to its hike and bike trail plan Jan. 11. (Courtesy city of New Braunfels)

A planning document from 2010 used by the New Braunfels Parks, Planning and Engineering Department has officially been overhauled by city officials.

Updates approved by City Council during the Jan. 11 meeting include a new interactive map, a trail inventory and a definition of different trail types.


City staff said the process of updating the 2010 document began July 2019 and was completed in January 2020.

Various public outreach efforts were then conducted by staff prior to council adopting the update Jan. 11.

The interactive map that has been included in the update shows all of the city's trails, and city information states it has the capability of isolating individual trails.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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