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Wells Branch Hike and Bike Trail Mills Pond Austin TX

Updated on April 22, 2017
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Brigitte Thompson has been a realtor in Austin, TX, since 2007. She enjoys cooking and writing blogs about Texas.

Mills Pond at Wells Branch Austin TX

15099 Mallard Green Lane
Austin, Texas

Trail is open from 5 AM to 10 PM Daily


Wells Branch Mud (water district)

Physical Address:
3000 Shoreline Drive
Austin, TX 78728

Ph: 512.251.9814
Fx: 512.251.0890



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Mills Pond Entrance at Wells Branch Subdivision Austin TX
Mills Pond Entrance at Wells Branch Subdivision Austin TX
Mills Pond Parking and Public Restrooms
Mills Pond Parking and Public Restrooms
Mills Pond Austin TX
Mills Pond Austin TX
Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Mile Marker at Mills Pond Austin TX
Mile Marker at Mills Pond Austin TX
Bridges and Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Bridges and Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Mills Pond Fishing Pier and floating dock Austin TX
Mills Pond Fishing Pier and floating dock Austin TX
Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Fishing at Mills Pond Austin TX
Fishing at Mills Pond Austin TX
Plant at Tree at Mills Pond Austin TX
Plant at Tree at Mills Pond Austin TX
Meditation Park at Mills Pond Austin TX
Meditation Park at Mills Pond Austin TX
Mills Pond Austin TX
Mills Pond Austin TX
Covered Fishing Pier at Mills Pond Austin TX
Covered Fishing Pier at Mills Pond Austin TX
Green Belt Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Green Belt Trails at Mills Pond Austin TX
Donate a tree on the trail at Mills Pond Austin TX
Donate a tree on the trail at Mills Pond Austin TX
Enjoy a walk in the Park with family at Mills Pond Austin TX
Enjoy a walk in the Park with family at Mills Pond Austin TX
Beautiful landscaping at Mills Pond Austin TX
Beautiful landscaping at Mills Pond Austin TX
Fishing Pier Mills Pond Austin TX
Fishing Pier Mills Pond Austin TX
Enjoy the relaxation of fishing off the dock
Enjoy the relaxation of fishing off the dock
See a Crane at Mills Pond and Wells Branch Austin TX
See a Crane at Mills Pond and Wells Branch Austin TX
Turtles in Mills Pond
Turtles in Mills Pond

Mills Pond at Wells Branch Austin TX

Mills Pond is a small lake in the middle of Wells Branch Subdivision in Austin Texas. The pond has a fishing pier and floating boat dock for non motorized boats. Take out your canoe, kayak or row boat and enjoy the day.

There are tree shaded walking, running and biking trails throughout this park and the trails are within walking distance of the neighborhood.

The park is dog friendly however must be on a leash.

You must have a fishing license with Texas Parks and Wildlife to fish in the pond.

You can access the pond and park area on the north end of Wells Port Dr or the Lakes at Wells Branch Subdivision off of Bratton Lane. See map below.

Wildlife includes, ducks, geese, cranes and squirrels. Please do not feed the Waterfowl on Mills Pond.

Trails along Mills Pond Wells Branch Austin TX

The trails are connected along a greenbelt and the granite hike and bike trail is approximately 6 miles long. The Wells Branch Subdivision and neighborhood have easy access to the Willow Bend Pool, Katherine Fleischer Park, Recreation Center, Disc Golf, and Soccer fields.

The Wells Branch MUD Board, District Staff, and Texascapes has worked with residents adding new picnic tables, benches, aquatic plants, and trees. There is a solar powered irrigation system, and Meditation Garden for quiet areas, to sit enjoy and take the stress out of life.

Some of the plants found along the trail include frog fruit, spike rush, red yucca, lantana and coralberry along with other native trees, live-oak and pecan trees.

Trees for Trails

The Master Plan for Trees for Trails includes ways for residents, groups, and businesses to get involved to support the program and add more trees to the solution. Contact Wells Branch Mud at 512-251-9814512-251-9814


As a real estate agent I have seen many Master Planned communities in the Austin Texas area, and I have to say this one of my favorites. What a beautiful place for the lucky homeowners of Wells Branch to enjoy. This private oasis is wonderful place to raise a family.


Trail Map Below

See the trail map below there are 6 miles of hike and bike trails that meander in and out of the Wells Branch Subdivision. The trail also leads to Katherine Fleischer Park, where you can enjoy the community pool, parks, trails, soccer, tennis, volleyball, disc golf, picnic areas, playscapes and more.




A marker15099 Mallard Green Lane Austin, Texas -
15099 Mallard Green Lane, Austin, TX 78728, USA
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Wells Branch Hike and Bike Trail Map Austin TX

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