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Ride the train! Rent the canoes! Play frisbee golf! Do it all! Wonderful city park that really puts you one with nature. Enjoy the beautiful Austin weather, almost perfect year round. Then, go home (JK)
We were lucky to find a parking spot on a sunny Sat Jan afternoon. The park was packed with people walking, jogging, cycling or just sitting on grass hanging out.
We did a little bit of exploring it, but liked most the area by the...More
Only went to the playground but it was a great view and would come back and try to explore more. There was also a train but we couldn’t figure out where to get in or buy tickets. We didn’t walk around much or do the...More
We spent a couple of hours at the Botanical Garden, after we found it (not great signage). Although there were a lot of walkways, and some nice places to sit near water features, there was little to see in terms of anything blooming. We had...More
Really nice park! We brought our dog here and were surprised and happy to see so much open space! I came in January and found views of Colorado River beautiful. A nice relaxing break from the city of Austin. I’d come back for sure :)
I enjoyed the walk very much at the Zilker Park. The scenery along the river is so beautiful that I went home and painted one of the photo I took there.
A few tips if you are thinking about adding this place to your list:...More
Well worth a visit around Christmas time. A tip though: don't pre-pay! We went on a whim and when we saw the line, we almost left until we realized that the line was for people who had paid already. For people without pre-paying, there was...More