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Zilker Metropolitan Park, Austin

4.6
#6 of 31 in Parks in Austin
Near Lady Bird Lake and Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Metropolitan Park is a hub of outdoor recreation. Cycling and hiking trails take visitors around Lady Bird Lake and through the 142 hectares (350 acres) of surrounding woodland and lawns. The large urban park hosts sporting events, such as soccer, volleyball, and polo, as well as concerts, such as an annual music festival. Consider a visit to the Zilker HIllside Theater or the Nature Center for indoor activities. To rest your feet after a day of exercise, take a ride on the Zilker Zephyr, a miniature train that tours the attraction. Use our Austin online driving holiday planner to add Zilker Metropolitan Park and other attractions to your Austin vacation plans.
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  • On a beautiful Sunday afternoon decided to rent some bikes and go on a bike ride. Lots of nice trails to ride along the river. The park is very clean and spacious.  more »
  • What a fabulous day on the Colorado River kayaking. Nature all around calm waters without all the motorized water crafts whizzing by. You don’t even realize you are in the middle of a metropolitan cit...  more »
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  • Zilker Park is a fun place where a lot of people and hobbies and interests intersect. The park is a lot of things to a lot of people. To me it’s just like a nice park and it has a great spring fed pool and dog area. Also, the concession stand used to have one of the best burgers in town! I have enjoyed going to Zilker Park since 1990. I used to drive the train when I was a younger man. Hey- Thank you!
  • Had such a great time at this pool. It's not everyday you get to find a freshwater pool. You even get to enjoy the Austin skyline while taking a dip. Definitely bring your towels and floating materials if you are into it. The admissions desk only take cash so if you intend to pay with card, you'll need to purchase a ticket at one of the kiosks.

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