Barton Springs Municipal Pool
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6 miles. Springs Pool has been attracting all walks of life since its inception in 1837. You can always count on a place to swim at Barton Springs Pool, and you can also always count on the water being a brisk 68 degrees. If you haven’t been to Barton Springs Pool, go it's beautiful and the sound…
If it's hot out, which most of the time in Texas, it is... bring a towel to Barton Springs Pool to sun bathe on the grassy lawn or jump off the diving board. This is an iconic piece of Austin that you shouldn't miss, a local favorite.
This goes on my Nature list and on the Old Austin list because you MUST GO! You can buy a ticket at the electronic ticket booth (looks like a street parking machine) and just say you're a "resident" to save money ;) Or use my address/zip: 1904 St. Albans Blvd, Austin, TX 78745 to get the resident…
Austin would not be the same without Barton Springs especially in the hotter months. The water stays around 68 degrees year around. There are people who swim here everyday year around. This is a naturally fed spring water pool and home to an endangered blind salamander.