What it’s like:Quiet · Hip · Residential
Known for:Art gallery · Parks · Views
Tips from locals
Huge park with a view of downtown. People come here to hang and play sports. Blues on the Green in the summer ACL in the fall The Trail of Lights in the winter
We love coming to Zilker Park and its only 15 min away. This massive park is over 350 acres and is a juncture of Barton Creek and the Colorado River (which are where trails are located near "Lady Bird Lake"). There are grills and picnic tables, and bathrooms. The central area of the park is an…
Beautiful park with trails for biking, jogging, pleasure walking. Great place for a picnic. Rent kayaks, paddle boards, canoes. You can spend most of your day here.
Zilker Park is known as the "jewel in the heart of Austin," and it's easy to see why. It features an enormous, natural spring-fed swimming pool, sculpture garden, stand-up paddle boarding, dinosaurs (at the prehistoric gardens in the botanical garden), and unbeatable views of the Austin skyline…
Zilker Park is absolutely beautiful and a fantastic place to relax by yourself or with a friend or family. The quiet refreshing sound of nearby water, friendly faces as you walk along the endless hiking trails and numerous photogenic locations make this a must-see when visiting (or taking a break)…