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Zilker Metropolitan Park

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Neighbourhood: South Austin
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Address: 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
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Home to Barton Springs, the Zilker Eagle, a large playscape, and four...

Home to Barton Springs, the Zilker Eagle, a large playscape, and four hundred acres of sports fields and woodlands, Zilker Park is a popular weekend destination.

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Great park

A very nice park located near downtown. Barton Springs and the creek are an excellent public swimming option fed by cool natural springs. Also has places to rent Kayak and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very nice park located near downtown. Barton Springs and the creek are an excellent public swimming option fed by cool natural springs. Also has places to rent Kayak and paddle board to take out on the river. Nice trails. Frisbee golf course, Big open fields. Its got everything

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful landscaping, both natural and otherwise. Something for everyone to enjoy. A great location for the Austin City Limits Festival! :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For this review, I'd specifically like to talk about the holiday Walk of Lights and the summer Outdoor Musical. (Generally, this is a lovely park in an awesome city) Walk of Lights: An Austin holiday tradition!! If you can make it through the mayhem of parking this is a wonderful attraction to visit! They really go all out with the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this park. There are events planned regularly, but is enjoyable without any planning. Beautiful landscape and art.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Zilker is a ton of fun. We went to a wedding at the Clubhouse and it was a fabulous venue. They didn't have any options for moving the wedding inside when it rained, so that was a drawback. Tons of great activities and a really cool place when it's nice out, however.

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a little train ride for kids of all ages, also boating without noisy motors, and totally surrounded by nature with hike and bike trails

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a pleasant time walking through the park and stopping by the children playing in the fountain.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the really amazing place i love it will come back soon comfortable for me beautiful recommend !

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Austin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice big park in Austin. Great for kids. Barton Springs is there. Try the Zephyr train & the playscape. Lots of nature & downtown views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful park with lots to do. My granddaughter enjoyed playing on the really nice playground. Then it was to the water so she could go bare footed in the water. Then she began to learn how to cast her new rod n reel. Next it was off to ride the train around the park. Great time... More 

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