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Zilker Metropolitan Park

2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
+1 512-472-4914
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
South Austin
+1 512-472-4914
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Reviewed yesterday

I can never get enough. From jogging/walking/biking trails to water activities to numerous sports fields to Barton Springs pool. Great for any mix of people.

Thank crockettbrian
Reviewed 1 week ago

I biked to this park from downtown. An easy ride. This city is bicycle-friendly! Plenty to do here. Just ride around and explore! Rent a kayak or standup paddle board and enjoy the water or head for Barton Springs Pool for a swim!

Thank Larry U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zilker is destination on its own. So many people visit each year. You can even people watch if that is your thing. Great for families, pets and everyone.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice park. Super busy though. Best of luck trying to park. Maybe this is why everyone in ATX just rides a bike..

Thank brett w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extensive green space bordering the lake.Activities galore - miles for hiking/running ,swimming in Barton Springs, kayaking, SUP, soccer, volley ball, etc.

Thank sisique
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really neat place for all ages. Allot of things to do, swimming, train ride, play in the park, animal friendly and just relaxing. We didn't get to explore all the park but what we saw and did we had a great time...More

Thank Kelli K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can rent a kayak, a stand paddle, or simply walk trough the trails; the water is clean and you can swim; if you like to run/jog, it´s a great place below trees...

Thank Paulo F
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Rolling hills are beautiful with wide open spaces for relaxing, playing with pets, picnics or most public outdoor games and activities. Some shade trees as well. No paved areas in park so not conducive to riding bikes within or running, as the ground can be...More

Thank ATXKat
Reviewed 9 August 2017

a treasure in the city...large grassy field for unorganized games with balls, dogs and frisbees. has the zephir train, amphitheator, Barton Springs swimming pool, walking, picnic, platgrounds, the Caretakers House

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We live in Austin and love our Zilker Park...most of the time. On any summer weekend, Zilker Park and especially Barton Creek can be a zoo with paddlers and people in the water everywhere. Here's s secret time to go on weekends, but don't tell...More

1  Thank Alan F
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14 August 2017|
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Response from marbenPa | Reviewed this property |
no. its free
Pablo W
17 November 2016|
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Response from Jon E | Reviewed this property |
I have been in Zilker Park a number of times after dark and have seen no reason to be concerned, however its a very large park near a big city, consequently I would advise all due caution
16 October 2016|
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Response from magdalucia1 | Reviewed this property |
YEs it is a beautiful place for children. Not just the train, there are playgrounds, swings, and also lots of nature to enjoy. This park is awesome for everyone !