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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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“barton springs” (75 reviews)
“mini train” (15 reviews)
“train ride” (37 reviews)
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2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
South Austin
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+1 512-472-4914
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"barton springs"
in 75 reviews
"mini train"
in 15 reviews
"train ride"
in 37 reviews
"kite festival"
in 13 reviews
"nature center"
in 18 reviews
"kite flying"
in 11 reviews
"sand volleyball"
in 9 reviews
"wide open spaces"
in 9 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 23 reviews
"music festival"
in 9 reviews
"walking trails"
in 9 reviews
"rent kayaks"
in 9 reviews
"paddle boarding"
in 9 reviews
"downtown austin"
in 28 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 8 reviews
"japanese garden"
in 10 reviews
"town lake"
in 17 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Botanical Gardens and it was a lovely morning walking around and seeing all the different plants and gardens. We planned to go to Barton Springs but it was closed that day.

Thank kristinew376
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of fun things to do here - Barton Springs Pool is within the park, areas for playing volleyball, big fields to throw frisbees, the kite festival usually takes place here in the spring, and you can rent a canoe/kayak and go out on the...More

Thank Houdah A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have frequented this place a lot of playing soccer with friends. It is full of happy dogs and where they host the Austin City Limits music fest in the early fall, as well as, kite fest in the spring. It has sand volleyball courts...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get out and stretch your legs, go for a swim in Barton Springs, take a free yoga class or a round of disc golf, Zilker Park has it all

Thank Sharmhaynes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zilker Park is very large, with lots of various activities to do. We were only in Austin for an afternoon and decided to walk around the park. Even though it was VERY crowded the park is so large that it didn't matter that it was...More

1  Thank lcgovols
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been bringing our kids and grandkids here for 50 years, and the experience just gets better and better. Be sure to take the train ride.

1  Thank James t
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have given a rating of excellent, if all of Austin didn't already go there. It is a busy park, packed with people, but it was still a great time. We were visiting from out of town and really enjoyed it. When we come...More

Thank TriMeat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great park for just doing regular park stuff but there is so much more to Zilker. My favorite is the dinosaur park area planted to look like vegetation from when the din's roamed the earth. A hit with the kids for sure...More

1  Thank HaleyMB
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for a wedding. Family of 14 and we rented some bike and had a great time o the 9 mile path.

Thank cmacgolf6
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for a city walk but not feel like you are in the city. Approx 5km to do the loop from one walking bridge over the other and back. The walk is level and very well groomed. Both sunny and shaded parts and is...More

Thank Chris B
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Sylvia A
24 January 2018|
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Response from markcohen2017 | Reviewed this property |
very pet friendly but city ordinance requires pets on leash
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marig1992
14 August 2017|
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Response from markcohen2017 | Reviewed this property |
great picnik areas one area next to crrek has tables and bbq pits
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Pablo W
16 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
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