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Zilker Playground

2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
+1 512-974-2000
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well used by smiling kids

passed by on the way to the Zilker train...lots of whopping and hollering!!! happy kids, smiling... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Kids love it

Took my grand daughter here a couple of times and she loves it. The little train is nice for a ride... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
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This 351 acre park is home to a variety of recreation opportunities and special events for the individual or the whole family.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“train ride” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
South Austin
+1 512-974-2000
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

passed by on the way to the Zilker train...lots of whopping and hollering!!! happy kids, smiling moms enjoying a bit of a rest...the older boys enjoying the bridges over the train tracks and "cutting up" for the train passengers!!!

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Took my grand daughter here a couple of times and she loves it. The little train is nice for a ride and if it's hot they can cool off in Barton creek. It is shallow enough most of the time for them to play without...More

Thank calloused_traveler
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Whether you are there for a picnic, ride the train, play a game, enjoy a venue or just hangout with "mother nature"; it is always fun place to say you have been once or throughout the year...One of the many park playground that offer so...More

Thank Xochtil69
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A good place to spend a few hours with your grandkids. This playground is set in a beautiful park and extra bonus is the train ride. We took 2 rides as the kids liked it so much. Just take water if you're there in summer.

Thank petraAbuDhabi_Uae
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Zilker Park itself is Austin's backyard! It is a great location for playing, picnicking, people watching...the park offers a wide variety of options for all ages. The playground is worth visiting several times. The imagination of a young park visitor will just run wild! Fun...More

Thank Chyrisse M
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We spent about an hour here on a sunny day and had to tear my 2 year old away from it. He loved the sprawling play structure and we enjoyed the beautiful setting. It's right next to the famous Barton Springs Pool so you could...More

1  Thank Roisinniamh
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a spot that you will love. Definitely go for a train ride. The playground is fun for all ages.

Thank Deborah N
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Really neat playground area. A short walk down to the river and Barton Springs pool. It was too cold for us to dip even a toe, however (brave) people were out swimming. Overall, a nice peaceful place to spend sometime with the kids.

Thank Texan F
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Ride the old time train through the park - it's just as sweet as it can be. Even on a blustery day little kids love it. And for parents and grandparents, it's like going back in time. Great, simple fun.

2  Thank RPM1202
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is an Austin tradition! Solid playscapes and adequate parking, next to Zilker pool. Bring cash to ride the train!

Thank Shelli W
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