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Easy place to watch bats but I prefer Austin

The good thing of going to Round Rock is zero hassle, you can arrive 5 minutes before and see a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bats in Round Round

I have seen the bats under the Austin Congress Street Bridge, but if you want to see the bats come... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Bruce W
Leander, Texas
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3 weeks ago
“Easy place to watch bats but I prefer Austin”
9 Aug 2018
“Bats in Round Round”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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McNeil Road, underneath the Interstate 35 overpass, Round Rock, TX 78665
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good thing of going to Round Rock is zero hassle, you can arrive 5 minutes before and see a bunch of bats really close. No problem of parking and no waiting. The bad part is that the construction in I-35 take away some of...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

I have seen the bats under the Austin Congress Street Bridge, but if you want to see the bats come out at night, I think this was a better experience. There was a huge colony of bats. I sat on the east side of Interstate...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Its hard to explain how cool it is to see, but you have to do this at least once in your life. Downtown Austin has the famous bridge to see the bats, but it is also kind of a pain to drive down there and...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Bats nest at Round Rock under the McNeil Flyover. We were told of the location by chance after visiting the downtown Austin to see the bats there. Round Rock was by far the better experience but the numbers are less - only about one million!...More

Thank Condor7148
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This is a great treat for your eyes and we can witness a million bats fly in colonies and is worth the wait .

Thank BijuC76
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Not the greatest place to sit and watch but worth the thousands of bats that come out. Can be a little guano at times but still a sight to see! Much closer than the Austin bat bridge for viewing.

Thank Manymissions
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Great to get a foldable chair and sit in the Napa Auto Parts parking lot, or in the grass on the side of the street at dusk. The bats fly out into the night in mass quantities from under the bridge. You can also see...More

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Melanie W
August 27, 2018|
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Response from H8680XJ | Reviewed this property |
Park at the auto parts store, or on the grass next/nearby to it. be mindful that this is a busy area, and there are train tracks nearby. otherwise, you should be fine.