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Parks & nature in Lady Bird Lake

Outdoor Event Space
“A local favorite. This is the place to be on weekends. Right next to downtown and full of outdoor activities. Cool to Barton Springs too!> ”
806 locals recommend
“Most beautiful spring fed pool you can jump into—but it’s a cold shock to the system so go on hot day (then slip across to a booth in the AC at Chuys’ to recover). One of Austin’s most beautiful spots...”
955 locals recommend
“Bring your running shoes or your bike or your dog and go take a run, ride or walk on trail covering miles of the city along Town Lake. ”
356 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Great spot to take photos! Wonder aimlessly through the trails and over the creeks.”
120 locals recommend
“Best view of the city, movies in the park Wednesday in the Summer. Great place to bring a picnic and sit out and relax. ”
136 locals recommend
“Amazing man made pool that is naturally fed from a spring. 65 degrees year round!”
138 locals recommend
“Cool to experience in person - The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, also known as the LBJ Presidential Library, is the presidential library and museum of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States.”
92 locals recommend
“Home to the largest urban bat colony in the U.S. Crowds gather at dusk to watch thousands and thousands fly off into the sunset.”
71 locals recommend
“Check out the city skyline from a whole new perspective. Rent by the hour or day, paddle, kayak or canoe on the peaceful river through downtown. ”
87 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Go out at dusk to see the bats! Seasonal because they do migrate. Best late spring and summer. ”
69 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Rent paddleboards or kayaks and spend an amazing day on Lady Bird Lake (aka the river that goes through downtown Austin).”
59 locals recommend
“5 to 7-min walk away this is our neighborhood park! Winding alongside shoal creek, you can walk paved or wooded trails, throw a frisbee or have a cookout.”
45 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“This is the most beautiful place to go for a run around Town Lake, you can park all along S Lakeshore Blvd for free.”
32 locals recommend
“2101 Andrew Zilker Road, 78746 Rates Per Boat: $18.00/Hour, $54.00 All Day for canoes, kayaks and SUPs. Cash only. No credit cards, no personal checks. We do not take reservations. Hours: (Weather permitting) Weekends: 9 A.M. until dusk* Weekdays: 9 A.M. until dusk* Now open 7 days a week, year round, weather permitting. ”
43 locals recommend
“stacy park is a mini greenbelt along blunn creek, its a great way to walk the neighborhood”
18 locals recommend
“Interactive natural science museum 80-acre nature center features educational exhibits including replicas of fossils & dinosaur tracks.”
27 locals recommend