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Zilker Metropolitan Park, Austin

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Near Lady Bird Lake and Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Metropolitan Park is a hub of outdoor recreation. Cycling and hiking trails take visitors around Lady Bird Lake and through the 142 hectares (350 acres) of surrounding woodland and lawns. The large urban park hosts sporting events, such as soccer, volleyball, and polo, as well as concerts, such as an annual music festival. Consider a visit to the Zilker HIllside Theater or the Nature Center for indoor activities. To rest your feet after a day of exercise, take a ride on the Zilker Zephyr, a miniature train that tours the attraction. Use our Austin online driving holiday planner to add Zilker Metropolitan Park and other attractions to your Austin vacation plans.
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  • Nice urban park with lots of parking, lots of open spaces and plenty of walking paths. The pool was closed the Thursday we went and the train was not working but it was still worth the visit. And... 
    Nice urban park with lots of parking, lots of open spaces and plenty of walking paths. The pool was closed the Thursday we went and the train was not working but it was still worth the visit. And...  more »
  • This was my favorite spot in Austin. We kayaked along this beautiful spring fed stream out to the Colorado river. The clarity and color of the water has you in awe as you paddle along. It is a... 
    This was my favorite spot in Austin. We kayaked along this beautiful spring fed stream out to the Colorado river. The clarity and color of the water has you in awe as you paddle along. It is a...  more »

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