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Zilker Metropolitan Park

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Neighborhood: South Austin
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Address: 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
Phone Number: 512-472-4914
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5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Swimming, Biking, Walking
Description: Home to Barton Springs, the Zilker Eagle, a large playscape, and four...
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.
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We were going to rent a bike from there. Looked for rent area but there were not enough bike for us. Then we decided to take a walk and feel the nature and river's atmosphere. you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were going to rent a bike from there. Looked for rent area but there were not enough bike for us. Then we decided to take a walk and feel the nature and river's atmosphere. you can rent also kayak. With your family or with your friends you might spent very enjoyable and relaxing time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Perfect to plan an outdoors picnic or go to the park as well as enjoying everything this place has to offer.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went to ride the train and thought it could have been a little longer, but it was okay. Very big park with lots to do.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Take your kids on the train, play volleyball or catch or just to the play ground. The park is huge and also very close to the Botanical Gardens. A beautiful place.

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San Jose, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Beautiful park with boat rentals, etc. Great for a picnic or just to walk or relax. Beautiful, shaded walking trail.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

went here and walked around with the wife... nice place very clean and taken care of. The swimming area looked great.......They even have a train.. perfect place for a day out with the family...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A great place to relax and have a picnic or take your dog to play. There are often events going on in Zilker, like the Kite Festival, ACL, Independence Day fireworks, and so much more. Enjoy your time there!

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Walk around and check out the canoe rental. Had lots of fun with whole family. Definitely something to try.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

best kept secret in the south! not just for ACL but this is a wonderful park that doesn't get dangerous after dark.... just leave at sunset.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We love visiting this park when we are in Austin. Last visit we brought our bikes, although you can rent bikes as well, so we could explore a lot more of the park.

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Additional Information about Zilker Metropolitan Park

Address: 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
Phone Number: 512-472-4914
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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