This is a nice green space that allows open sports on grassy areas, playspace on jungle gyms, and other attractions.
My family and I all enjoyed this park. It is very large and holds a lot of options for varying interests.. My kids (young ages) love the play ground. My husband and I love the walking trails (we are from out of town and didn't have our bikes though that would have been fun, too). There is also kayaking and... More
Thoroughly enjoyed the early morning walk there. Lots of people but not bothering others. Good place for brisk walking.
Austin is known for its young, urban, hip, and outdoor lifestyle, where the city caters with all sorts of wonderfully maintained hike and bike trails and city parks, and this park is the jewel in the crown!
This park is awesome. Tons of people playing frisbee, socializing, or sunbathing. Lots of dogs (unleashed) as well. It was beautiful and a great outdoorsy activity to add to our trip to Austin. There is also a little train (like you'd see at the zoo or somewhere) that will take you around the park.
This was the largest, busiest, most beautiful city park I've ever visited. I agree with other reviewers that parking can be a bit hairy. The crushed gravel trail on both sides of the river is very nice. It was great to see lots of walkers, runners and dogs on the trails. They were busy, but I never felt that it... More
Great park, just wish the parking was less of a hassle. Drove around for 15 minutes looking for a place to park. If you visit, plan on being there for a while to make it worth your while. Bring a picnic or your dog, walk some of the trails and check out the free botanical garden.
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