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Austin - Outdoors

 

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Town Lake
Ranked #1 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Visitors can rent canoes or rowboats along this part of Lake Austin that flows five miles through the heart of downtown... more » Owner description: Visitors can rent canoes or rowboats along this part of Lake Austin that flows five miles through the heart of downtown Austin. « less
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Ranked #2 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Parks; Gardens
Owner description: Home to Barton Springs, the Zilker Eagle, a large playscape, and four hundred acres of sports fields and woodlands, Zilker... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #3 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Bodies of Water; Hot Springs/ Geysers
Owner description: Over the years, people have come to this 1,000 foot long natural limestone pool, fed by several underground springs, for... more » Owner description: Over the years, people have come to this 1,000 foot long natural limestone pool, fed by several underground springs, for everything from fishing and swimming to baptisms and beauty pageants. « less
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Ranked #4 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts
Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
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Ranked #5 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin is a 279-acre public garden dedicated to... more » Owner description: The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin is a 279-acre public garden dedicated to increasing the sustainable use and conservation of native wildflowers, plants and landscapes. Founded by Mrs. Johnson and Actress Helen Hayes in 1982, the Wildflower Center brings life to her hope to preserve the beauty and regional identify of natural landscapes. The Center features acres of Texas wildflower gardens, award-winning architecture, nature trails, a café and gift shop. « less
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Ranked #6 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Gardens
Botanical Gardens includes 31 acres of land with plants that thrive in arid southwestern conditions.
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Ranked #7 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Scenic Railroads

The Zilker Zephyr Mini Train Zilker Zephyr is a great way to see the Ziker Metropolitan Park . The prices are $2.00 for children and $3.00 for adults. Children under one are free... more »

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Ranked #8 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Architectural Buildings; Gardens; Parks
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Ranked #9 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: State Parks
This tranquil, 641-acre park offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation including fishing, mountain biking and hiking.
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Ranked #10 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Playgrounds
Owner description: This 351 acre park is home to a variety of recreation opportunities and special events for the individual or the whole... more » Owner description: This 351 acre park is home to a variety of recreation opportunities and special events for the individual or the whole family. « less
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Ranked #11 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: A fragile ecosystem with diverse landscapes and temperatures: a park so delicate that it can only accommodate 30 visitors a... more » Owner description: A fragile ecosystem with diverse landscapes and temperatures: a park so delicate that it can only accommodate 30 visitors a day. « less
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Ranked #12 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Parks

Emma Long Metropolitan Park The Emma Long Metropolitan Park is located on the shores of Lake Austin.  This is a family friendly place to spend some leisure time in Austin... more »

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Ranked #13 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
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Ranked #14 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Home to two species of endangered birds, golden-cheeked warbler and the black-capped vireo.
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Ranked #15 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Biking Trails; Equestrian Trails; Parks; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #16 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Bodies of Water
Trail of pretty lakes, great for swimming and fishing.
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Ranked #17 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Parks
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Ranked #18 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Bronze sculpture dedicated to three of Austin's mid-19th century heroes: Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie and Walter Prescott... more » Owner description: Bronze sculpture dedicated to three of Austin's mid-19th century heroes: Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie and Walter Prescott Webb. « less
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Ranked #19 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Neighborhoods
Austin's first planned suburb built for middle-income families.
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Ranked #20 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Parks
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Ranked #21 of 27 Outdoors in Austin
Category: Parks
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Category: Bodies of Water
Restful creek lined with abandoned towns dating back to the days when Texas was a republic.
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Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Beautiful woods and caves protected by the city of Austin.
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Category: Parks; Bodies of Water
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Category: Parks
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Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
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