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“Loads to do!!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zilker Metropolitan Park

Zilker Metropolitan Park
2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746 (South Austin)
512-472-4914
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Ranked #11 of 143 Attractions in Austin
Type: Gardens, Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming, Biking, Walking
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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.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Loads to do!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Other than the huge open space for relaxing, pic-nicing or just hanging with friends, there's access to an awesome lake for paddle boarding, canoeing, etc. There are load of trails for biking, running and walking. There is an amazing pool. You can spend an entire day exploring this park. It's awesome!

Visited May 2013
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Costa Mesa, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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“Diverse and interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Overall a very unique and fun place to visit. Went to the botanical garden, the pool, and checked out the train. Would recommend train for kids and adults with kids but no so much for adults on their own.

Visited April 2013
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Memphis, Tennessee
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“Love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Went there repeatedly. The botanical garden was very nice, and they have swans in the park. You can renta boat or bike; nice outdoor pastime.

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Joplin, Missouri
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“We go here often!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

The wee bugs love it and we feel like it is one of the cleanest parks I've ever been too! Really enjoy it and you will too. It's one of the first parks we've seen that features 'musical' instruments built in as toys. Awesome!

Visited August 2012
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Austin, Texas
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237 reviews 237 reviews
51 attraction reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
“Loved to death”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Traffic, no parking, dead grass and off-limits zones. The park has been loved to death unfortunately. I can only hope the City will consider turning the park back over for the enjoyment of residents and visitors instead of selling it out for special events.

Visited March 2013
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