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Zilker Zephyr Miniature Train

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Free ride for children on a miniature train that encircles Zilker Park.
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2100 Barton Hills Dr, Zilker Park, Just across from the Barton Springs Pool, Austin, TX 78704-4656
South Austin
+1 512-478-8286
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I grew up in Austin, and still love the train. Wave at everyone you pass, they wave back, it’s expected. kids love it and friends from NY will be amazed.

Thank Alysa J
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

About 20 mins long. No cover, so take a hat for the sun. Does go through a short tunnel and cuts through a playground that is next to the train.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We were here on a cold sunny winter afternoon. The train was going once an hour on the hour (it may go more frequent in summer, not sure). We paid $3 for an adult, $2 for a kid. The trip goes to the other side...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Traveling with our friend in a wheelchair can be a challenge, but the train conductor was perfectly accommodating and helpful. The day was getting hot for hiking, so we decided to take a ride! The train track is shaded for almost the entire route, and...More

Thank Mommydoe
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Yes, another Tuesday on Rails!!! today is the Zephyr...runs hourly on the hour...open cars packed with families and moms with little people...staff is cordial...train and grounds are neat (staff scooping mud up from the just ended rains)...a classic single track with end loops and the...More

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Great little trip and ride. Visited in late June. We were staying in downtown Austin. My three year old son wanted us to go on the train two days in a row. The people were friendly and it was very inexpensive. Train leaves on the...More

Thank FPiers
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I would say that most kiddos 100 and below like trains ... and this one is special. It will take you around the park for just a few bucks, 20min of sightseeing, going through tunnels, waving at passerby's, getting smiles, enjoying views .... and chu-chu-chu,...More

Thank Lucie_tx
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Well worth the 45 min car ride to watch my son's delight with the 20 min train ride. I actually think I had more fun than he did, though! The train moved along faster than I expected and the views were great.

Thank Mobile704030
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Great plan to share with kids and go around the Zikler park. It's a very nice experience and totally recomendable for kids and family

Thank Iggyxii
Reviewed December 1, 2016

A great little train located in Barton Springs are of Zilker Park. Kids of all ages will enjoy the 20 minute train ride around the park that hugs the springs, through the park, and around the outskirts of Zilker Park.

Thank Andrew R
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