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Zilker Playground

Closed Now: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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With a couple of children´s playgrounds, trails and even a small working passenger train, the park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David P
First class park

I have been to many parks but this one has something for everyone a must see with little ones and... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Linda C
McDonald, United States
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4 weeks ago
Mar 3, 2018
“First class park”
This 351 acre park is home to a variety of recreation opportunities and special events for the individual or the whole family.
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2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
South Austin
+1 512-974-2000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With a couple of children´s playgrounds, trails and even a small working passenger train, the park is a great option for a family outing.

Thank David P
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I have been to many parks but this one has something for everyone a must see with little ones and you must ride the train!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

They have two areas. One area is a bit smaller, designed for kids age 2-5. Good for kids as long as they can walk. The other one for ages 5-12. (My just 4 year old had no problem running around that one.) That’s pretty cool...More

1  Thank MoniqueG1561
Reviewed December 30, 2017

The Zilker playground in located in the large Zilker park. It has some nice features for kids. Nearby the playground is a small "Zephyr" train on which adults and kids can ride, for a fee, and it takes you around part of the park. The...More

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed August 9, 2017

passed by on the way to the Zilker train...lots of whopping and hollering!!! happy kids, smiling moms enjoying a bit of a rest...the older boys enjoying the bridges over the train tracks and "cutting up" for the train passengers!!!

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Took my grand daughter here a couple of times and she loves it. The little train is nice for a ride and if it's hot they can cool off in Barton creek. It is shallow enough most of the time for them to play without...More

Thank calloused_traveler
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Whether you are there for a picnic, ride the train, play a game, enjoy a venue or just hangout with "mother nature"; it is always fun place to say you have been once or throughout the year...One of the many park playground that offer so...More

Thank Xochtil69
Reviewed August 8, 2016

A good place to spend a few hours with your grandkids. This playground is set in a beautiful park and extra bonus is the train ride. We took 2 rides as the kids liked it so much. Just take water if you're there in summer.

Thank petraAbuDhabi_Uae
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Zilker Park itself is Austin's backyard! It is a great location for playing, picnicking, people watching...the park offers a wide variety of options for all ages. The playground is worth visiting several times. The imagination of a young park visitor will just run wild! Fun...More

Thank Chyrisse M
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We spent about an hour here on a sunny day and had to tear my 2 year old away from it. He loved the sprawling play structure and we enjoyed the beautiful setting. It's right next to the famous Barton Springs Pool so you could...More

1  Thank Roisinniamh
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