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Zilker Playground

Open Now: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 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 October 17, 2018
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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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 October 17, 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  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!

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
2  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

Date of experience: December 2017
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!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank petra3continents
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

Date of experience: June 2016
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

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Roisinniamh
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