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Red Bud Isle Park

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Fairly small place, not really for hiking, but really pretty

I had not been here in a while, largely because parking is quite difficult if you don’t hit it at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CharlieinTexas
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Austin, Texas
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Pretty walk, nice river views

Enjoyed a short walk (without dogs) on a cool / cold fall day. Trail was well-maintained, easy... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Red Bud Isle is a special and unique small city park immediately below the Tom Miller dam. The water at most times is clear and inviting. People swim here, though it is prohibited. Swimming in Town Lake, which this is the upper reach of, is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank J C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had not been here in a while, largely because parking is quite difficult if you don’t hit it at the right time. And, unless you want to make a loop around 3 to 4 times, not a particularly good place to exercise, but a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Enjoyed a short walk (without dogs) on a cool / cold fall day. Trail was well-maintained, easy walking for folks of all ages and abilities. Not a particularly challenging or adventure hike, but nice for couples, families, and dog-walkers. Even in cold, trash cans filled...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

this used to be a nice quiet spot for chilling, reading, sunning. lots of dogs come here now, and its often crowded. there is a small parking lot. there is also poison ivey so be careful where you walk!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

My mom, brother and I went to Red Bud Isle Park on a Friday morning. The park is small (about 17 acres) but pretty. There were several construction guys working to make improvements to the park. There was one visitor in the park with her...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank M J
Reviewed July 26, 2018

If you're looking for a nice dog park with beautiful scenery, some peace and quiet, and water for your dogs to swim in this is the place! It's a ways out from central Austin but not hard to get to, and definitely worth the drive....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank seethestarsablaze
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Lovely off leash dog island where pups can play in the water and run through the woods. Tall cedars, lovely views of kayakers on Ladybird Lake, and pleasant people and their pups make this a local favorite. Plan to queue up and wait for one...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank shelleylyn1212
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Beautiful island... better to go non busy times because parking is sparse. I enjoy kayaking around the island. There are many beautiful cypress trees and wildlife. The cliffs are beautiful too (they are private property so it's advised not to get out and hike up...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank m7m72000
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Red Bud Isle is a nice little off leash dog park. Dogs only can get in the water. I heard about random fishing hooks and I was worried, but my dogs don’t care about the water. It is a short walk with a few poop...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Julie B
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous dog park! We stopped to walk our dog as we were road tripping! Wonderful views, and our dog loved chasing squirrels and splashing through the water!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Sandra D
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