Austin April 06, 2018
You’ll Love Exploring These 10 Magnificent Parks In Austin This Spring
Cool breezes and warm sunny days are here. Soak up this lovely weather by getting out into nature. Shady trees, glistening waters, and scenic views await. You’ll love exploring these 10 magnificent parks in Austin this Spring.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Bull Creek District Park
Bull Creek District Park spans 32 miles and is full of fabulous amenities. Grill burgers on one of their many barbecue pits or fish along the pier. After you finish your rousing basketball game, head over to the natural swimming area and exquisite hiking trails. Bull Creek District Park sits at 6701 Lakewood Dr.
2. Pease Park
Pease Park sits parallel to the Shoal Creek Greenbelt at 1100 Kingsbury St. Bring the kiddos and let them explore the playground or bring a book and relax under an oak tree. This massive park is also home to the annual Eeyore's Birthday Party and an intriguing stickwork sculpture.
3. Covert Park at Mount Bonnell
Climb these 106 steps and see Austin from a new perspective. Covert Park at Mount Bonnell boasts of some of the most breathtaking views in all of Austin. It's the perfect place for a sunset picnic, and you'll want to come back again and again. This slice of paradise sits at 3800 Mt Bonnell Rd.
4. Mayfield Park
Mayfield Park is known for its glimmering lily pad pond, lovely hiking trails, and striking peacocks. Bring the whole family and luxuriate in this blissful atmosphere. This place will make you feel like you've been transported to another world. Mayfield Park sits at 3505 W 35th St.
5. Mueller Lake Park
Mueller Lake Park is the perfect place for a jog or evening stroll. The tranquil waters span 6.5 acres and sit next to a huge outdoor amphitheater. Kids love crawling along the interactive playscape, too. Explore this peaceful park at 4550 Mueller Blvd.
6. Walnut Creek Park
This 293-acre park has something for everyone. Adventure-seekers will love the hilly mountain biking trails, and leisure visitors will adore the shaded picnic areas and barbecue pits. There's also a large off-leash dog park and several softball fields. No matter what you're after, you'll find it at 12138 N. Lamar Blvd.
7. Pace Bend Park
If the lake life is calling your name, then you should venture over to Pace Bend Park. Nestled along the Hill Country's gorgeous scenery, Pace Bend Park is simply astounding. The Lake Travis waters glisten as the sun sets, and there's so much room for adventure. Sail along the lake, wade in covert swimming holes, and bask in the sunlight. You can even set up camp and stay awhile! Pace Bend Park is located at 2011 Pace Bend Rd North in Spicewood, Texas.
8. Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park
Throw a frisbee in the disk golf course or ride a horse along the trails. At Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park, there's no shortage of thrilling attractions. This hidden gem sits at 907 Slaughter Ln, and it's sure to become your new favorite place.
9. Sparky Park
This park is tiny, but it's absolutely worth exploring. Sparky Park was once an electrical substation, but now it's a work of art. The walls are covered in broken glass, antique dishes, shells, and petrified wood. You'll feel like you walked into a fairy tale at this pocket park. See this beauty for yourself at 3701 Grooms St.
10. Emma Long Metropolitan Park
Nestled along the shores of Lake Austin sits Emma Long Metropolitan Park. The vibrant blue water will ignite your spirit and the cool breezes will completely relax you. After a rejuvenating picnic and lakeside stroll, enjoy a shady hike along Turkey Creek. You could spend all day at this little oasis. Emma Long Metropolitan Park can be found at 1600 City Park Rd,.
There’s so many ways to enjoy the season. These are the
11 places you absolutely must visit this Spring.