Found in the heart of south Austin, Zilker Park is a 350-acre recreational area and green space that features numerous sports facilities, trails for hiking and biking, a miniature train, botanical garden and popular Barton Springs pool, which stays a brisk 68 degrees year-round. One of the largest public parks in Austin, Texas, Zilker Park is a hub for many recreational activities and large-scale events.
Hotel Near Zilker Park -
Located just ten miles from Zilker park, lies the Holiday Inn Austin. Our hotel offers guests near accommodations to relax in, after exploring the fun and exciting facilities and trails of Zilker park. Whether you're staying in town for a major event, or just interested in going for a hike- the Holiday Inn Austin is here for your convenience.
Zilker Park in Austin, Texas -
With fields for soccer, volleyball and polo, there's plenty of space at Zilker Park to stretch out and play. Also on hand are numerous historical markers and sites, concession stands and big grassy fields for the perfect picnic. Kids love the Zilker Zephyr miniature train, and the unique Umlauf Sculpture Garden showcases works of art in the great outdoors. Zilker Botanical Garden features eight different gardens to explore, including a cactus garden, prehistoric garden and herb garden.
Barton Springs Pool -
Perhaps the most-loved attraction at Zilker Park is Barton Springs Pool, the perfect antidote for a sweltering Texas summer day. A set of four natural springs bubble up from the Edwards Aquifier with cool and refreshing water that feeds the Barton Springs Pool - a manmade swimming hole in the middle of Zilker Park. With a constant temperature of 68 degrees year-round, Barton Springs Pool is the most popular pool in Austin.
Austin, Texas Zilker Park -
The size of Zilker Park in Austin, Texas makes it ideal for large-scale events and music festivals that take advantage of the open-air setting in the heart of the city. Calling Zilker Park home are the Austin City Limits Music Festival, Zilker Park Kite Festival, Austin Shakespeare Festival, Blues on the Green, Ballet in the Park and many more. A true green gem in the heart of Austin, Texas, Zilker Park is a treasured destination for locals and visitors alike.