Exquisite Local Beauty - Austin, Texas Parks

If you're visiting Austin, don't ignore the gorgeous parks in the region for splendor, solitude, and quiet. Despite the fact that the city has a large variety of entertainment and shopping complexes, the parks offer a fantastic change of pace without having to leave the region. There are three unique places nearby worth a glimpse, even if it's a quick one.

Zilker Park is the first place to stop. This charming park set on over 300 acres of pristine land is filled with tree-lined walkways and an amazing skyline vista of Austin. The park is open all year long, and sets on the edge of Lady Bird Lake. In addition to its attractiveness, Zilker Park also is home to a variety of special entertainment activities throughout the year, from a kite festival in the spring to outdoor concerts on the hillside throughout the summer to the well-known Austin City Limits Festival each fall.

Situated next door by Zilker Park is Barton Springs Pool. This natural spring-fed pool stays at a continuous 68 degrees all year, making it a refreshing cool spot to break away from the hot summer sun. The pool area is surrounded by trees and meadows, and stays occupied virtually all the time. The region has a "beach-like" feel, with tanners, Frisbee players, and readers all intermingled in and around the pool. It is also not unusual to see some of Austin's adventurous souls out throughout the winter months to take a dip.

Finally, make McKinney Park a have to see vacation spot. This big park is an all-natural resource region where individuals hike, bike, fish, and camp. A river, Onion Creek, runs through the center of the park with a waterfall and natural pool basin at the end, producing fun for the whole family. Wildlife is natural and plentiful here as well, so if you're a naturalist or really like to take pictures, this is definitely a place you want to come.

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