Parks

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Featured Parks


Barton Springs Pool

Spring-fed Barton Springs pool is home to the endangered Barton Springs salamander and the finest swimming in Austin. The water is always 68 degrees. The diving board is in constant use on sunny days and you can swim the length of a football field before.


Bull Creek District Park

Bull Creek District Park has 32 square miles of ecologically unique terrain. Bull Creek watershed includes limestone seeps, springs, and waterways; scenic cliffs and waterfalls; interesting archaeological and cultural features and more.


Dick Nichols District Park

This district park is a neighborhood favorite. There is a kids’ water-play area, a pool, fitness equipment, a tennis court, a picnic shelter as well as hike and bike trails that wander throughout.

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