Spanning 351 acres is one of Austin's gems known as Zilker Park. It's the best place in the city to enjoy physical activities such as biking, hiking, and running. The park also offers a variety of things to see and visit.
The Zilker Botanical Garden is a beautiful oasis that's home to several gardens. They include the Taniguchi Japanese Garden, Herb Garden, Rose Garden, and the Hartman Prehistoric Garden where you can see recreations of dinosaur habitats.
The Barton Springs Pool allows residents and visitors alike cool off on a hot summer's day. You'll find the water temperature is sixty-eight degrees as the controlled reservoir is fed by a natural spring.
Located on the park's south end, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum features the largest collection of touchable sculptures in the state. Every season, the pieces are moved throughout the garden and museum.
If you want to see the park in a fun way, hop aboard the Zilker Zephyr. This miniature train carries both adults and children, and chugs along the tracks for a twenty to twenty-five minute tour. The cost is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for kids.
The Zilker Summer Musical has delighted audiences for more than fifty years at the Zilker Hillside Theater. Before this year's musical begins, you can enjoy "Macbeth" May 4th through May 29th. Admission to this performance is free.
At the Austin Nature and Science Center, you can explore hands-on nature exhibits and enjoy programs that include topics such as astronomy, paleontology, butterflies, and caving.
Lady Bird Lake covers 416 acres, and it's where you can kayak, paddle board, row, or take a guided boat tour.
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