Activities For Nature Lovers In Austin

Austin's extensive nature trails around the city are endless. If you're looking to take in some natural beauty, here are a couple of Austin's coolest outdoor spots.

Austin's Urban Bats

With March settling in, it's the perfect time to take advantage of Austin's urban bats. Every year, thousands of these small, tail-free bats migrate from central Mexico. Female bats colonize inside the crevices of Congress Avenue Bridge in downtown Austin. At dusk, the bats fly and spiral out in dark flurries in search for food.

This natural event happens every March through mid-November. Austin transplants and natives agree it's truly a sight to see. To witness this awesome spectacle, take a walk out on Lady Bird Trail and wait for the magic to happen.

Mayfield Peacock Preserve

Mayfield Peacock Preserve sits nestled in the middle of Austin less than eleven miles from Sur512. This park is home to beautiful peacocks that roam freely in a hidden sanctuary. The property also boasts the Mayfield-Gutsch Estate, built in the 1870s. This cottage belonged to former Texas Secretary of State, Allison Mayfield. Now owned by the city, the park welcomes visitors every day from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

After observing the peacocks, enjoy a nature walk on one of the many walking trails. Strolling through the serene walkways is the perfect way to decompress.

Take advantage of Austin's trails and sights! Contact us if you would like to learn more about Sur512 Apartments.

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