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Bar K Park is a small green space located at Lago Vista. A local park, it mostly sees visitors coming in to take a walk or play sports. With nicely marked trails, one can also go jogging, or simply sit under the trees and have a small family picnic. The park proves to be a great choice to relax or play outdoors.
Enjoy a day at this educational, family friendly wildlife preserve. Austin Zoo, which is located on land that originally housed a goat ranch, started out with only a small selection of animals and has since grown into a full-fledged wild animal sanctuary and zoo. See Bengal tigers, lemurs, a butterfly garden and more! The picnic areas are perfect for a birthday party or company event.
This fabulous park is one of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department's premier facilities. Whether it is a family reunion or a company picnic, this park has all the amenities for a fabulous party. The unfurnished house is about 2500 square feet; it has a kitchen and two patios, perfect for informal gatherings. Swimming pool, volleyball, horseshoes, and a croquet set are available as well. The outdoor picnic area easily fits 300 people, while the inside holds up to 150. Call for reservations.
This privately owned park attracts many people. The park has showers, grills and dressing rooms for visitors to use, along with primitive camping sites for those who want to stay overnight. There are no RV hook-ups available and you cannot bring your pets. A popular attraction here is the underwater adventure for divers featuring welded sculptures, schools of fish and sunken boats.
A hunting experience, Storm Ranch provides access to animals like deer and pigs. You get your own stand, where you can hunt, walk or drive in the ranch which is a sprawling 5,685 acres. To know more, just log on to their website or call ahead.
This park offers over 1,000 acres of land with nearly a mile of lakefront. Visitors can go boating and utilize the park's two boat ramps. Skiing, fishing and relaxing on the sandy waterfront are also options. There is a swimming area that employs lifeguards on summer weekends. Be sure to notice the ash, oak and juniper trees throughout the park. Sixty-six campsites are available, some along the waterfront, and pets on a leash are welcome.