For a comprehensive list, including maps and inventory, visit the City of Austin Parks page

  • Balcones District Park – From Austin, take Mopac North to Duval road and head northwest (left). Take a right onto Amherst after ¼ mile. The park entrance is immediately on your right.
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  • Beverly Shefield Park – 7000 Ardath Street, Austin
    Take 183 North and exit Burnet Road. Turn left onto Burnet Road (you will be driving under 183 and pass the Olive Garden) Continue past Northcross Mall on Burnet Road. Look for Pegram Ave. (this should be somewhere in the area of Dallas Nite Club) Take a right on Pegram Ave. Take a right onto Ardath Street.
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  • Brentwood Park – Take Burnet Road North from 2222 or South from Anderson Lane to Justin Road and head east. Travel .6 miles on Justin and turn right on Arroyo Seco. The park is immediately on your right.
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  • Central Market Playdates – Located at 40th and Lamar. Take Mopac to 35th. Go east. 35th turns into 38th, tyrn left on Lamar, right into strip mall parking lot. Playscape is located on the south side of Central market building across the wood deck.
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  • Circle C/Slaughter Creek – Mopac south to Slaughter lane, turn right on Slaughter. Take the first left after Escarpment. This one is not very visible or well signed. It will just look like a road going into the woods. The park is about a ¼ mile in on the right.
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  • Dick Nichols Park – 8011 Beckett Rd Austin, TX 78749
    From South Mopac, go West on Wm. Cannon. Turn Left on Beckett. Park is on the left. The free swimming pool is open seasonally at various hours.
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  • Katherine Fleischer Park – 2106 Klattenhoff Drive
    IH35 North exit Wellsbranch Parkway. Turn left onto Wellsbranch Parkway at the light. (you will be traveling West) Take Wellsbranch Parkway to Wellsport Drive. (this will be the first light you come to on Wellsbranch Parkway from this direction.) Take a right onto Wellsport Drive. Take a left on Klattenhoff Drive. Park and pool are on the right.
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  • Lakewood Playscape – 7300 Lakewood Dr, Austin
    Take 360/Capital of Texas Highway to Lakewood Drive (just north of 2222). Head west on Lakewood Drive about .3 miles and the parking lot and playground are on the right.
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  • Little Stacy – Eastside Drive & Sunset Lane
    Live Oak or (eastbound on) Riverside to Alameda Dr to Eastside Dr. The park is on the left.
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  • Mountain View Park – 9000 Middlebie Rd. Austin
    Take 183 North (from the Arboretum) and get off at Spicewood Springs Rd. Take a left under the highway and take Spicewood Springs to a traffic light intersection with Scotland Wells Drive going right. Turn right on Scotland Wells and travel .7 miles. Take a right on Westerkirk Drive. The park is down the road on the left.
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  • Oak Hill Library – 5125 Convict Hill Rd., Austin, TX 78749
    From South Mopac, go West on Wm. Cannon. Turn Left on Beckett. Turn Left on Convict Hill Rd.
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  • Oak View Park – Take 183 North (from the Arboretum) and get off at Oak Knoll Drive. Turn left under the highway, cross Jollyville Rd, and keep going until you get to Fireoak Drive. Take a right and an immediate left onto Oak View Dr. The park is .4 miles up on the right.
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  • Ramsey Park and Pool -Take Mopac to 45th Street exit and head East. Take a right on Rosedale Avenue, just before the light for Burnet/Medical Parkeway. Go one block and Ramsey Park will be on the left, between Rosedale and Burnet.
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  • Rattan Park – Take Mopac North to Parmer Lane. Turn left on Parmer Lane. (you will traveling West) Travel past McNeil Drive. Turn left onto Tamayo Drive. This is the entrance into the Millwood subdivision. Stay on Tamayo Drive until you see the park on your left. Parking lot is next to the tennis courts.
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  • Reed Park and Pool -Take Mopac to 35th Street exit and head West. Go ½ mile and take a left onto Pecos Street. Go ½ mile on Pecos Street, and Reed Park will be on the right side.
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  • Rollingwood Park – From Mopac and Bee Caves Road (2244), head west on Bee Caves Road ½ mile to Edgegrove Drive (near a Texaco station). Edgegrove ends at Rollingwood. Take a right onto Rollingwood, a quick left onto Gentry, and a quick right onto Nixon. Park by what appears to a police station and look for the trail heading to the awesome playscapes.
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  • Round Rock Memorial Park – 600 Lee Street, Round Rock
    IH35 North exit 620. Turn right at the light onto 620. Turn left on Austin Ave. (there’s an oil change place on the corner). Go left on Brown Street. Turn left on West Anderson Ave.. Right on Lee Street. Memorial Park is on the left.
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  • Shipe Park – 4400 Ave. G, Austin
    Head East on 45th St. from Guadalupe 6 blocks. Shipe is on the corner of 45th and Avenue F
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  • Springwoods Park – 9117 Anderson Mill Road, Austin
    Take 183 North to Anderson Mill Road. Turn right onto Anderson Mill Road. Pass Pond Springs Road and the park will be on the right. If coming from 620 Take 183 South and turn left onto Anderson Mill Road.
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  • Suntree Park – Take 2222 west to Riverplace Boulevard (a few miles east of 620). Turn left into Riverplace and follow the boulevard until you come to Suntree Cove. The sign for the park is on Riverplace Boulevard, and there is parking if you take a right onto Suntree Cove. Look for a big white water tower.
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  • Tanglewood Park – 11406 Rustic Rock Rd., Austin
    Take 183 North from the Arboretum and exit Spicewood Springs Road (left). Tanglewood Park is on the right side, on the corner of Spicewood and Rustic Rock Drive, about .7 miles from 183.
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  • Town Lake Walk or Jog
    To meet up with these guys, go south on Lamar across the bridge over Town Lake. Turn right at the first light on Riverside Dr, into the parking area. They will meet at the little exercise area. The walk typically proceeds clockwise around the trail. Duck and pigeon feeding stops also allow for late arrivals to catch up. Bring kids in strollers, carriers, or walking along. Mind the poison ivy.
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  • Waterloo playdates – Located on the north east corner of 360 and 2222 in the little strip mall.
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  • West Enfield Pool – At the south-east corner of MoPac and Enfield.
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Proposed Additions:

  • Trailhead Park – From central Austin, take FM 2222 west to FM 620. Turn right on 620 and head north to Boulder Drive in the Canyon Creek subdivision. Turn right onto Boulder Drive and look for Trailhead Park on the left side of the road.
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