Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas, USA

Recreation in Austin, Texas

State Parks

  • McKinney Falls State Park
    5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, TX 78744
    512-243-1643, There are two sets of falls on the scenic Onion Creek that runs through this park; the park also features the stabilized ruins of the McKinney homestead and a trainer's... more info  map

Lakes & Marinas

  • Lake Austin
    Redbud Trail at Lake Austin Boulevard, Austin, TX 78703
    Boating is one of the popular sports at this lake that is the "sixth lake down" in a chain of Texas Highland Lakes that are found on and along the Colorado River. The... more info  map

Sports Centers

Billiards

  • Fast Eddie's Austin-NorthFork
    13945 North Highway 183, Suite D122, Austin, TX 78717
    512-331-5607, As sports taverns, each Fast Eddies® houses a sports viewing area, complete with multiple big screens, the latest in video gaming technology, almost World Famous eats,... more info  map

Boating

Fishing

  • Lake Travis
    Northwest of Austin, Austin, TXThis 18,930-acre lake, with a maximum depth of 190 feet, is a great place to fish for spotted bass, large mouth bass, Guadeloupe bass, white bass, sun fish and catfish. more info  map

  • Walter E. Long Lake
    East of Austin, Austin, TXThis lake has a maximum depth of sixty feet, and encompasses 1,210 acres. It offers angling for catfish, hybrid striped bass, sun fish and large mouth bass. more info  map

Golf

Swimming

  • Bartholomew Municipal Pool
    1800 East 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723
    512-928-0014, This large, open pool includes a diving board, drink machines, and shaded tables. more info  map

  • Deep Eddy Municipal Pool
    401 Deep Eddy Drive, Austin, TX 78703
    512-472-8546, This large pool includes roped-off areas for lap swimmers, and another large area for wading, swimming, and recreation. more info  map

Tennis

  • Caswell Tennis Center
    2312 Shoal Creek Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705
    512-478-6268, Built in 1949, this is the oldest operational tennis facility in Austin. Located in an area that is quiet, sheltered, peaceful and green, the courts are in excellent... more info  map

  • South Austin Tennis Center
    1000 Cumberland Road, Austin, TX 78704
    512-442-1466, Although located within the city of Austin, this tennis centre has a feeling of remoteness and seclusion. The lush green surroundings, and the well tended courts give an... more info  map

Miscellaneous Activities

  • Airscape Parasail
    16107 FM 2769, Austin, TX 78732
    VIP Marina
    512-257-9675, Airscape Parasail offers ten minute rides that take one several hundred feet above Texas Highland Lakes for an exhilarating adventure. more info

  

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