BARTON SPRINGS POOL
A local favorite. A must see. Spring fed pool is very refreshing. Great people watching too!
Ewww, now that is cool! This cool pool is within the 358 acres of Zilker Park. It is a 3 acre pool being fed by nature from the Edwards Aquifer. The temperature stays consistently between 68-72 degrees and folks swim in it year round. Go take a dip!
Can't come to Austin and not check out Barton Springs. This is a natural spring turned into a big pool (no chlorine) and it's magical.
Barton Springs Pool is a recreational outdoor swimming pool that is filled entirely with water from nearby natural springs. It is located on the grounds of Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. The pool exists within the channel of Barton Creek and utilizes water from Main Barton Spring, the fourth largest…
“Mount Bonnell is an easy 30 minute hike that you will enjoy, then head to Hula hut for a dinner enjoying the sunset by the lake. ”
“One of our favorites! Great spot to hang out and grab a beer (they also offer coffee and tacos). They do all styles well.”
“Great area to do some shopping, eating, drinking, dessert, and even listen to some live music. One stop shop. ”
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