Lady Bird Lake Austin TX- Formerly Town Lake, Off Leash Dog Parks, Bike Trails, Running, Kayak, Paddle Board, Zilker
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Lady Bird Lake - Town Lake - The Trail in Austin Texas
Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail is located at:
First Street Bridge at Lady Bird Lake
Austin TX 78701
Tel: (512) 974-6700
10 Miles of Hike and Bike trails along the Austin City Skyline.
Trail known as Ann & Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail is located on both sides of the Colorado River. West Cesar Chavez Street and West Riverside Dr.
Lady Bird Park in Austin TX, formerly known as Town Lake, one of the parks many features is a trail that follows the Colorado River for 10 miles and offers views of the Austin Skyline.
Many Austin residents enjoy hiking, biking, running and walking. Over 12,000 people use this trail every day and the recently competed board walk closes the 1 mile gap in the trail.
You can enjoy an off leash (leash free) area for dogs, at the Auditorium Shores with water access for your pets.
Rent a kayak, canoe, or a paddle board at one of the several docks located on the trail.
Auditorium Shores is an open space letting your dog run-off leash, outdoor concerts, events and festivals.
Zilker Park is located at the end of the trail near Mopac - where the Austin Famous Music Festivals are held, along with kite flying festivals to include the trail of lights during the Christmas Holidays.
Things to do on Lady Bird Lake
If you enjoy water sports you can Kayak, Row, Canoe, Paddle Boat, or Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP). Lady Bird Lake is located on Riverside Dr., Austin Texas.
Town Lake has several things to see and do:
- Town Lake Metropolitan Park
- Zilker Park
- Botanical Gardens
- Barton Springs Pool
- The Barton Creek Green Belt
- Trail of Trees
- Austin Area Garden Center
- Austin Nature and Science Center
- The Palmer Events Center
- The Long Center
- Kayak or paddle board on the rivier
As you walk the trails or roam the city streets, the atmosphere is filled with live music, laughter, and life. You can feel its energy flow through you, lifting your spirits, inspiring you to know that anything is possible.Austin Texas was ranked number one, among the nations 10 best places to live.
About the Author
Austin is a community that is relatively easy to get around, where you can go to work and enjoy a fantastic social community. A city where you can take pleasure in the simple things, such as, the running the trail, walking your dog, hanging out at a Live Music Festival, window shopping downtown, or enjoying cuisine from every culture.
You get a sense of belonging and purpose, a desire to strive to be the best you can be, and the positive vibe translates into accomplishment and happiness. So, when you are out in the beautiful parks of Austin--take a look around, look at the people, listen to the laughter, soak up the sun and go home rested and inspired.
About the Author: Brigitte Thompson is a Texas Realtor with Austin Texan Realty who enjoys Blogging about Austin Texas and her community.