Barton Springs Pool, Austin, Texas

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2101 Barton Springs Road

Austin, TX 78746

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(512) 476-9044

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  • 4 mentions in What are the must-sees in Austin?

    • Luciana M.

      Luciana M. said, "...the Colorado river with a view of the downtown skyline (it gets pretty packed on weekends). Austinites like to jump into Barton Springs Pool when it gets really hot, especially after a hike or a run at the Lady Bird Lake and Hike..." See More

    • Aaron P.

      Aaron P. said, "...hole-in-the-wall restaurants, but as far as getting a feel of the city, you should check out: Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company Barton Springs Pool Hops & Grain You might technically see tourists there, but you'll see just as many locals. You'll definitely need..." See More

    • Dana S.

      Dana S. said, "...Check out Barton Springs Pool, a natural spring fed pool where the water comes out of the ground in at about 68 degrees. I recognize going to a pool doesn't sound like a good use of time in Austin but it isn't..." See More

    • Margot T.

      Margot T. said, "...but some of my favorite places are Little Woodrow's and The Ginger Man . If you like to swim, check out Barton Springs Pool- it's a spring fed pool in a park downtown. The temp of the water is always 68 so..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best neighborhood to stay in Austin?

    • Kira N.

      Kira N. said, "...of the 'action' in Austin happens downtown (6th street, 4th street, 2nd street, Rainy Street) - Zilker Park, Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs Pool, the "East Side" - hipster dive bars like Shangri-La and Yellow Jacket Social Club. South Congress and South..." See More

    • melanie m.

      melanie m. said, "...Downtown is a great place to be by (It is where the W is located). Be sure to visit Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool (if it's open, we recently had some major flooding), and Blues on the Green (in Zilker Park)...." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the best things to see and do when visiting Austin, TX?

    • ryan w.

      ryan w. said, "...For food definitely try Uchi Restaurant or Uchiko. For the best burger in town go to Hopdoddy. For outdoor activities try Barton Springs Pool or anywhere along the Greenbelt. My favorite access points are Campbell's Hole on Spyglass Rd. and Hill of Life..." See More

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "...is everywhere, just pick your style and you will find it somewhere along Sixth! Looking for things to do eh? Try Barton Springs Pool which is a natural spring fed long rectangular pool in a beautiful setting not far from the river. Get..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Headed to Austin in Late November - looking for true experiences

    • Andy D.

      Andy D. said, "...Zilker Park. Check out Barton Springs Pool a swimming pool open year around fed by a natural aquifer. Walk the The University of Texas at Austin campus. Chuy's Restaurant for Tex Mex (multiple locations) Franklins BBQ is considered the state's best if you..." See More

    • Janelle K.

      Janelle K. said, "...Pedernales Falls State Park (about 45 minutes west of town) has good hiking trails. Barton Springs Pool is an outdoor swimming pool fed by a natural spring in the middle of town. A BBQ meal is a must: give Franklin BBQ and all..." See More

  • 1 mention in Interesting walkable neighborhoods in Austin?

    • Miranda R.

      Miranda R. said, "...Rentals . You can row all the way up near downtown and see the skyline. Its so sweet! Check out the Barton Springs Pool while you're in that area. It was closed for renovations when I went but I heard it's cool. Everyone..." See More

  • 1 mention in Girls trip to Austin...your top 3 recommendations!?

    • Claire F.

      Claire F. said, "...for brunch, I also enjoy Perla's for brunch. I love Deep Eddy Pool to lay out, it's not as crowded as Barton Springs Pool. Have fun!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun Things to do in Austin over 4th of July?

    • Christine K.

      Christine K. said, "...Zilker Park will most likely have something going on :) Check out Barton Springs Pool, I love it there. Also E 6th St/ 6th street will most likely be really lively at night! Have fun!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best free things to do in Austin (Texas)?

    • Eric C.

      Eric C. said, "...Zilker Park Barton Springs Pool $3 entry fee Flamingo Cantina on a wednesday nights has one of the oldest bands in Austin playing reggae for free...." See More

  • 1 mention in Texas Trip in May

    • Alyssa R.

      Alyssa R. said, "...and dirty 6th if you must). We also have the greenbelt which is great for hiking and is beautiful in May. Barton Springs Pool& Hamilton Pool for swimming (google it). Fredericksburg (Texas) is a short 45 min drive away and considered the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do in Austin 4th of July Week 🇺🇸

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "...sure to visit the The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas State Capitol. Refreshing plunge on a hot day? Try Barton Springs Pool the water in that huge pool is seriously cold ! Or try Hamilton Pool for it's scenic beauty. Like..." See More

  • 1 mention in Summer in Austin, Texas. What is there to do?

    • Kathryn W.

      Kathryn W. said, "...but Austin is overpopulated so the crowds are going to be thick in the hot spots. Traditional outdoorsy Austin To-Dos include: Barton Springs Pool, Hamilton Pool, Barton Creek Greenbelt, and Town Lake Trail. Barton Springs Pool, Town Lake Trail, and the Barton..." See More

  • 1 mention in What makes Austin so weird & what are the quirky things I should check out?

    • Daniel R.

      Daniel R. said, "...Hey there, Gina. During the summer months, finding a swimming hole is definitely a good idea. You have Barton Springs Pool and Deep Eddy Poolin town and Hamilton Pool and Krause Springs within a 30-45 minute drive of town. You can also rent..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 Days in Austin in April- what is there to do?

    • Michael D.

      Michael D. said, "...lackluster unless you get a great sunset (which, admittedly, are frequent). 3. See the sights. For nature, visit Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool, or if you want some real hiking, you can take a trail through the Barton Creek Wilderness Park...." See More

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