Any time of the year is the perfect time for visiting a park in Austin. As a resident of this great city, you understand the numerous benefits of getting back to nature and there are great opportunities to just that without having to drive too far from our Ocotillo's Oak Hill apartment.
Zilker Metropolitan Park
There is no doubt that Zilker Park is the most popular in the area. Situated on 351-acres, there is something fun for everyone. Just to name a few, there is a playscape for the kiddos, train rides, jogging trails, and a swimming pool, and much more. Come visit some of the other amazing attractions as well, including Zilker Hillside Theatre, Austin Nature, and Science Center, Zilker Botanical Garden, and Umlauf Sculpture.
McKinney Falls State Park
A unique pool located under the falls is a beautiful attraction for this 640-acre park. McKinney is popular for biking, camping, picnicking, and fishing. They also feature camping facilities, where you can make reservations by simply calling 512-389-8900. Located off US 183, only 13 short miles from downtown Austin.
Town Lake Metropolitan Park
Lady Bird Johnson was instrumental in Town Lake Metropolitan Park’s beautification process. Throughout the year, the tails are packed with nature lovers, cyclist, joggers, and hikers. From Memorial Day straight through Labor Day, you are sure to find plenty of activity around the pool. Featured on the parks south shore is thrilling outdoor concerts, including the annual July Fourth Pops Concert for the city of Austin.
Hamilton Pool Preserve
This 232-acre preserve features a 45-foot waterfall that nourishes a soothing green pool. When the land located above an underground river, this formation took its shape. Visitors take great pleasure in the swimming and nature trails that wind about the location. There are a few amenities, including picnic tables and restrooms.
Emma Long Metropolitan Park
Whether you want to take a weekend camping trip or explore trails with your dogs, the Emma Long Metropolitan Park has a variety of outdoor spaces to enjoy. Spend time by the river and enjoy the views of Austin in the background.
There is no reason to sit inside on any one of the beautiful days in Austin where there are so many stunning parks not far away from your modern apartment in Oak Hill. If you are interested in one of our spacious apartments near everything you need, stop by or call us today.