Zilker Park sits just across Lady Bird Lake (formarly known as Town Lake) from Austin's skyline making it the perfect metropolitan park. Locals and visitors enjoy 351 acres land dedicated to running, jogging, biking, swimming, kayaking and many other outdoor activities. The park features trails, gardens, volleyball courts, natural springs, swimming area, and many more amenities.
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Zilker Park is in South Austin and features over 350 acres. The park serves as a hub for many recreational activities and the hike and bike trail around Lady Bird Lake, both of which run next to the park. The Austin City Limits Music Festival and the Zilker Park Kite Festival are hosted here. The park was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 1997!