Recent Park Stories
PARKS & REC PALE ALE
Our friends at Zilker Brewing Company bring you a delicious beer with a great cause! The Parks & Rec Pale Ale was created in celebration of Zilker Park’s 100th anniversary. Enjoy the Parks & Rec Pale Ale in cans or on draft across Austin to support Austin Parks Foundation! Benefits include (but are not limited to):
- Bright, Citrusy Pale Ale
- On Draft Around Austin
- 6 Packs for Home Use
- Supports Austin’s Parks
ZILKER PARK ATTRACTIONS
We’ve officially unveiled the brand for Zilker Park’s new mini train: the Zilker Eagle!
Nothing says Austin like swimming in the cold water at Barton Springs Pool.
Explore the walking trails and plants at Zilker Botanical Garden.
Zilker Hillside Theatre
Take in a free show at the award-winning outdoor theater in Zilker Park.
McBeth Recreation Center
McBeth provides opportunities for Austinites with differing abilities.
Zilker Nature Preserve
Zilker Nature Preserve boasts family-friendly, educational walking trails.
Didn’t Find What You’re Looking For?
Zilker Park has a ton to offer. Check out Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Zilker Park Amenities map for more!
ACL MUSIC FESTIVAL
For the last 15 years, Austin Parks Foundation has been the presenting charity of ACL.
from ticket sales were directly invested in Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces.
has been reinvested back into Zilker Park’s Great Lawn restoration and tree care.
volunteers help ACL Music Festival guests recycle and keep Zilker Park clean.
Our ACL Music Festival Grants Program enables community groups to improve the parks they love.
ROCK AND RECYCLE
Hundreds of volunteers in Zilker Park help ACL Music Festival guests recycle while they rock!