Austin has endless bodies of water made for activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming and more. There's also more than just a few scenic locations to go hiking on top of everything else! Bull Creek District Park and Greenbelt in Austin is one of those places that has both, so naturally, it's a top summer destination. This beautiful park has all you could ever hope for and more.
There are multiple access points to the park, the main entrance, one from Lower Bull Creek Greenbelt at 7806 N. Capital of Texas Highway, and one from Upper Bull Creek Greenbelt at 6958 Old Spicewood Springs Rd. Whichever path you decide to take, you don't have to worry about it being the best one because they all are! Though some are easier to navigate through than others.
When you think of greenbelts, you may mostly think of hiking. What's nice about this particular park having everything and more is that each direction has something new for you to explore. You might spot people mountain biking, playing sports or even posing on top of waterfalls! Influencer or not, you'll want an incredible shot of yourself with the scenery this park has to offer.
Bull Creek District Park and Greenbelt is open almost all day every day of the week. From 5 AM to 10 PM, you can spend your day in the outdoors at this particular park, so it's perfect for early birds and night owls. Not something you find in most areas of Austin! Not only that, but it's completely free to visit! Grab your friends and make this park the next up on your summer to-do list.
Bull Creek District Park and Greenbelt
Address: 6701 Lakewood Dr, Austin, TX 78731
Why you need to go: This park will make you feel like you're in paradise! Texas may not be the Bahamas, but parts of it can trick you into thinking it is from time to time.
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.