Water is one of the great benefits of Austin and the surrounding counties. The Colorado River runs through the heart of Austin. In the area, we also have the Pedernales River, the Comal River, the Guadalupe River, the San Marcos River and many creeks, lakes, campgrounds, and water features to enjoy. So, if you are a water person, Austin is your town.
Below we cover some of the great spots to indulge your desire to be in or on the water:
1) Lady Bird Lake, Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail + Zilker Park
Lady Bird Lake and the Ann and Roy Butler Hike & Bike Trail is one of the most often mentioned features of Austin and a great place to dog-walk. It’s downtown, and it’s ten miles of trail, with local restaurants and bars…