UPDATED: 53 parks to visit this weekend in Cedar Park, Leander

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Brushy Creek Lake Park is one of 53 open parks in Leander and Cedar Park. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Brushy Creek Lake Park is one of 53 open parks in Leander and Cedar Park. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Updated 10 a.m. Nov. 20

Find a park in Cedar Park or Leander to spend time outside while social distancing. Parkgoers should follow all local and state health guidelines and requirements, including wearing a mask when 6 feet of distance cannot be maintained.


Here are 53 city and county parks. Learn more about facilities and COVID-19 changes for Cedar Park parks here, Leander parks here and Williamson County parks here.



Cedar Park

  • Bagdad Park, 1351 Bagdad Road

  • Brushy Creek Lake Park, 3300 Brushy Creek Road

  • Brushy Creek Sports Park, 2310 Brushy Creek Road

  • Buttercup Creek Cave Preserve, located at Buttercup Creek Boulevard and Lakeline Boulevard

  • Buttercup Creek Natural Area, 502 Timber Trail

  • Buttercup Creek Park, 411 Twin Oaks Trail

  • Carriage Hills Park #1, 1613 Carriage Hills Trail

  • Carriage Hills Park #2, 1600 Country Squire

  • *Champion Park, 3830 Brushy Creek Road

  • Chimney Swift Park, 2900 Chimney Swift

  • Cluck Creek Park, 901 Rambling Trail

  • Dayna Lawson Park, 1205 Comfort St.

  • Forest Oaks Park, 521 Lynnwood Trail

  • Gann Ranch Park, 2000 Cougar Country Drive

  • Goldfinch Park, 2503 Goldfinch Drive

  • Heppner Bend Park, 1208 Heppner Drive

  • Heritage Oak Park, 875 Quest Parkway

  • Heritage Park, 1110 Heritage Park Drive

  • Janet Bartles Park, 1100 Buttercup Creek Blvd.

  • Lakeline Park, 902 Lakeline Blvd.

  • Lone Tree Park, 2500 Stapleford Drive

  • Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd.

  • Nelson Ranch Park, 905 Nelson Ranch Road

  • New Hope Park, 1900 Lakeline Blvd.

  • Oakmont Forest Park, 1414 Colby Lane

  • Oakwood Glen Park, 2600 Oakwood Glen Drive

  • Park Place Park, 101 Vale Drive

  • Peggy Garner Park, 2400 Peach Tree Lane

  • Prize Oaks Park, 1407 Cedar Park Drive

  • Quest Village Park, 614 Stallion Drive

  • Ranch Trails Park, 3701 Ranch Trails

  • Ranch at Cypress Creek Park, 2003 Rachel Ridge

  • Rattling Horn Park, 1305 Rattling Horn Cove

  • Rosemary Denny Park, 2400 East Riviera Drive

  • Silverado Springs Park South, 3525 Brushy Creek Road

  • Timberwood Park, 1912 Timberwood Trail

  • Treeline Park, 1400 Treeline Drive

  • Town Center Park, 1435 Main St.

  • Twin Creeks Historic Park, 2900 King Monument Lane

  • *Twin Lakes Park, 2300 S. Bell Blvd.

  • Veterans Memorial Park, 2525 W. New Hope Drive

  • Wildrose Park, 700 Cluck Creek Trail

  • William T. Laws Jr. Park, 1200 N. Lakeline Blvd.


Leander


  • Benbrook Ranch Park, 1100 Halsey Drive

  • Devine Lake Park, 1807 Waterfall Ave.

  • Lakewood Park, 2040 Artesian Springs Crossing

  • Mason Creek Park, 801 Eagles Way

  • Mason Homestead, 1101 S. Bagdad Road

  • Northcreek Ranch Park, 1001 N. Creek Blvd.

  • Robin Bledsoe Park, 601 S. Bagdad Road

  • Sarita Valley Greenbelt, begins near Mel Mathis Boulevard and Toll 183A

  • Veterans Park, 1011 S. Bagdad Road

  • *Southwest Williamson County Regional Park, 3005 CR 175


*Denotes a Williamson County-operated park. Find COVID-19 updates for county parks here.
By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in Feb. 2020. She covers Leander ISD and the Cedar Park and Leander city councils.


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