Parks Guide — Northwest Austin

1. Anderson Mill Park, Lake Creek Parkway and Schoolhouse Road, 3 acres, Pavilion, picnic tables, pool, tennis, 0.2-mile trail,

2. Balcones District Park, 12017 Amherst Drive, 51 acres, Barbecue pits, basketball, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, pool, playscape, tennis, 1.3 miles of trails, volleyball

3. Cook School Park, 1505 Cripple Creek Drive, 4 acres, Basketball, picnic, playscape, trails

4. Gracywoods Neighborhood Park, 12133 Metric Blvd., 22 acres, Barbecue pits, gazebo, picnic tables, playscape, trails, volleyball, Tip: The park does not have a designated parking lot. Access to the park is at Bittern Hollow and Snow Goose Road.

5. Great Hills Neighborhood Park, 10801 Sierra Oaks Drive, 84 acres, Pavilions, picnic tables, playscape, 1.2-mile trail, Tip: Sierra Oaks Drive is just one of several entrances to the park. Other access points include Sierra Nevada and Floral Park Drive.

6. Harper Park, Lake Creek Parkway and Deerbrook Trail, 11 acres, Baseball/softball, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, 1-mile trail, volleyball

7. Hill School Park, 8405 Tallwood Drive, 5 acres, Basketball, fitness station, picnic tables, playscape, volleyball, Tip: From 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., the park serves as the Hill Elementary School playground so visitors must report to the office. The park is open to the public 5:30–10 p.m.

8. Mountain View Neighborhood Park, 9000 Middlebie Drive, 8 acres, Barbecue pits, basketball, multipurpose field, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, restrooms, tennis, Tip: A parking lot is located off Westerkirk Drive. The field has a backstop for baseball/softball but could also be used for soccer.

9. North Park, Lake Creek and Split Rail parkways, 11 acres, Barbecue pits, baseball/softball, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, soccer, 1-mile trail, volleyball, Tip: There are several access points from Split Rail, indicated by signs.

10. Northwest Balcones Neighborhood Park, 10225 Talleyran Drive, 7 acres, Barbecue pits, basketball, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, restrooms, 0.2-mile trail

11. Quail Creek Neighborhood Park, 1101 Mearns Meadow Boulevard, 16 acres, Barbecue pits, picnic tables, playscape, 1 mile of trails, volleyball

12. Schroeter Park, 11701 Big Trail, 12 acres, Barbecue pits, basketball, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, 1-mile trail

13. Scofield Farms Neighborhood Park, 12901 Scofield Farms Drive, 25 acres, Picnic tables, trails

14. Springwoods Park, 9117 Anderson Mill Road, 12 acres, Baseball/softball, tennis, picnic tables, playscape, soccer, 0.8 miles of trails, volleyball

15. Tanglewood Park, 11409 Rustic Rock Drive, 14 acres, Barbecue pits, basketball, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, 0.4-mile trail, volleyball

16. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, 12138 N. Lamar Blvd., 291 acres, Baseball/softball, barbecue pits, basketball, BMX, playscape, dog off-leash area, picnic tables, pavilion, pool, restrooms, 15.5 miles of trails, volleyball, Tip: The 15.5 miles of trails are popular among cyclists and people with dogs.

17. Woolridge School Park, 1410 Norseman Terrace, 9 acres, Basketball, picnic tables, playscape, tennis

This is a sample of the parks in Northwest Austin. This list is not comprehensive.