Parks and Trails Guide 2015

Austin is known to many for its plethora of green space, but residents do not need to stray too far from home to enjoy the great outdoors. Northwest Austin neighborhood parks offer many amenities for the whole family, even the family dog, to enjoy. Below is a list of parks in the city of Austin as well as those in the Anderson Mill Limited District. Those parks—Anderson Mill, El Salido, Harper, Memorial, Millrun, North, Old Stage and Pecan Creek parks—are also open to all city of Austin residents.


Alderbrook Pocket Park
12444 Lamplight Village • 1.91 acres
Amenities: The city of Austin is planting native grasses, and public access is currently restricted.


Anderson Mill Park
Lake Creek Parkway and Schoolhouse Road • 2.5 acres
Amenities: pavilion, picnic tables, pool, tennis court, 0.2-mile trail


Balcones District Park
12017 Amherst Drive • 51 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, basketball, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, pool, playscape, tennis court, volleyball court, 1.3-mile trail


Cook School Park
1505 Cripple Creek Drive • 4 acres
Amenities: basketball court, picnic tables, playscape, trails


El Salido Park
El Salido Parkway and Morning Glory Trail • 10.6 acres
Amenities: barbecue grills, children’s play-feature pool, community center, fitness center, fitness and trail stations, 6.4-acre greenbelt, heated pool, picnic pavilion, picnic tables, playscapes, racquetball, sand volleyball court, tennis courts


Forest North Neighborhood Park
13320 Lyndhurst St. • 2.25 acres
Amenities: pool with slide, tennis courts, waterscape


Georgian Acres Neighborhood Park
500 E. Powell Lane • 5 acres
The city of Austin purchased the land in August and has not yet developed the park.


Gracywoods Neighborhood Park
12133 Metric Blvd. • 22 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, gazebo, picnic tables, playscape, trails, volleyball court


Great Hills Neighborhood Park
10801 Sierra Oaks Drive • 84 acres
Amenities: pavilions, picnic tables, playscape, 1.2-mile trail


Harper Park
Lake Creek Parkway and Deerbrook Trail • 9.3 acres
Amenities: baseball/softball, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, volleyball court, 1-mile trail


Hill School Park
8405 Tallwood Drive • 5 acres
Amenities: basketball, fitness station, picnic tables, playscape, volleyball court


Memorial Park
Lake Creek Parkway and Tanglebriar Trail • 0.6 acres
Amenities: benches, gazebo


Millrun Park
Millwright Parkway and Timbercrest Lane • 2.4 acres
Amenities: barbecue grills, dog off-leash area, gazebo, picnic tables, playscape, senior center, trails


Mountain View Neighborhood Park
9000 Middlebie Drive • 8 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, basketball court, multipurpose field, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, restrooms, tennis court


North Park
School House Lane and Split Rail Parkway • 13.9 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, baseball/softball field, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, soccer, field volleyball court, 1-mile trail


North Star Greenbelt
11701 Tallow Field Way • 17.62 acres
Amenities: benches, exercise equipment, pavilion, picnic tables, trails


Northwest Balcones Neighborhood Park
10225 Talleyran Drive • 7 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, basketball court, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, restrooms, 0.2-mile trail


Oakview Neighborhood Park
10901 Oak View Drive • 7 acres
Amenities: adjacent to Caraway Elementary School with playground, wildflower area, 0.53-mile trail


Old Stage Park
Hymeadow and Meadowheath drives • 3.8 acres
Amenities: barbecue grills, basketball court, dog off-leash area, picnic tables, playscapes, sand volleyball court, soccer field, tennis courts


Payton Gin Pocket Park
801 Payton Gin Road • 0.82 acres
Amenities: benches, 0.11-mile trail


Pecan Creek Park
Pecan Creek Parkway and Gungrove Drive • 3.2 acres
Amenities: barbecue grills, 4.4-acre greenbelt, picnic pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, soccer fields, tennis courts


Pickfair Pocket Park
10904 Pickfair Drive • 1.24 acres
Amenities: pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, recreation center


Quail Creek Neighborhood Park
1101 Mearns Meadow Blvd. • 16 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, picnic tables, playscape, volleyball court, 1-mile trail


Riata Neighborhood Park
12401 Riata Trace Parkway • 8 acres
Amenities: fitness center, playscape, tennis courts, 0.88-mile trail


Ron Rigsby Pocket Park
1110 Little Elm Park • 1 acre
Amenities: benches, picnic tables


Schroeter Park
11701 Big Trail • 12 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, basketball court, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, 1-mile trail


Scofield Farms Neighborhood Park
12901 Scofield Farms Drive • 25 acres
Amenities: picnic tables, trails


Springwoods Park
9117 Anderson Mill Road • 12 acres
Amenities: baseball/softball field, tennis, picnic tables, playscape, soccer field, volleyball court, 0.8-mile trail


St. Edward’s Greenbelt
7301 Spicewood Springs Road • 79 acres
Amenities: information kiosk, 3.59-mile trail


Tanglewood Park
11409 Rustic Rock Drive • 14 acres
Amenities: barbecue pits, basketball court, pavilion, picnic tables, playscape, volleyball court, 0.48-mile trail


Trailhead Neighborhood Park
10984 Boulder Lane • 13.64 acres
Amenities: baseball field, basketball court, picnic tables, pavilion, playscapes, soccer fields, washers


Upper Bull Creek Greenbelt
6958 Spicewood Springs Road • 190.4 acres
Amenities: 2.4-mile trail


Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
12138 N. Lamar Blvd. • 291 acres
Amenities: baseball/softball field, barbecue pits, basketball court, BMX, playscape, dog off-leash area, picnic tables, pavilion, pool, volleyball court, 15.5-mile trail


Wooldridge School Park
1410 Norseman Terrace • 9 acres
Amenities: basketball court, picnic tables, playscape, tennis court


Yett Creek Neighborhood Park
12438 Riata Vista Circle • 40.52 acres
Amenities: 1.54-mile trail, second trailhead access off West Cow Path


This list is not comprehensive.



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