Cedar Park and Leander provide opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, explore farmers markets, listen to live music, watch plays and more.
Austin Steam Train Association
People can board vintage cars on the railroad museum’s train rides. In 2018 the association launched its “Cedar Park” concession car, which was built in 1946 and recently restored.
401 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. C100, Cedar Park
Brushy Creek Regional Trail
The trail along Brushy Creek provides access to residential communities and nearby businesses.
Accessible from Twin Lakes Park, US 183 Trailhead Parking, Brushy Creek Sports Park, Brushy Creek Lake Park, Olsen Meadows Park, Creekside Park and Champion Park
The sanctuary is a 715-acre preserve operated by the Travis Audubon Society, whose land is part of the Balcones Canyonland Preserve.
12308 Lime Creek Road, Leander
Cedar Rock Railroad
Passengers can board the Cedar Rock Railroad, a quarter-scale train that rides around the park. A train-themed playscape and hand-crank train rides for young kids are also available.
Southwest Williamson County Park, 3005 CR 175, Leander. 512-413-1705
Dog House Dog Park
The half-acre main park area includes lights, shade and bar access to Dog House Drinkery. An area for small dogs is also available. Entry is $5 per dog per day.
3800 CR 175, Leander
Escape Room Leander
Groups enter rooms filled with puzzles, codes and locks, attempting to finish as many as possible in 62 minutes.
Wiley Center, 2403-2405 S. US 183, Leander
H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
The events center features games for teams such as the Austin Spurs basketball team and Texas Stars hockey team, as well as concerts and shows year-round.
2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park
HitMaker Music School
HitMaker Music School holds recitals at local locations such as Robin Bledsoe Park year-round. Recitals showcase student talent.
2301 Bagdad Road, Ste. 401-402, Cedar Park
The indoor waterpark features an 8,000-square-foot play structure, eight slides and a splash pad for
1801 Clover Lane, Cedar Park
Twin Lakes Family YMCA
The YMCA in Cedar Park offers programs that foster youth development including youth sports, camps, special events and more.
204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park
Way Off Broadway Community Players
The local theatrical group performs plays throughout the year. Plays in 2019 include “I Take this Man,” “Anybody for Murder” and “Blithe Spirit.”
11880 Hero Way West, Leander
Cedar Park Farmers Market
The farmers market takes place on Wednesdays next to the Family Emergency Room.
3620 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park
Texas Farmers’ Market at Lakeline
Every Saturday local vendors and farmers gather to sell produce and food items.
11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park
Old Town Leander Farmer’s Market
Local vendors and artisans gather every Saturday to sell home-grown and locally grown vegetables and meats. The event sometimes features live music and cooking demonstrations.
203 W. Broade St., Leander
Parks and Recreation
The Leander Parks and Recreation Department has several outdoor sites including Robin Bledsoe Park, Benbrook Ranch Park and Disc Golf Course, the Mason Homestead and more.
The Cedar Park Parks and Recreation Department offers an array of parks and outdoor spaces such as the Cedar Park Sculpture Garden, Brushy Creek Lake Park, Buttercup Park Pool, the Veterans Memorial Park