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Ann & Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail
1000 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704 Directions
Hike, bike or jog along the Ann & Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, a 10-mile greenbelt that winds completely around the city's landmark Lady Bird Lake. The recreation trail is one of the oldest urban Texas hike and bike paths.
2 Shoal Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78701 Directions
The Austin Aztex are a franchise in the USL founded in 2011, to reestablish a team in Austin after the original Aztex team moved to Orlando. The team plays an exciting brand of soccer featuring elite local and national players. In the first year of competition in 2012, the team made the playoffs, representing the Mid-South Division.
Austin Rock Gym
8300 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78753 Directions
Reach new heights at the Austin Rock Gym. Arrive in shorts and a t-shirt, and they will supply all the gear and safety training you'll need for a good time. They also offer memberships, rentals, instruction and a pro shop for your next gear purchase.
2100 Avenue of the Stars
Cedar Park, TX 78613 Directions
The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Formerly the Austin Toros, the team has been renamed the Austin Spurs. Their season is made up of 50 regular-season games plus a postseason and runs from November to April. The league consists of 17 teams across the USA.
Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
1223 S Paleface Ranch Rd
Spicewood, TX 78669 Directions
Fly through a canopy of old-growth cypress trees with Cypress Valley Canopy Tours. Trained adventure guides will show you the ropes as you glide on steel zip lines from platform to platform high in the treetops.
Emma Long Park
1600 City Park Rd
Austin, TX 78730 Directions
Swim, hike, picnic, bike, jog, water-ski - if it's an outdoor sports or recreation activity, you can do it at Emma Long Park. The park is one of the largest and most popular in Austin.
One of the largest parks in Austin, the Emma Long Metropolitan Park is a 1,150-acre park on the shores of Lake Austin. Oak and juniper trees shade the popular Turkey Creek Trail, which is an off-leash haven for dogs and their owners. Bikers and hikers also enjoy 2.75-mile trail that criss-crosses the creek in its first mile and a half.
Austin's fitting nick name, "A City Within a Park," means that Emma Long Park is a virtual metropolis, bustling with activity during the week and on weekends. A large sandy beach meets the shores of Lake Austin, and includes a designated swimming area, sand volleyball courts and boat ramps for pleasure and ski boats.
Restroom and shower facilities bring the best of civilization to the outdoor oasis. Overnight and RV camping is popular here, with 20 camping sites available with water and electricity hookups. For a back-to-basics experience, 46 tent camping sites with available water create the perfect overnight getaway under the stars.
Another unique feature of Emma Long Park is its motocross track, which hosts plenty of recreational riders along with big local races.
Emma Long Metropolitan Park is named after Austin's first woman to serve on the council of a large city in Texas. When she was elected in 1948, Emma Long reactivated the then-empty Parks and Recreation Board. Emma Long also was an effective advocate for civil rights, proposing some of the first civil rights ordinances in the city of Austin and serving as an advisor to the United Nations.
Other park amenities include: 68 barbeque Pits, 151 picnic tables, 12 miles of trails, 4 volleyball courts, 3 reservable areas, a fishing pier and a basketball court.