505 Agnes Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 321-3377
Fax: (512) 321-4767
Enjoy a day out in the wilderness with the blue sky, the sun and a faithful horse for company. At Rusty's Walnut Creek Ranch, guests are introduced to a green expanse ideal for dirt biking, horse-riding and cross-country running. Camp in one of the rooms well-equipped with bunk beds and make it a Western-themed holiday. There is an arena where bull riding and horse shows can be held and a pavilion for parties and gatherings.
A huge park encompassing 50 acres (20.23 hectares), this one is the biggest in Smithville. Located at Highway 71 West, it is frequented by locals from across the city. Featuring a softball field, a pavillion and several volleyball courts, the park is a favorite choice, when it comes to playing outdoor games. 19 campsites are also present in the park, where you can chill throughout the day, and enjoy in the beauty of nature.
A beautiful biking park, Cross Creek Cycle Park provides trails for bikers, amidst the small area of Paige. So, if you are looking for a nice place, to ride your bicycle, or just walk down to relax, this has to be your choice.
Located at a short distance from downtown Austin, this magnificent property is perfect for a day's picnic. Situated at Sherman Road, to the south of city, it also offers a rental space to hold your private or corporate event. A family-run business, Shady Springs Party Barn is surrounded by lush greenery, and proves as a perfect setting to host an intimate party or social gathering. Specializing in corporate picnics, the barn offers some amazing facilities, which mainly include use of the property and swimming pool. Delicious and wholesome food is also available at the barn, so you can be assured that your event is going to be a success.
Located on Nixon Lane in East Austin, the Huns Field is a football field. Home to the Huns Rugby Football Club, Hunsfield often hosts a number of matches and games throughout the year.
The McKinney Falls State Park, located in southeast Austin, at a short distance from the downtown area, is the ideal spot for a fun day out with family and friends. Whether you're into fitness and recreational sports, or just want to lounge about and have a leisurely day, this park is for you. This day park offers a number of activities such as hiking, biking, picnicking, as well as fishing and swimming in the Onion Creek. The park also has a 500 year old cypress tree that is worth a visit. The park visitor center can provide you with all the required information.
For your next day-out at the Lady Bird Lake, rent out paddling equipment from Austin Paddle Sports SUP Rentals. This shop provides excellent implements from and takes care of all your paddling needs. Known for Stand Up Paddling, it even offers lessons for first-timers as well as lake tours. Head to the store to procure some SUP gear and enroll for paddling class to master the waters.
Lady Bird Lake is a reservoir of the undulating Colorado River, in central Austin. Originally known as the Town Lake, this reservoir was created in 1960 with the erection of the Longhorn Dam. For a decade this lake was left in a derelict state, until it was transformed into a beautiful recreation zone in the 1970s. In 2007, the lake was given the name Lady Bird Lake, honoring the memory of the former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson. A number of activities are organized in and around this lake. You can rent a boat to sail on its calm waters or fish, or even enjoy an exhilarating hike or bike along the trails of this lake.