Where can I swim outside in Austin?
7 of the Best Swimming Holes in & Around Austin
- Blue Hole. Drive 45 minutes south of Austin to reach the glorious Blue Hole, located just outside of Wimberley.
- Barton Creek Greenbelt.
- Jacob’s Well Natural Area.
- Krause Springs.
- Barton Springs Pool.
- Deep Eddy Pool.
- Hamilton Pool Preserve.
Can you swim in Barton Springs right now?
Everyday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. From 5 to 7 a.m., it’s swim-at-your-own risk, and guarded swim from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. . But the hours of operation have varied depending on the season. It’s always a good idea to check the site for current hours.
Can you swim Lake Austin?
No person shall swim or float beyond 50 feet of the Lake Austin or Lake Long shoreline.
Is there alligators in Austin Texas?
TPWD says alligators are native to east and southeast Texas, and the Austin area is at the edge of their range.
How do I get to the Secret Beach?
To find it, take the Kuhio Highway past Kilauea and turn right on Kalihiwai Road. Follow the road for about 50 yards and then turn right into an unmarked, unpaved road. Proceed to the end and park. Nearby is the foot path leading to the west end of the beach.
Can you swim at Barton Springs?
Within Zilker Park’s 358 acres lies one of the crown jewels of Austin – Barton Springs Pool. The pool itself measures three acres in size, and is fed from underground springs with an average temperature of 68-70 degrees, ideal for year-round swimming.
Can you swim at Inks Lake?
On the water, you can swim (no lifeguards on duty), boat, water ski, scuba dive and fish. We have set aside a large, no-wake zone for paddling. Rent paddle boats, canoes, one- to two-person kayaks, life vests and paddles at the park store. Be safe on the water; read our water safety tips.
Are there snakes in Barton Springs Pool?
It chased everyone in the vicinity of the diving board out of the pool, at least temporarily. Snakes in swimming holes (especially one as populated as Barton Springs) are probably more scared of the swimmers, but just be aware that you might come face to face with one while enjoying the water.