Barton Springs, Austin, Texas

2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, Texas 78746

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Barton Springs is a set of four natural water springs located on the grounds of Zilker Park, resulting from water flowing through the Edwards Aquifer. The largest spring, Main Barton Spring (also known as Parthenia, ''the mother spring'') supplies water to Barton Springs Pool, a popular recreational destination in Austin.

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Address: 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, Texas 78746

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Phone: 512-974-6700
URL: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/bartonsprings.htm
Hours: Mon-Sun 5 am - 10 pm. Closed Thu 9 am - 7 pm. More Info
Price: Adults (18+): $3; Children (12-17): $2; Children under 12: $1; Seniors: $1 More Info

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  • Visited: June 2012
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2012
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You can't take a cooler or food into the pool area, but there are lots of picnic tables and a snack bar just outside the fenced-in area with views of the pool.

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