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McKinney Falls State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, TX 78744, USA

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About McKinney Falls State Park

A naturally beautiful state park which was located in Austin ,Texas which was opened in 1976 and is named after Thomas F. McKinney, a businessman, race horse breeder and rancher, who owned and lived on the land in the mid-to-late 19th century.


Attractions Near McKinney Falls State Park

Lady Bird Lake
Lady Bird Lake7.13km from McKinney Falls State Park

This is a river-like reservoir on the colorado river Austin. It is the easternmost lake of a chain of reservoirs on the river, which is completely located in Texas. It is now one of the famous tourist places in Travis county.

Mexic-Arte Museum
Mexic-Arte Museum9.46km from McKinney Falls State Park

Mexic-Arte Museum is a fine arts museum in Austin, Texas. The Mission of the organization is to enrich and educate the community through the presentation and promotion of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latino art and culture which was founded in 1983.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum9.81km from McKinney Falls State Park

A museum and outdoor sculpture garden centered on the artistic works of American sculptor Charles Umlauf. Located at 605 Azie Morton Road in the Zilker neighborhood of Austin, Texas, the garden is adjacent to Austin's Zilker Park.

St Mary Cathedral
St Mary Cathedral9.89km from McKinney Falls State Park

A cathedral parish of the Catholic Diocese of Austin located in Austin, Texas, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, as St. Mary's Cathedral. The architecture of this church is truly astonishing and it helps to study the ancient architecture of Texas.

Texas Capitol
Texas Capitol10.27km from McKinney Falls State Park

This is the Capitol building and the seat of government of the American state of Texas. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1986.

Bullock Texas State History Museum
Bullock Texas State History Museum10.86km from McKinney Falls State Park

A historic museum in Austin, Texas which was dedicated to interpreting the continually unfolding "Story of Texas" to the broadest possible audience through meaningful educational experiences.

Where is McKinney Falls State Park

Discover More Attractions in Travis County, Where McKinney Falls State Park Is Located

Travis County
Travis County
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It was the fifth most populous county in Texas. The county was established in 1840 and is named in honor of William Barret Travis, the commander of the Republic of Texas forces at the Battle of the Alamo.

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