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Barton Creek

Barton Creek, TX 78735, USA

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About Barton Creek

Barton Creek is a tributary that feeds the Colorado River as it flows through the Texas Hill Country. The creek passes through some of the more scenic areas in Greater Austin, surrounded in many parts by a greenbelt of protected lands that serves as a habitat for many indigenous species of flora and fauna.



Attractions near Barton Creek

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve5.2km from Barton Creek

A wildlife preserve which was founded in1974 consists of 227 acres of native Texas Hill Country habitat west of Austin, Texas. It maintains around 4kms of hiking trails. It was one of the popular tourist attractions in Travis county.

Austin Zoo7.12km from Barton Creek

A nonprofit rescuee zoo which has a mission to assist animals in need through rescue, rehabilitation, and education. Austin Zoo currently has over 300 animals from over 100 different species. It now becomes one of the famous places in Austin.

Zilker Nature Preserve9.15km from Barton Creek

A huge recreational area in Austin,  Texas which comprises 350 acres of area. Today the park is a hub for so many recreational activities and the hike and bike trail around Lady Bird Lake, both of which run next to the park.  There are also huge events are taking place in this beautiful park.

360 Bridge9.55km from Barton Creek

This is a through arch bridge across Lake Austin which connects the northern and southern sections of the Loop 360 highway, also known as the "Capital of Texas Highway. The road is widely considered one of the most scenic urban drives in Texas, in large part due to this arched weathering-steel bridge and the rolling hills that flank the road.

The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria, formerly known as the AMOA-Arthouse at Laguna Gloria, is the former home of Clara Driscoll and site of a 1916 Italianate-style villa on the shores of Lake Austin in Austin, Texas. It was the original home of the Austin Museum of Art and still houses some of its collections. The building is now one of two sites of The Contemporary Austin.

Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve9.86km from Barton Creek

A historic cottage, garden and nature preserve which was located in West Austin, Texas which was built in 1870 s. Mayfield Park is open to the public and is known for its free-roaming peacocks on the property. The cottage and gardens can be reserved for private events. The grounds are immediately adjacent to Laguna Gloria, home to the Austin Museum of Art.

Where is Barton Creek

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Travis County23 attractions

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.