Austin Zoo in Travis County, Texas, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Austin Zoo

10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736, USA

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About Austin Zoo

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.



Attractions near Austin Zoo

Barton Creek7.12km from Austin Zoo

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.

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve12.27km from Austin Zoo

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.

Mansfield Dam14.86km from Austin Zoo

A dam located across a canyon at Marshall Ford on the Colorado River. This 278 feet high and 7089 feet long was constructed to control flooding, to store water and to generate electricity. It is also one of the prime tourist attractions in the Travis county.

Zilker Nature Preserve15.69km from Austin Zoo

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 Bridge16.32km from Austin Zoo

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.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum16.48km from Austin Zoo

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.

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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.