The dogs of Austin, TX are spoiled when it comes to parks. From rugged trail adventures to downtown beer gardens, you and your dog will find everything you need in Texas
Here are our top 3 choices!
Red Bud Isle Park
3401 Red Bud Trail, Austin, TX 78746
1. Red Bud Isle is a popular leash-free dog park that offers a little bit of everything. With over 13 acres located off Redbud Trail near the Tom Miller Dam; one can fish, hike, bike, swim and much more. This park is just as fun for a human as it is for their four-legged companions! It offers more than a half mile of well-maintained trails, shady trees, large fields and a tree-lined shore for you to relax while your doggie takes a dip.
2105 Andrew Zilker Rd, Austin, Texas, 78746
2. Barkin’ Springs is the wading area right outside of Barton Springs that does not require an entrance fee and is a local favorite to take pets to cool off during a hot day. Also, be careful not to confuse Barkin’ Springs with Barking Springs Dog Ranch, a wonderful Dog Ranch located in Del Valle.
6700 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757
3. Yard Bar is not your typical dog park. This dog-friendly hangout offers space for dogs to play but has an adjoining bar with a dining area for the humans. Toys and water bowls help keep a four-legged companion happy, while craft beers, cocktails, or yummy food can be purchased for the two-legged owner.