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Park Of The Month

January 15, 2013 - 15:26:00

They come for the satisfying crunch of granite gravel under the wheel of a bike. They come for the fresh air, flora and fauna – and for the sweeping views of Lady Bird Lake and the Austin skyline...

Tagged: trails, trail, ann and roy butler

December 13, 2012 - 11:04:46

This weekend, Austin’s beloved Trail of Lights will ignite in all its splendor for the first time in four years. The...

Tagged: park, Trail of lights, holiday, festival, Zilker

November 20, 2012 - 16:16:41

In most of the country, winter is a time of sadness for golfers. The links may look pretty covered in snow, but the sight of unused clubs cancels out this seasonal joy.

But not in Austin....

Tagged: park, golf, park of the month, Roy Kizer Golf Course

October 18, 2012 - 15:39:22

A two-mile trek down a winding wooded road is worth one’s while upon arriving at the entrance to October’s Park of the Month – Emma Long Metropolitan Park.

The northwest Austin park is the...

Tagged: park, emma long, camping, fishing, volleyball, basketball

September 14, 2012 - 11:34:10

A small herd of deer gazed warily through the trees at David Stresing as he hiked with a friend down the nearby gravel path, headed for Disc Golf Hole 17.

Stresing, an avid disc golf...