Barton Springs Pool is one of the crown jewels of Austin that lies within Zilker Park's 358 acres. Three acres in size, the pool is fed from underground springs and is, on average, 68 degrees year-round. For more information visit Barton Springs Pool Home Page
General Grounds Improvements Project:
Update: April 17, 2013
A briefing on the project was given to City Council on March 28 during staff briefings.
NOTE: City Council voted unanimously (with Council Member Tovo absent) to approve the General Grounds Improvements Project, as well as the Ordinance Amendment and Variances needed to perform the work. In the approved plan, the south side accessible overlook has been relocated. More information, once the minutes are approved, will be available here: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2013/20130411-reg.htm
The project will be presented to the Planning Commission on April 23. This is the final approval needed for the project to receive a Site Development Permit.