On January 15, 2009, City Council passed a Resolution adopting the Barton Springs Pool Master Plan: Concepts for Preservation and Improvement. Learn more about the Barton Springs Pool Master Plan.

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.

Eliza Spring Daylighting Project

Select this link to view information regarding salamander habitat improvements at Eliza Spring starting in Fall 2016: https://www.austintexas.gov/department/eliza-spring-daylighting

Sunken Garden Improvements

General Grounds Improvements Project


If you have any questions or comments regarding the improvement projects at Barton Springs, call John McKennis at 512-974-9510 or send an email.

If you have general questions about Barton Springs (operating hours, admission fees, rules, etc.), please contact Adam Thompson at 512-974-9401 or email.