Another cherished swimming spot and camping site is Krause Springs, located 30 miles west of Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. With stunning natural spring-fed pools, serene waterfalls, and lush greenery, Krause Springs provides an ambience of serene tranquility.
Blue Hole Park
Lastly, a nearby must-visit body of water is Blue Hole Park in Georgetown, located about 30 minutes north of Austin. This scenic lagoon is surrounded by limestone cliffs along the San Gabriel River and offers an ideal free swimming spot during summer. It is also located walking distance from the famed Tex-Mex restaurant El Monumento.
Escape the Texas heat at the many bodies of water Austin has to offer and view their beauty year round. Whether you’re staying at Fairmont Austin or near the downtown area, be sure to add experiencing some or all of the Austin’s famed watering holes.