The Zephyr takes riders on a scenic ride around Zilker park.
Austinites have access to acres upon acres of parkland and wildlife conservancies. Some are located within the city limits, while others are just slightly further afield.
In and around Austin, you'll find manicured grasslands that are perfect for picnics and games; deep refreshing pools fed by natural springs; and remaining tracts of wild Texas, populated by wild flowers, white-tailed deer, and silvery-gray opossums.
Best urban parks in Austin
Austin is known for its urban parks, which provide ample trails and wide-open spaces right in the heart of the city.
Blues on the Green at Zilker Park - photo via Xarifx | Dreamstime.com
The crown jewel of Austin's urban…