Barton Creek

Attraction

Barton Springs Pool and Creek

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Barton Springs is widely considered the soul of Austin. In fact, the Native Americans who originally settled here believed the waters had spiritual powers.

This natural, spring-fed pool maintains a steady temperature of 20°C throughout the year, making it the perfect place for a quick dip or a leisurely swim. Set within Zilker Park's 358 acres, this is one of the city's crown jewels, drawing people from all walks of life and welcoming more than 800,000 visitors a year.