City Park

25th Anniversary Celebrations - April 2019



A big birthday is coming for Lakeway City Park. The crown jewel of Lakeway parks will turn 25 years old in April.
To celebrate this silver anniversary, the Lakeway Parks and Recreation Committee will host several events designed to bring people to City Park, 502 Hurst Creek Road, to enjoy its natural beauty and recreational amenities.

Sunday, April 7 - 2 to 4 p.m. - Come Fly A Kite Day 
Help kick off a month of celebrations with Kite Day.  Bring your kite and join others in the fun of kite flying. Prizes awarded for youngest flyer, oldest flyer, largest kite, smallest kite, longest tail, and best home built kite (not built from a kit).  There will be a kite building station where children will be able to build and decorate kites to fly.  We will be celebrating with free birthday cake.  Other treats and drinks will be offered for sale.

Sunday, April 14 - 2 to 4 p.m. - Explore City Park Day
Lakeway Heritage Center is celebrating City Park's 25th birthday in a super fun way. Join us for a fun organized Selfie Scavenger Hunt.  Divide into teams armed with your cell phones and get ready for an exciting adventure. Read the clues and take a selfie at the correct location.  Once you think you have completed the tasks head back to Heritage Center tent, share your photos, and see if you are a winner! Do you know the history of Lakeway and City Park?  Come out and see the history display at the Lakeway Heritage Center table to discover the rich past of City Park. Entertainment will include a performance by alternative country music performer, Jordan Moser.  We will be celebrating with free birthday cake. Other treats and drinks will be offered for sale.

Sunday, April 28 - 2 to 4 p.m. - Lake Fun & Safety Day
Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards: Come launch a kayak or stand up paddle board and explore Lake Travis right from the shores of Lakeway City Park. Bring your own or borrow one onsite from The Expedition School. 
Water Safety Games: Our friends with Colin’s Hope will lead kids and adults in Water Safety Bingo and a Water Safety Relay Race. 
Life Jacket Fittings: Visit our Life Jacket Loaner Station and learn how to properly fit a life jacket.
Learn CPR: Adults and children may learn compression-only CPR together. Sessions are at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
We will be celebrating with free birthday cake.  Other sweet treats and drinks will be offered for sale.

Overview


  • City Park Interactive Map

City Park is a waterfront parkland that was acquired in 1992. The park is located at 502 Hurst Creek Road and can be reached by water from Hurst Creek Cove on Lake Travis.

Hours


City Park is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time and 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. during Standard Time.

Amenities


There are many things to do at City Park.  With nearly two miles of trails, there is plenty of room for everyone from leisurely walkers to vigorous joggers and kids on bicycles or roller blades. Even our furry friends have a park of their own, the Bark Park.

City Park is a great place for several different water activities; swimming, fishing, and kayaking are popular.  Please remember to swim only in designated swim areas, there are no lifeguards on duty. There is a life jacket loaner station at the lower level picnic area for your convenience.

City Park offers two different play areas. The playscape by the main entrance is designed for toddlers, ages 2 - 5.  There is a play area near the lower level for school-aged children. Sports enthusiasts also may enjoy a game of basketball, sand volleyball, or baseball. Enjoy a scenic stroll by the butterfly garden, wildflower meadow, and carpets of bluebonnets. 

City Park offers a covered pavilion on the upper level near the entrance with picnic tables and a large grill with additional lower area picnic tables and a large grill that may be reserved by calling 512-261-1010. View our Reservation Policy. Reservations must be made a full 48 hrs or two full business days in advance.  Reservations are not available on federal holidays.