I’m slowly making my way around some of the best Texas State Parks and swimming holes this summer while I visit Barton Springs and Deep Eddy Pool regularly to swim laps outdoors in Austin. Since traveling has been put on hold, this is my solution to escaping and filling my Summer Friday afternoon’s with joy and adventure. I’m always recharged after and tell myself I’m in Capri and sometimes I really do trick myself. The level of fun out here in Texas is really getting up there, y’all! You can also buy a Texas State Parks Pass in advance which covers fees for the parks that have reservations– these are probably good for big campers.
So, here are my favorite places near Austin for a fun swim day: