How better to end a hot day of biking or hiking than by hopping into a cool swimming hole or river? Or perhaps you'd like to rock climb one day while others in your group take a hike. Thankfully, these things are easily arranged in Austin because many of the area's most beloved outdoor recreation destinations offer opportunities to engage in more than one activity. What follows is our index of the most recreation-packed spots, with links to where to find out more.
Barton Springs/Zilker Park/Barton Creek Area
Hamilton Pool Preserve Area
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Forest Ridge Preserve/Bull Creek
Emma Long Metropolitan Park
Rocky Hill Ranch/Buescher State Park
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication