Outdoors & Recreation
1993 Readers Poll
1993 Critics Picks
Best Amusement Park/Attraction

Zilker Park
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
512/974-6700
www.austintexas.gov

Best Bicycle Repair

Bicycle Sport Shop
517 S. Lamar, 512/477-3472
10947 Research, 512/345-7460
9900 W. Parmer, 512/637-6890
www.bicyclesportshop.com

Best Bowling Alley

Showplace Lanes
9504 N. I-35, 512/834-7733
9504 North I-35, 512/834-7733

Best Camping & Outdoor Gear
REI

REI
9901 Capital of TX Hwy. N., 512/343-5550
601 N. Lamar, 512/482-3357
201 University Oaks, Round Rock, 512/255-1938
www.rei.com

Best Inexpensive Date See A&e 96

Auditorium Shores at the Long Center
South First at Lady Bird Lake
512/482-0800

Best Overall Nursery

Sledd Nursery
1211 West Lynn St.
512/478-9977
www.sleddnursery.com

Best Place For Kids

Zilker Park
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
512/974-6700
www.austintexas.gov

Best Place That Has Seen Better Days

COA / CIty of Austin
Urban Transportation Commission, 1501 Toomey, 512/457-4850
Water & Wastewater Utility, 625 E. 10th, 512/322-0101
City of Austin Service Center, 818 Springdale, 512/385-3999
Information Systems Department, 625 E. 10th, Ste. 900, 512/499-2880
Housing Authority, 205 Chicon, 512/477-1496
Emergency Services, 2785 E. Seventh, 512/305-4000
Early Childhood Services Centex CCM, 2538 S. Congress, 512/326-9210
Building Services Department, 1905 E. Sixth, 512/476-2272
Fire Department, 1621 Festival Beach Rd., 512/495-1450
www.ci.austin.tx.us/planning

Best Place To Take Out-of-towners

Mount Bonnell at Covert Park
3851 Mount Bonnell Dr.
512/974-6700

Best Place To Take The Whole Family

Zilker Park
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
512/974-6700
www.austintexas.gov

Best Scenic Drive (in-town)

Loop 360
www.txdot.gov

Best Scenic Drive (out-of-town)
Best Spectator Sport

University of Texas at Austin
727 E. Dean Keeton, 512/471-3434
Sarah M. & Charles E. Seay Building, Speedway & Dean Keeton, 512/471-1157
UT Architecture Library, 200 Battle Hall, 512/495-4620
University of Texas Department of Art & Art History, 2301 San Jacinto, 512/475-7718
www.utexas.edu

Best Sporting Goods Store

Oshman's Super Sport
Northcross Mall; 2525 W. Anderson
512/459-6541

Best Use Of Natural/Native Landscaping

Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Rd.
512/477-8672
www.zilkergarden.org

 
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