David Brendan Hall

Best Happy Hour

Barton Springs Pool

The Hike and Bike Trail may be more trendy and popular, but there are few better ways to cap a long day at work than a dip in the magical waters of Barton Springs Pool. In the evening hours, the pool is never overcrowded, and it draws Austinites from across the board: youngsters and oldsters, couples and singles, families and groups of friends. Whether you want to float, wade, dive, swim serious laps, or just bask in the setting sun, Barton Springs in the early evening is as heavenly as this city gets.

Barton Springs Pool
2131 William Barton Dr., 512/974-6300
www.austintexas.gov/department/barton-springs-pool

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