Knowing there isn't a single highway nearby to ruin our reverie, a trip to Brightleaf is the best reason to gussy up the stick pony and tear through the underbrush in search of the Nazis and their stolen musem artifacts. When Georgia Lucas bought her first tract of this stretch of land near 2222 in the 1940s, there were no other houses around. To insure that things stayed that way, she slowly aquired 33 more tracts of land to bring the total to 217 acres. Upon her death, the county inherited the land to create a nature preserve. Surrounded on all sides by neighborhoods, Brightleaf remains a bastion of natural beauty...and the best place to recreate the Ewok dance party. Travis County 854 7275 1010 Lavaca i left a message here. at one point this place was by appointment only. i don't know if it still is. Most parks are so small that just as you were getting into your best Indiana Jones mode and on the verge of finding the Nazi encampment with all the stolen museum artifacts, when rudely you find yourself next to a highway.
Between MoPac and Highway 360, bordered by 2222 and Crestway Drive, 512/459-7269
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