Cedar Park | A Healthy Dose of Fun
Ride the rails, zip through the air and catch the fun as you explore all that Cedar Park has to offer.
Cedar Park Center is the Center of Fun
Entertainment at its best can be found at the Cedar Park Center. Headlining artists such as George Strait and Motley Crue have been known to bring the house down and dazzling Cirque du Soliel performances put audiences on the edge of their seats. Up-and-coming sports stars from The Texas Stars and Austin Toros call the arena home for their seasons, which means catching a game can always be part of the fun.
Catch the Train, Catch the Fun at the Austin Steam Train
Climb aboard one of Austin Steam Train’s vintage flyers for an adventure that perfectly blends the past with the present. Punch your ticket any weekend of the year for a ride on the Bertram Flyer or Hill Country Flyer, and enjoy seeing Hill Country from a different vantage point. Up for a little excitement during your stay? Look into themed excursions such as a murder mystery night train or a Thomas the Tank Engine outing.
Zip, Line & Sinker at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures
Get ready to traverse Lake Travis by land, air or water. Lace up your sneakers and hike or bike your way around the lake or give your legs a break and glide through the treetops on the longest zipline in Texas. The team at Lake Travis Zipline Adventures knows how to keep the Cedar Park Fever chills and thrills going. From 20 stories high and speeds up to 50 miles per hour, you’ll have the chance to race your friends and fly through the air. When you land back on solid ground, be sure to log some water time in one of the clearest lakes in Texas.
Sculptures in Bloom at the Sculpture Garden
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Add a dose of culture to your visit. Take an afternoon to meander around the Cedar Park Sculpture Garden and discover the stories told through bronze, steel and painted cedar. The 12 featured sculptures, designed by Central Texas-based artists, rotate annually, offering residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a variety of artisans.
Run, Walk or Play at Bushy Creek Trail
Breath in some fresh air and explore the great outdoors at Brushy Creek Trail. Run, walk or bike your way along 6.75 scenic miles or step off the well-paved path and explore one of six parks positioned not far from the trail. From water activities such as canoeing and fishing to disc golf and rock climbing, the opportunity for adventure abounds whether you are on the trail or in the parks.
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge Where Birds of a Feather Flock Together
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Follow the footsteps of Spanish explorers to a land of refuge, where Limestone hills plunge into spring fed canyons and golden-cheeked warblers and black-capped vireos nest unencumbered. The endangered songbirds rely on the specialized habitat found in the Balcones to survive, but they aren’t the only wildlife species that call the rugged terrain home. Nocturnal animals wander the land at night and wildflower gardens bloom with butterflies and dragonflies in springtime.
Enjoy Wine With a View on the Thirsty Oaks Wine Trail
Wine pairs well with any visit to Cedar Park. Follow the yellow bird of Thirsty Oaks Wine Trail across 90 miles of Texas Hill Country and savor the breathtaking views and sumptuous wines along the way. This day-long trip includes a visit to five Texas wineries, where you’ll have the opportunity to wander through vineyards and indulge your taste buds.
Year-Round Activities for Indoor Fun at the Cedar Park Recreation Center
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With 47,500 square feet of indoor space, the Cedar Park Recreation Center is perfect for year-round fun, rain or shine. Housing two competition sized basketball courts, a comprehensive cardio/weight area, multiple group fitness rooms, several game rooms, an elevated walking/jogging track, a variety of meeting rooms and even babysitting services, this state-of-the-art facility is what we like to call an epicenter of activity. Come play for a few hours or rent space for the day.
Outdoor Fun With a Kick at Elizabeth Milburn Community Park
Elizabeth Milburn Park has something for everyone from the picnickers to the thrill-seekers. The 42-acre park contains a playground, trails – including nearly a half mile of the Veloway, sheltered picnic areas with grills, community gardens, and sports fields and courts for soccer, basketball, tennis and volleyball. Those looking to take their outdoor experience up a notch can find a rush of adrenaline on the BMX track or test their stamina on the rock-climbing wall.
A Swimming Good Time at Veterans Memorial Park
Dip your toes or make a splash at the 8,500 square foot outdoor family aquatic facility. Relax along the shore of the zero-depth beach or slide into fun at the kid-friendly playscape. Serious swimmers can take a lap or practice their diving technique. Thinking about bringing your four-legged friend? A 5-acre dog park with pond gives Fido a chance to enjoy a little fun in the sun. When you’re ready to dry off, you’ll find outdoor courts and an amphitheater ready to entertain you.
Discover Fields of Fun at Williamson County Southwest Regional Park
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Run, play, kick or throw on one of Williamson County Southwest Regional Park’s 11 soccer fields, eight tennis courts, six basketball courts, two softball fields, one football field (circled by a 400 meter track), disc golf course or playscape. There is more than enough to do at this park, but if you’re still looking for more, hike or bike the perimeter of the developed parkland, sit back and relax on the Cedar Park Rock Railroad miniature train, or catch some sun and some water on the kid-friendly splashpad.