Austin has beautiful weather most of the year, which makes it a great city for those who enjoy a day relaxing at the park or a fun hike with their dog. There are a lot of parks across Austin, both free and paid. Here, we present nine of the most popular parks in the city.
Commons Ford Ranch
The prairies at Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Park have been recently restored. The process involved a controlled burn of the non-native and invasive species that had begun growing there. With the land ready for new planting, over 70 types of native grasses and wildflowers were planted to ensure that the park is full of vibrant plant life year-long.
Commons Ford Ranch, like most metropolitan parks, is open to the public from 5 AM to 10 PM. The park is…