TOBACCO FREE POLICY: The City of Austin has adopted a policy which prohibits the use of tobacco in all city facilities or at any playground/park location. Please be considerate to others and abide by the policy.
PET RESTRICTIONS: The Dog Park area is located East of South Main Street between 1st and 2nd Street SE along the north side of the river.
OWNERS MUST CLEAN UP AFTER THEIR PET!
PARK RULES: Parks are closed from 10:30 pm to 7 am. No camping, no driving or parking on the grass, no glass, no hitting golfing balls. Speed limit is 15 mph. For your safety and the safety of others please follow these rules. Violations of this ordinance can carry up to a $700 fine.
BANDSHELL: If a group would like to use the Bandshell they must fill out a request form at the Office. Electricity is available - if used there will be a $25 charge.
BURNING IN PARKS IS PROHIBITED: A permit may be acquired at the Park and Recreation office to use the fire ring at Sutton Park. No fires in any park other than in grills for cooking.
WALKING PATHS: There is a 1/2 mile walking path at Shirley Theel Memorial Park which was provided by the Austin Zontas. The Mill Pond Path is .88 of a mile and located on North Main.
The Todd Park Bike Trail leaves from the Mill Pond Path. The trail heads east along 8th Avenue NE, then North on the East side of the railroad tracks and then into Todd Park. 2.1 miles in length.
The Cedar River Bike Trail leaves from the Mill Pond Path. This trail follows the Cedar River, winding through Driesner Park and ends at the Bandshell Community Park and Skinner's Hill. 2.1 miles in length.
The East Side Lake Bike Trail leaves the Mill Pond Path and follows 8th Avenue NE to East Side Lake. The trail continues around the lake and follows Oakland Avenue to Driesner Park where it connects to the Cedar River Trail. 2.1 miles in length.
SHELTERS: Several shelters are available in all parks to reserve. You may click on the facility rental tab for more information or call the office to inquire.
DISC GOLF: Located throughout Todd Park is a 27 Hole Disc Golf Course. If you are looking for something new and challenging grab your disc and give the course a try. Course maps and scorecards are available in our Office. There is also a course located in Driesner Park.
KEG PERMITS: Permits are required for kegs in the parks. Permits are available in the Park and Recreation Office. There is a two week waiting period and a $10 fee. Cans are allowed without a permit. Please NO glass.
**NO GLASS IS ALLOWED IN ANY CITY PARK!**