Blanco State Park If you’re looking to cool off, jump into the glistening water at Blanco State Park. There are man-made waterfalls, lounging areas, picnic tables and a shallow wading pool. It’s also a great spot to spend a day fishing. Located in Blanco off U.S. 281.
Krause Springs This privately-owned natural swimming hole is a beautiful spot to spend an afternoon or camp. In addition to the swimming hole, there is a man-made (but still spring-fed) swimming pool, pavilions, barbecue pits, showers, restrooms and more. Located in Spicewood.
Pace Bend Park Pace Bend Park offers 9 miles of shoreline on Lake Travis with 15 miles of scenic hiking trails. The park’s shores vary from rocky vistas to shallow beaches. Located in Spicewood.