Attractions

Bastrop County makes for some of the best vacation spots in Texas. Within its boundaries you’ll find lovely scenery, family-friendly establishments, historic and iconic landmarks plus fantastic restaurants. Bastrop County offers fun places for kids, romantic spots for couples and everything in-between.


Deep in the Heart Art Foundry

Bastrop

512-321-7868

Call for an appointment to tour one of the few full-service art foundries in the country.

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Derelict Airship Distillery

Bastrop

704 Hwy 71 West, STE B300, Bastrop, TX 78602

512-766-5090

Derelict Airship Distillery are purveyors of fine spirits. Come see the very first absinthe distillery in the state of Texas. The distillery is open Saturdays…

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Dinosaur Park

Other Communities

893 Union Chapel Road, Cedar Creek, TX

512-321-6262

The Dinosaur Park features a unique outdoor museum setting with realistic life-size dinosaur replicas and also offers fossil-digs, a playground, a picnic area and a…

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Doggie Bark Park

351 NW 1st St, Smithville, TX

512-237-3282 x7

While the city of Smithville has a leash law even in their public parks, our Doggie Bark Park provides an area for dogs to have…

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Elgin Christmas Tree Farm

Elgin

120 Natures Way, Elgin, TX

512-281-5016

The Elgin Christmas Tree Farm offers lots of fun in the fall for all ages and that fits any budget. Check out their calendar to…

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Elgin Depot Museum

Elgin

14 Depot Street, Elgin, TX

512-285-2000

Located in the historic Union Depot, circa 1903, the museum includes an extensive archive collection and is the repository for historic photographs.

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Elgin Memorial Park

Elgin

1127 North Main, Elgin, TX

512-285-6190

Elgin Memorial Park is approximately 26 acres with hundreds of elm trees and green grass, small concession stand, restrooms, two sand volleyball courts, three tennis…

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Evergreen Farms

Elgin

242 Monkey Road, Elgin, TX

512-281-4833

Evergreen Farms hosts a Pumpkin Hunt every weekend in October. Hunt mini pumpkins hidden among the Christmas trees and enjoy other fun activities. Tree sales…

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Fisherman’s Park

Bastrop

1200 Willow Street, Bastrop, TX

512-332-8920

Fisherman’s Park sits on the bank of the Colorado River, making it the perfect spot for a morning jog, a playdate with the kids, or…

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Fisherman’s Park Splash Pad

Bastrop

1200 Willow Street, Bastrop, TX

512-321-1313

The Splash Pad is an open-air area with several water features, including buckets that dump out water when they fill up, a ring that sprays…

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Hero Water Sports

Bastrop

603 FM 1441, Bastrop, TX 78602

512-718-3496

Hero Water Sports is the first and biggest inflatable waterpark located on Beautiful Lake Bastrop! They pride ourselves on providing a fun, healthy, environmentally-friendly, quality experience…

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Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

Other Communities

575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road, Cedar Creek, TX

512-308-1234

The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa is a luxurious wilderness escape located between Austin and Bastrop, Texas. The property covers 405 scenic acres…

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Independence Park

Smithville

506 Texas 230 Loop, Smithville, TX

Independence Park, located at the intersection of Loop 230 at Hwy 95 west of the traffic light, is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson Gazley. The Convention…

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James H. Long Railroad Park and Museum

Smithville

100 NW 1st Street, Smithville, TX

512-237-2313

Whether you’re a railroad aficionado, or just enjoy the charm of small, historic towns, the James H. Long Railroad Park and Museum in Smithville, Texas,…

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Lake Bastrop Trails

Bastrop

375 South Shore Road, Bastrop, TX 78602

This scenic trek from one end of Lake Bastrop to the other goes just over four miles, through oak and mesquite-covered hills into pine woods,…

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Lantana Farms

Bastrop

109 Painted Post, Bastrop, TX

210-419-7137

Join us in welcoming Lantana Farms to Bastrop! Call Lantana Farms today to make arrangements for purchasing fresh produce from Bastrop County!

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LCRA Lake Bastrop North Shore Park

Bastrop

603 FM 1441, Bastrop, TX

512-498-1922

North Shore Park on Lake Bastrop appeals to campers, anglers, and nature lovers alike.  Take a look!

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LCRA Lake Bastrop South Shore Park

375 South Shore Road, Bastrop, TX

512-498-1922

Sailing, skiing and canoeing are other popular activities on Lake Bastrop. South Shore Park now offers on-site canoe rentals. On shore, park guests can enjoy…

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LCRA McKinney Roughs Nature Park

Other Communities

1884 Hwy 71 West, Cedar Creek, TX

512-303-5073

LCRA McKinney Roughs Nature Park is a day use park where visitors can explore close to 18 miles of trails by foot or 12 miles…

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Lost Pines Nature Trails

Bastrop

375 Riverside Drive, Bastrop, TX

512-321-2101

Adjacent to the Colorado River Refuge, the Lost Pines Nature Trail is a 7.5 mile loop trail located in the Tahitian Village Subdivision near Bastrop,…

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