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.


Cotton Bowl Speedway

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Paige

1175 CR 202, Paige, TX

512-731-0742

Cotton Bowl Speedway is a 3/8 mile dirt race track located in Paige. In addition to stock car racing, the track hosts events like monster…

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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

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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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Earth Native Wilderness School

Cedar Creek
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137 Woodview Lane
Bastrop, Texas 78602

512-299-8870

Earth Native Wilderness School is an outdoor school for all! No matter your age, or skill level in the woods, they have classes from one…

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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 78621

512-285-2000

Located in the historic Union Depot, circa 1903, the Elgin Depot Museum includes an extensive archive collection and is the repository for historic photographs in the…

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Elgin Farmers’ Market

Elgin

Elgin Depot Museum
14 Depot St
Elgin TX 78621

Local farmers market with fresh, local, in-season produce, meat and great value added items. Open Thursday evenings (closed Dec. 26) throughout the year. Weekly event…

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Elgin Memorial Park

Elgin

1127 N Main Street, Elgin, TX 78621

512-285-6434

Elgin Memorial park is located at 1127 North Main Street (Highway 95 North and Main Street/Loop 109). The park is approximately 26 acres with hundreds…

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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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Evolution Park Inflatable Park

Bastrop

1067 TX-71, Bastrop TX 78602

(512) 629-1852

A great-family friendly experience, Evolution Park is an inflatable water park in the summer. During the Fall and Winter all inflatables are dry. Come and…

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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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Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

Cedar Creek
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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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Iron Bridge Icehouse

Bastrop

601 Chestnut St, Building E
Bastrop, TX 78602

(512) 431-0200

With fantastic views of the Colorado River and the iconic Bastrop Old Iron Bridge, Iron Bridge Icehouse serves up craft-brewed beer in small batches and…

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James H. Long Railroad Park and Museum

Smithville

100 NW 1st Street, Smithville, TX

512-237-2313

The James H. Long Railroad Park and Museum is temporarily closed.  Whether you’re a railroad aficionado, or just enjoy the charm of small, historic towns, the…

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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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LCRA Lake Bastrop North Shore Park

Bastrop

603 FM 1441, Bastrop, TX 78602

512-498-1922

This family-friendly, 182-acre park offers watercraft rentals, picnic areas, hike and bike trails, and a camp store for snacks and souvenirs. Tent camping, glamping, iconic…

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LCRA Lake Bastrop South Shore Park

Bastrop

375 South Shore Road, Bastrop, TX 78602

512-498-1922

Choose your adventure at this 176-acre park that offers watercraft rentals, hike and bike trails, and a camp store for snacks and souvenirs. The 900-acre…

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Lil Pease of Texas

Elgin

2646 Farm to Market Rd 17094
Elgin TX 78621

512-364-4631

Bringing your horses to Bastrop County in Texas but need a place to walk them and board them? Lil Pease of Texas meets your needs…

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