Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor lovers come from all over to enjoy Bastrop County’s natural beauty. Hike on seven miles of trails, fish the lake, swim, kayak, bike or simply relax and watch the wildlife with birding and more. The naturally hilly terrain and forests of loblolly pines provide a scenic backdrop for horseback riding, zip lining and more. Beyond our parks and trails, we have three riverside golf courses that allow you to soak up the sunshine while you master your game.


Colorado River Refuge

Bastrop

356 Riverside Drive, Bastrop, TX

512-308-1911

The Colorado River Refuge offers a true nature experience just minutes from downtown Bastrop. With over 2 miles of riverside and cliff side trails, there…

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ColoVista Golf Club

Bastrop

100 Country Club Dr, Bastrop, TX

512-629-4585

Located in the Lost Pines area of Bastrop 30 minutes east of Austin, ColoVista Golf Club is a dramatic, immaculate course that’s consistently rated one…

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Cotton Bowl Speedway

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1175 CR202, Paige, TX

512-748-4218

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

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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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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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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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Hill Country Fly Fishers

Smithville

115 Norma Jean Blvd. Smithville, TX 78957

(512)589-3484

Welcome to Hill Country Fly Fishing! Gamefish found in the area include small mouth and large mouth bass. Gar, catfish, carp, freshwater drum and many…

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Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

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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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Jerry Trimble Helicopters

Smithville

687 Hwy 71 W., Smithville, TX

503-577-6371

See Bastrop County from a bird’s perspective! Whether you’re looking to fulfill an “always wanted to” goal, give the gift of flight for a job…

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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 McKinney Roughs Nature Park

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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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Lost Pines Tours

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1556 Highway 71 West, Cedar Creek, TX

512-985-5245

Lost Pines Tours stocks the best twin-cam Harley’s in the area. Touring and Cruising models are available for 1/2 day, full day, or longer rentals….

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Moody’s Disc Golf Course Review

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121 Meuth Cemetery Road, Red Rock, TX

512-308-2415

If you would enjoy disc golf on a private ranch with two to 18 hole courses, three ponds, cows and a beautiful setting, Moody’s Disk…

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Murphys MX

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231 FM 86, Red Rock, TX

512-764-2154

Murphys MX has a Moto-Cross Track, Kids Track and Hare Scramble Trail. This a dirt bike only track. (NO 4-WHEELER/QUADS on track).

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Next Level Ride

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5400 Highway 71E, Del Valle, TX

512-915-9056

Austin’s new wakeboarding cable park located just 8 miles east of the Austin Bergstrom Airport on HWY 71. Closed on Tuesdays.

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NLand Surf Park

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4836 E. Highway 71, Austin, TX

512-806-1900

Each day, NLand Surf Park creates thousands of waves. Steep, head-high Reef Waves, challenging Inside Waves, and gentle Bay Waves to delight new surfers .

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Osprey Point Hall – Lake Bastrop

Bastrop

375 South Shore Road, Bastrop, TX

512-498-1922

Osprey Point Hall at Lake Bastrop South Shore Park provides an enclosed structure that park visitors can reserve for gatherings.

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