We love exploring Georgetown, north of Austin! The town has a terrific county courthouse square, swimming and paddling in the San Gabriel River, caverns to explore and a terrific assortment of city parks! San Gabriel Park was awarded the title of a Lone Star Legacy Park in 2012, one of only 9 in the state. It is also the location of the town’s annual 4th of July celebration!
Know Before You Go
Plenty of parking near the playground.
The Creative Playscape is a terrific playground in San Gabriel Park, with plenty of fun activities for kids of all ages! According to Free Fun in Austin, the current playground replaced an older, wooden one in 2014. Click HERE to read that article, and see pics of the older playground.
The playground is bordered by a fence to help keep little ones from escaping!
There is a 1.6 mile loop in the park, or you can connect to Georgetown Hike and Bike Trail, that runs along the North and South fork of the San Gabriel River.
The San Gabriel Paddling Trail runs 18 miles from Liberty Hill to Georgetown, and you can take out at the park.
Along with plenty of open space for a game of catch, there are fields for baseball soccer, football, and lacrosse.
The abundance of trees would make it a hard place to fly a kite.
There are many picnic tables around this 180 acre park, many under the huge, old trees in the park!
San Gabriel Disc Golf Course
Bring your disk for this FREE 9-hole course!
Things To Do in Georgetown
Berry Springs Park offers hike and bike trails, donkeys to feed and an abundance of pecans to pick on this old orchard! Click HERE to read more.
Innerspace Caverns takes you inside of Texas, in a long cavern system that runs under I-35! Click HERE to read more.
Mel’s Lone Star Lanes is fun bowling and more! Click HERE to visit their website.
If you only have one meal in Georgetown, make it at the Monument Cafe. If you only have two, head over to the Andice General Store on fm 970 for a burger and fries!
Rio Bonito Cabins and RV Park is just outside of Georgetown, and on the San Gabriel River. Click HERE to read more.
San Gabriel Park
445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown
Click HERE to visit their website.
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