Austin Parks and Recreation

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March 28, 2020 - 3:34 pm
Amenities at Austin's parks will close to encourage compliance with the city's "Stay Home, Work Safe" order, officials announced Saturday.
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May 13, 2019 - 8:49 am
AUSTIN ( -- City officials say the Barton Creek Greenbelt will re-open Monday afternoon. Officials closed the Greenbelt last week after flooding created dangerous conditions. Slick and muddy conditions may still be present in some areas; officials say park users should exercise caution...
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January 03, 2019 - 8:47 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Heavy rains have caused the City to close the Barton Creek Greenbelt and Barton Springs Pool. Officials say the closures are due to fast moving water, damage from flooding, and debris on the greenbelt trails. For pool swimmers, Deep Eddy Pool will open at 6am until Barton Springs...
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December 27, 2018 - 9:21 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Following last night's storms, the City of Austin has closed the Barton Creek Greenbelt until further notice. Officials say the storms left water, debris and erosion on the greenbelt's trails. The closure also applies to Barton Creek, due to rapidly moving water and unstable...
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July 13, 2017 - 8:27 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) - As drought conditions continue to increase across the area, Austin's city parks are one more place where officials are taking steps to prevent fires from igniting. Wednesday, the City's Parks & Recreation Department issued an order prohibiting the building of fires and grilling...
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