Zilker Botanical Garden!
Zilker Botanical Garden —
located on 26 fenced acres in Austin,
Texas has often been called “the
jewel in the heart of Austin”. Theme
gardens such as rose, herb and
Japanese garden are
interconnected with streams,
waterfalls and Koi-filled ponds. The
Hartman Prehistoric Garden
recreates local dinosaur habitat.
This garden is a unique
collaboration between The City of
Austin Parks & Recreation
Department (PARD) and the Austin
Area Garden Council (AAGC).
The garden is open to the
public most days year-round and is enjoyed by
over 100,000 visitors each year,
including thousands of school
children from Austin and the
From our annual spring garden festival - Zilker Garden Festival, to AAGC garden club workshops and
plant sales throughout the year, to docent-led tours, we offer our visitors countless ways to enjoy Zilker