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Waterloo Greenway Awarded Historic $9M Federal Funding for Austin Green Space

April 25, 2022 – Today, Waterloo Greenway Conservancy, the City of Austin, and U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett announced monumental support by the federal government to propel the next important phase of Waterloo Greenway’s expansive park system project forward – The Confluence. Because of the recently approved Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the U.S. Army Corps […]

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Construction Interest – Discover Phase 2 of Waterloo Greenway, The Confluence

Construction industry professionals are invited to learn more about upcoming Waterloo Greenway projects by reading the following overview below. Following the successful reconstruction and community opening of Waterloo Park in 2021, we now look forward to breaking ground on our next park phase later this year at The Confluence. We invite you to learn more […]

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First Pecan Tree Transplanted at Creek Delta

On September 10, Waterloo Greenway relocated a 45” trunk diameter pecan tree to a new home along the southern end of Waller Creek in downtown Austin near the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. The colossal tree, featuring a 70-80’ canopy spread and 34’ diameter rootball, moved from its original home at an adjacent […]

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Celebrating Waterloo Park’s Opening Weekend

We did it, Austin! After many years in the making, the construction fence surrounding Waterloo Park has come down and the 11 acres are yours once again — Waterloo Park and Moody Amphitheater are now open to the public!

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EVENT UPDATE: Waterloo Park Opening on August 14

You have supported us as we have worked to restore the historic Waterloo Park and create a new iconic greenspace for Austin, and for that we could not be more grateful.  Though we wish we could celebrate the years of hard work with the fanfare this park and our community deserve, your health and safety […]

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Discover the Winkler Family Wetland Terrace at Waterloo Park

Construction continues in the southeast corner of Waterloo Park where visitors will be able to access the full Waterloo Greenway trail system that runs along Waller Creek and connects to Lady Bird Lake.

Known as the Winkler Family Wetland Terrace, this densely planted area of the park will serve as the trailhead to a restored Waterloo Greenway and will soon be a welcoming gathering space where people can take a pleasant stroll, unwind, and enjoy scenic views of Waller Creek.

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Sound Check at Waterloo Park’s Moody Amphitheater

As construction nears completion at Waterloo Park, scheduled to open later this summer, we will begin installing and testing sound equipment at the new Moody Amphitheater. The audio tests will take place intermittently during the day on Saturday, April 10, and on Sunday, April 11.

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Restoring Waller Creek at Waterloo Park

It takes a village to bring Waterloo Greenway to life and renew the ecology of Waller Creek from 15th Street to Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. At the northern end of Waterloo Park, creek restoration continues thanks to a collaborative effort between the City of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department (WPD), Parks and Recreation Department, and us, the Waterloo Greenway Conservancy.

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Discover Austin’s Newest Performing Arts Venue: Moody Amphitheater

You’ve never experienced an outdoor performing arts venue quite like this. The Moody Amphitheater is the perfect place to enjoy socially-distant community programs like outdoor concerts, movies in the park, dance performances, and much more! Designed and built into the natural fabric of Waterloo Park, the Moody Amphitheater features more than 38,000 square feet of […]

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