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.
Construction continues in the southeast corner of Waterloo Park, at the intersection of 12th and Red River Streets, where future park-goers will be able to access the 1.5-mile trail system that runs along Waller Creek and connects to Lady Bird Lake.
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 […]
This summer, you’ll be able to get lost exploring thousands of native plants and blooming wildflowers in Waterloo Park’s Hill Country Garden. Just a short walk from the State Capitol, The University of Texas at Austin, and the Red River Cultural District, parkgoers can take a break from the city life and take in the […]
Nestled within a curve of the Suzanne Deal Booth Skywalk, the Lebermann Plaza will be an intimate gathering space where parkgoers can relax, rehydrate, and take in scenic views of Waterloo Park. With built-in limestone seating for more than 100 people, the possibilities for activations in the Lebermann Plaza are endless! Just imagine laughing the […]
Starting at the intersection of 12th and Trinity Streets, the Suzanne Deal Booth Skywalk will provide a stunning view and entrance point to Waterloo Park’s endless trails, lush gardens, welcoming gathering spaces, and of course, the 5,000-capacity Moody Amphitheater. The Suzanne Deal Booth Skywalk is an artful ADA-accessible path that winds its way into the […]
The Kitty King Powell Lawn at Waterloo Park will soon be a space for engaging play and endless exploration. In this area of the park, children (and young-at-heart adults alike) can let their imaginations run wild while exploring the playground’s Log Jam climbing structure, hillside stone slide, and Mega Grass maze. Surrounded by pleasant shade trees, […]
Discover the latest progress at Waterloo Park As 2020 comes to a close, Waterloo Park is coming to life. Next summer, the construction fence surrounding Waterloo Park will come down and you’ll be able to explore 11 acres of wondrous parkland featuring over a mile of hike-and-bike trails, nature-inspired playscapes, lush Hill Country Gardens, and […]
Set to open next summer, the 11-acre Waterloo Park will feature a variety of unique spaces to immerse yourself in nature in the heart of downtown Austin. In the Kitty King Powell Lawn, kids can get active while letting their imaginations run wild exploring the playground’s nature-inspired play features. Click through the photo gallery for […]
A whopping 91,904 plants and 524 trees will fill the revitalized, 11-acre Waterloo Park in downtown Austin by spring 2021. More than 95% of the plantings are native to the area and were selected in a collaborative effort between local landscape architecture firm dwg., world-renowned architects at Michael Van Valkenburgh and Associates, Inc., and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.