Park Profile: Pease Park


Pease District Park offers 42 acres of natural beauty conveniently located near downtown Austin. A part of the Shoal Creek Greenbelt and connected trails, the park also features a number of picnic areas, recreational areas, a playground, and a splash pad. It’s most famous as the site of one of Austin’s favorite annual traditions, Eeyore’s Birthday Party, but it’s a wonderful park for families any time of the year. The park also has a rich and interesting history involving George Custer, Native Americans, and even the gold rush. Read more about Shoal Creek’s history here.

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Pease Park

Pease District Park Information

Address: 1100 Kingsbury St., 78703
Admission: Free
Hours: Open daily from 5 am to 10 pm
Parking: Yes
Pets: Dogs on leash
Restrooms: Yes

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Trails: The park contains a number of trails which are perfect for hiking, biking, and strollers. The Shoal Creek Greenbelt connects to the park and offers miles of additional trails.

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Recreation: The park features a fantastic playground, picnic areas, barbecue pits, two basketball courts, three volleyball courts, and a splash pad.

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Pease Park has played an important role in Austin’s history and continues to be a valuable resource for Austin families. Its proximity to downtown, connection to the Shoal Creek Greenbelt, recreational areas, and splash pad make it the perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors.

A map of the park can be viewed here.

A big thanks to Hike It Baby for sharing photos of Pease Park. Hike it Baby is a parent group focused on getting families outside together, enjoying nature in a safe and supported way. Join the free Hike It Baby Austin Facebook Group, and get to exploring the great outdoors!

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