Barton Springs


Barton Springs Pool is a beloved, natural, spring-fed swimming pool in Austin, Texas. The pool is located in Zilker Park and maintains a consistent temperature of about 68-70 degrees year-round, making it a popular swimming spot for locals and tourists alike. The pool is named after William Barton, who settled the area in the 1830s, and its history dates back to the times when local Native American tribes considered the springs sacred and rejuvenating. Today, the pool continues to be a place for relaxation, exercise, and community gatherings.