I’m a mom to 3 boys, and my middle son is always climbing trees. This post was inspired by him, and is dedicated to all the fellow tree climbers out there. These are the best spots to climb trees in Austin.
The Best Spots to Climb Trees in Austin
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center has several of the best climbing trees in all of Austin.
Mayfield Park has a few trees that are irresistible to tree climbing kids.
Blunn Creek Nature Preserve has a few enormous oak trees that are a fun challenge for tree climbers.
Elizabeth Milburn Park in Cedar Park has so many climbable trees everywhere!
Springwoods Park has a walking path that leads to plenty of climbing trees.
Play For All Abilities has some pretty easy to climb trees for the younger kids.
Landa Park in New Braunfels has a huge tree right before you get to the Panther Canyon Nature Trail.
Veterans Memorial Park in the Fern Bluff neighborhood of Round Rock (17813 Park Valley Drive) has a huge climbing tree.
Brightwater Park in the same neighborhood also has an epic tree to climb.
Berry Springs Park in Georgetown has plenty of pecan trees just perfect for climbing.
McKinney Falls State Park has trees along the creek.
Pease Park has climbing trees throughout the park, and little ones next to the nature-inspired play area.
Shipe Park has a big tree, a cool mosaic mural, a playground, and a big open field.
Lott Pocket Park is tiny but there’s a good climbing tree there (and a splash pad too)!