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This huge bat colony really is pretty cool, but the evening we went to go see them they apparently had decided to sleep in. It was nearly pitch dark by the time they finally emerged and while you could see some movement, you really couldn’t...More
Come at sundown. I recommend to stand at the observation area on the south side under the bridge. The bats come out all together and fly in waves for about 45 min. We also saw it from the bridge but it was better from under...More
We were wandering on a beautiful afternoon and settled by the Congress Ave Bat bridge around 5pm and chilled on the hike and bike path choosing a good seat. Sunset was listed as 7. We could hear the chittering of bats, it's been warm so...More
Who knew Austin had a bat colony?!? A fun way to spend the evening but be prepared. The bats come out when they feel like it. So be prepared to wait and wait and wait until they are ready. No not! If it is windy...More
Great place to take a walk. Loved walking across and under the bridge. Lots of bikers and walkers/runners. Definitely check it out. Unfortunately the bats never came out the night we attempted to see them.
People show up in droves to see the bats fly at dusk in August and September. It’s been so hot lately that the bats were around the first weekend of October. We were on a boat under Congress bridge when we saw them fly off....More