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Commons Ford Ranch

614 Commons Ford Road, Austin, TX 78733
+1 512-474-9692
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Out of the Way, Your Dog Will Find You.

Smallish, nice place for off-leash fun with your pups. No panoramic views. Few towering oaks. But... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
Kirk W
Austin, Texas, United States
Nice little park

Great little park with Prarie land with wild flowers galore and filled with small birds. Also path... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Temple, Texas
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27 Jun 2016
“Out of the Way, Your Dog Will Find You.”
4 Jun 2016
“Nice little park”
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 22:00
614 Commons Ford Road, Austin, TX 78733
+1 512-474-9692
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Smallish, nice place for off-leash fun with your pups. No panoramic views. Few towering oaks. But, pleasant rolling terrain, easy parking, friendly people. It can get crowded.

1  Thank Kirk W
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Great little park with Prarie land with wild flowers galore and filled with small birds. Also path along the river although due to flooding people were using picnic tables while wading in shin high water. Saw a lot of dogs off leash so park may...More

1  Thank dee562015
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This is a nice small park with short trails and access to Lake Austin. Park on the road outside the area fronting the river. Can get a bit crowded and loud on weekends. But otherwise a nice place to escape from the city.

Thank Bstein80
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I love this place - not crowded and so pretty and serene. Part of the park is run by the city and has hours set by the city, the other part, on the lake, is associated with the HOA there and I am not sure...More

Thank RPM1202
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This area is a great place to see the bird migration in spring and fall. The area has been restored to a natural prairie, and in the spring it has beautiful wildflowers blooming. The walking trails are well marked so you can go around the...More

Thank Traveldiive
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Just opened to the public in 2015. Located on Lake Austin it is a perfect place for a short hike or nice birders park.

Thank craydog
Reviewed 15 April 2015

With the restored prairie, pecan groves, riparian zone, canyon and edges, Commons Ford has extremely varied habitats that attract a wide variety of birds. Add that to the ease of getting around and well placed restrooms and you have a location that is nearly perfect...More

1  Thank lauriefoss
Reviewed 24 April 2014

This park is on lake Austin. Free parking. Vollyball net. Dog friendly, bring your cooler and enjoy. There are a few picnic tables, not many, bring your own chair to be safe or a blanket to sit on, some shade exists but not near the...More

2  Thank Jean S
Reviewed 12 January 2014

This park is in our neighborhood. Hence, we are here often. Great place to get out and stretch the legs. It is suppose to be on leash for pets but no one does it. You can get access to Lake Austin for your pets. No...More

3  Thank Me9247
Reviewed 30 November 2012

This is a great park to hike, play and walk your dog. I recently visited for a photo session. There are some old vintage buildings and a barn. The fields are stunning in the fall along with the beautiful colors and big trees.

3  Thank twarpula
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