Zilker Neighborhood Association
Austin, Texas 78704

Zilker Metropolitan Park Vision Plan

This page is dedicated to following the process and development of a master plan for Zilker Metropolitan Park, termed the "Zilker Metropolitan Park Vision Plan" by the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD). You can also visit the City's Vision Plan webpage for additional information. Contact Robin Rather, ZNA Vice-President of ZNA Parks and Environment, for further information on the involvement of ZNA in the planning process.

The results of Community Survey #5 are now available.

Documents from ZNA Posted for Comment

ZNA’s in-depth analysis and feedback (1st document listed below) to the City’s three possible concepts for the park is posted for community review and dialog. It has not beeeAn earlier version. We welcome your insights and feedback. Send any comments or questions on the following to the ZNA Zilker Parks Committee.

a This is a updated draft response to the 02 Feb 2022 "3 Concepts" Comparison by the City of Austin. It has not yet been sent, but the earlier 31 Mar 2022 version was sent to the City staff and City Council.
b This is a response to the 07 Jan 2022 letter by Zilker Park Collective, a group of vendors/organizations that operate businesses/activities in Zilker Park.
c On March 23, 2022, Austin Neighborhoods Council, representing over 80 neighborhoods in every quadrant of Austin, unanimously voted to endorse this Rewilding Plan and submitted a resolution to City Council.

Community Surveys

Community Meetings

Related Zilker Park Planning & Development Documents

a The Zilker Park Collective is a group of vendors/organizations that operate businesses/activities in Zilker Park.
Design Workshop is the planning/design company selected by the City to prepare the Zilker Park Vision Plan.

b The Zilker Park Working Group (ZPWG) was a group of stakeholders formed as a result of the plan to use the Stratford Drive/Bulter Landfill area for ACL staging and parking. The stakeholders included vendors/organizations that operate businesses/activities in Zilker Park as well as those that simply visit and use Zilker Park as a park. More information on this stakeholders group can be found here.

Related Zilker Park Planning & Development Links

Note: The links above may contain additional relevant documents, especially the link to the proposed ACL Staging Area/Parking project which has considerable information on Butler Landfill.

Professional Services Agreement

On August 27, 2020, the City of Austin City Council authorized negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with Design Workshop, Inc. (staff recommendation) or one of the other qualified responders for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP295A, to provide master planning services for the Zilker Metropolitan Park Master Plan Reissue in an amount not to exceed $600,000. The City of Austin was able to execute a professional services agreement with Design Workshop.