Great Hills Park


Park Address

10801 Sierra Oaks
Austin, TX 78759

Park Hours: 5am-10pm

Anyone in the park after hours is subject to a fine.

A Few Simple Rules

No glass
All pets on leash
No motorized vehicles
No Alcohol

Park Amenities
  • 85 Acres in the Bull Creek Watershed
  • 1.7 miles of maintained trails and many more rough trails – get trail information (see a map)
  • A large variety of native plants (see list) (see photos) (iNaturalist)
  • A large variety of wildlife (eBird) (list of common birds) (iNaturalist)
  • Playscape with swings, slides, and climbing equipment
  • Exercise equipment
  • Covered 20 x 30 foot pavilion with picnic tables. The pavilion is free to use on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Two chimney swift towers in the playscape area
  • Bat nesting boxes near the Floral Park trailhead entrance
  • Native plant gardens
  • Trailhead kiosks at each neighborhood entry
  • Directional trail signs along the trails
  • Drinking fountain (tall ones for people and a low one for dogs)
  • NOTE: There are NO RESTROOMS at the park.
Park Map

See an Austin Parks & Recreation department detailed map (updated Fall 2012). Directions to the park.

Park History

Take a look at the Park History to find out how our beloved Great Hills Park came to be what it is today!

Park Committee
  • Chair ~ Marie Laing
  • Secretary ~ Tami Shuey
  • Treasurer ~ Carrie Weikert
  • Trails ~ Bruno Lepore & Rafi Baddour
  • Flag ~ Chris Thompson
  • Event Signs ~ Tom Meserole
  • Gardening Chair ~ David Stalker, Assistant Gardening chair position open
  • Native Plants and Photos ~ Steve Schwartzman
  • It’s My Park Day ~ no chair currently, please contact if interested
  • Kiosk at the Playscape ~ no chair currently, please contact if interested
  • Kiosk at Floral Park ~ Tom Meserole
  • Kiosk at Fox Way ~ Rosalie Russell
  • Kiosk at Taylor Draper ~ Rodney Peschel
  • Kiosk at Colina ~  David Stalker
  • Chimney Swift Towers ~ Tom Meserole
  • Parents’ Group ~ no chair currently, please contact if interested
  • Park Email List ~ Marie Laing/Tami Shuey
  • Webmaster ~ Ralph Marston

contact info:

Parkland Stewardship Program

In partnership with the City of Austin, Austin Parks Foundation and Keep Austin Beautiful, we are proud to be part of the Land Stewardship Program.  Click here to see the Planning Guide. Land Stewardship Guide

Email Group

If you’d like to stay informed about what’s going on at the park please subscribe to the park email list. To subscribe click here: Great Hills Park Group list





Facebook Page

Great Hills Park Neighborhood Association Facebook page.

Park Photo Group On Flickr

See and share photos taken in and around Great Hills Park on our Flickr photo group.

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