Cedar Park is perfectly located on the northwestern side of Austin. This gateway to the Hill Country is only 17 miles from the heart of Downtown, while offering parks, lakes and wide open spaces for a serene and beautiful setting. All the conveniences of a major metropolitan area, but remote enough to provide the relaxed lifestyle suited to a family oriented community. These features place Cedar Park as one of Family Circle Magazines' Top 10 Places to Raise a Family.
Next to Austin's Technology Corridor, Cedar Park's location is so desirable it is now the second fastest growing city in all of Texas. Add a highly educated and skilled labor force, plus top rated schools, makes Cedar Park a great place to launch a business too.
Hop on the Austin Steam Train at the Cedar Park Depot. Ride the Hill Country Flyer on a 2 hour journey through the Hill Country. This historic train ride will be fun for the whole family.
In spring, the Hill Country comes alive as the Texas wildflowers are in full bloom, painting the hillsides with color. Cedar Park's many lakes and parks offer a grand view of this spectacular seasonal event. A favorite scenic drive runs from Cedar Park to Marble Falls on Lake LBJ to Burnet. Beautiful anytime of year, but spectacular in the spring.
Opened to the public in 2003, Brushy Creek Lake Park is a 90-acre park that offers many wonderful activities and natural opportunities. Hiking, biking and nature trails; pavilions and picnic areas, canoe/kayak launch; fishing pier; and a wildlife observation area top the list. The 38-acre lake that was constructed in 1965 allows fishing, non-motorized boating and wildlife observation.
Community assets with a school district rated as exemplary, a family-oriented atmosphere, and a low crime rate have made Cedar Park one of the best places to live in the country.