Red Bud Isle will reopen to the public on November 22, 2019 at noon. Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) made the decision after City scientists did not find any visible signs of floating blue-green algae mats in the vicinity of Red Bud Isle.
This summer has been a hot one, and it looks like the beginning of fall is no different. Due to the rise in water temperature from the heat, a harmful algal bloom has affected the popular, central swimming holes for your dogs. We put together a list of safe, pet-friendly swimming holes in the Austin and surrounding areas.Read now