Zilker Botanical Garden is located in Austin, Texas. It covers 30 acres on the south bank of the Colorado River near downtown Austin. For this reason, it is often called, "the jewel in the heart of Austin." There are many lovely gardens here, including a rose garden, herb garden, Japanese garden, Pioneer garden, and children's garden. Visitors will enjoy roaming around, seeing streams, waterfalls, and koi-filled ponds.
The gardens are open daily from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Cost of admission is $2.00 per adult and $1.00 per child.