Bastrop, Texas, and is easily reached from Austin and the surrounding towns via Texas Highways 71 and 95. It is 40 miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas, and much closer than Lake Travis to the growing suburbs of East and South Austin.

Bastrop is also a clean, safe, family-friendly alternative to the crowded summer hotspots such as San Marcos and Lake Travis.

In all, the area surrounding Austin has a population of almost 2 million people, almost all of whom would enjoy our attraction.