TRAVIS COUNTY and ALL TRAVIS COUNTY PARKS ARE CURRENTLY UNDER A BURN BAN.
Due to increased fire danger NO CHARCOAL OR WOOD FIRES are allowed. Only enclosed propane grills are allowed at this time in parks that allow grilling. "A person violates this order if he/she engages in any activity outdoors, which could allow flames or sparks that could result in a fire unless done in an enclosure designed to protect the spread of fire or orders such activities by others." For more on the Burn Ban, please see here.
East Metropolitan Park is your favorite neighborhood park to come fish, swim and play!
18706 Blake Manor Road
Manor, TX 78653
8:00 am to civil twilight
(Today's civil twilight is 07:48 pm)
Sports Fields Hours
February 16 - November 30
8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sports Fields Rain-Out Number
Activities and Amenities
18-hole disc golf course
Covered basketball court (1)
Extra large shelter* (1)
Fishing pond (2)
Multi-use fields* (2)
Paved multi-use trail
Practice fields (2)
Sand Volleyball (2)
Soccer fields* (4)
Senior baseball fields* (2)
Softball Field (1)
Swimming pool and wading pool area
Youth baseball fields* (4)
* Reservations required
Know Before You Go
Sports Fields Closed Season
Sports fields are closed for rehabilitation from December 1 - February 15.
The Texas Parks Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries Division Neighborhood Fishin' Program (NFP) expanded to the Austin metropolitan area in 2008 with the introduction of Bullfrog Pond in Travis County’s East Metro Park. Due to the tremendous success, in 2015 the program was added to Kingfisher Pond, a 2 acre pond located in East Metro Park.
The general goal of the NFP is to provide fishing opportunities in all Texas urban areas, with an emphasis on youth participation. TPWD has partnered with Travis County parks to provide a quality fishing experience at these ponds. The ponds have excellent bank access and a state-of-the-art fishing pier. The TPWD Inland Fisheries Division provides fisheries management expertise and fish for regular stockings. The fish-stocking plan consists of bi-weekly stockings of channel catfish or rainbow trout. Channel catfish (12 inches) are stocked from April through November (except for during the peak heat during the month of August) and rainbow trout (8-12 inches) December through March. Visitors over 17 years of age must have a valid Texas fishing license.
A valid freshwater fishing license is required to fish Bullfrog and Kingsfisher Pond unless you are exempt. Fishing is by pole and line only and a maximum of two poles per angler. There is no minimum length limit and a 5 fish daily bag limit per angler for channel catfish and rainbow trout.
East Metropolitan Park also includes a swimming pool managed by the YMCA of Austin, who will manage pool operations, provide certified lifeguards, and pool programming, i.e., swimming lessons and physical fitness. The pool typically operates Memorial Day through Labor Day but is currently closed due to impacts of COVID-19. More information about the pool can be obtained at the YMCA website www.austinymca.org.
Shelter reservations are required. The extra large shelter can accommodate up to 100 people.Make a Reservation Request
Sport field reservations are required. Read the reservation information.
The following are prohibited:
- Glass containers
- Ground fires
- Off-leash pets
- Public display of consumption of alcohol
- Tobacco products
For more information, view the Parks Rules and Safety page.
The 273-acre East Metropolitan Park is a multiple-use recreational area with recreational facilities financed with voter-approved park bonds.