Explore all Bastrop has to offer.

Willow Riverside is located in the heart of Bastrop, which means our guests have easy access to their very own Bastrop adventure. Truly a unique place, we want our guests to experience it all. Take a look below at some of our favorite things to do and get ready to make some memories!

Useful Info

  • An hour east of Austin.
  • Walkable streets with lots of historical structures.
  • Keep an eye out for our painted utility boxes. Unexpected works of art!
  • Weekends you will find local artist playing at restaurants.
  • Stand up paddle boarding trips start right across the street from your room.
  • Most activities within walking distance of your room.

Willow Riverside Lodging

Enjoy all the Texas southeast has to offer with the perfect accommodations.  Whether you need one room or a suite Willow Riverside Retreat is the perfect place for your corporate, couple, single or family stay in beautiful Bastrop, Texas.

Outdoor Activities


Fisherman's Park

When staying at Riverside, you don’t have to go far to catch a break in a beautiful outdoor setting. Make a quick trip across the street to Fisherman’s Park to stroll along the river, rent a canoe or kayak, or take the family to the kiddie splash pad and playground.

The Lost Pines

Bastrop is home to the famous loblolly pine trees, or “Lost Pines.” These trees are unique to the Texas Lost Pines Forest and are thought to have originated during the Ice Age! Explore this piece of natural history at Bastrop State Park.

Golf Adventure

Bastrop’s stunning natural environment creates a perfect backdrop for a round of golf. With a range of unique golf courses like the award-winning Wolfdancer golf course, ColoVista Golf Club and Pine Forest Golf Club, you’re in for a one-of-a-kind experience. 

Family Friendly Activities


Zip Line Zip Lost Pines

Feel the wind in your hair as you soar through the treetops at Zip Lost Pines. Zip Lost Pines is a zip line tour that is open to the public year-round! Featuring Texas's only 6 side-by-side ziplines and 3 suspension bridges, soar above the lost pines, across steep canyons and over the mighty "Texas" Colorado River.

See a Live Performance

The Bastrop Opera House presents a a variety of live theater, dinner theatre, musicals and plays. Award winning shows play throughout the year. It's the perfect family experience or date night outing. See the current calendar of shows and events and buy your tickets for the Bastrop Opera House.

Bastrop Sugar Shack

Visit to the Sugar Shack. This vintage candy shop allows patrons a chance to shop for the candies they enjoyed as a child. Satisfy any sweet tooth with old-fashioned candies, pops, desserts, fudge, floats, Blue Bell Ice Cream, and so much more. Enjoy tons of colorful gifts and candies at this one-of-a-kind store.

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