BEPI Park may be the tiniest park in Austin, but it has the biggest heart, with a charming origin. local neighbors had a vision to turn an ordinary traffic island into Austin’s hidden gem.
Located at the Baylor, Enfield, and Parkway Intersection, BEPI Park has been charming locals and tourists with it’s fun events and creative use of public space.
Continue reading to see the just how BEPI Park was created, and why it’s Austin’s favorite tiny park.
When three roads connect, the city planning office usually places a simple (boring) traffic island in order to properly direct traffic. However, Austin is NOT BORING!
When BEPI Park’s founder pitched the idea to turn the slab of concrete into a park, the City of Austin loved the idea. What’s weirder than a park smaller than an 18-Wheeler?
After many meetings with the city, and hours of elbow grease, BEPI Park officially became Austin’s smallest park.
BEPI Park’s grand opening went off without a hitch! In June of 2017, local Austinites and Austin news stations rejoiced around the tiny park, complete with an official ribbon cutting ceremony.
Since the official grand opening of Austin’s smallest park, BEPI Park has hosted many fun events. From Halloween, to Octoberfest, and even a special visit from Santa! Check out our gallery to see all of the fun events!