Deep Eddy Beach - Historical Marker
Deep Eddy Resort, named for a deep hole in the Colorado River’s bed that caused an eddy to form, was built in 1902 and included campsites, picnic areas, rental cottages, and a cable ride into the river. Today, Deep Eddy pool is a popular recreation area maintained by the City of Austin. It is the oldest swimming pool in the state and still is home to a bathhouse built by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression.
Backstory and Context