Congress Avenue Bridge
Weather & Viewing Times

Weather & Viewing Times

The Bats at the Congress Avenue Bridge are currently emerging between 7:25 - 8:15 p.m. nightly (Emergence times may vary due to changes in weather conditions).

If you are approached by anyone “fundraising” or collecting donations for protection of the site or the bats, please know that BCI is unaware of any NONPROFITS soliciting money from the crowds at Congress Avenue Bridge.

The physical address for the Congress Avenue Bridge is 919 Congress Avenue, Austin Texas 78701.

Emergence times are updated twice a week.  

If you would like to make a reservation for a bat-watching riverboat cruise, please contact;

  • Lone Star Riverboats    512-327-1388
  • Capital Cruises             512-480-9264

Note: The Austin American-Statesman now charges a minimum of $5 for parking; more for special events.

Weather at Congress Avenue Bridge




Humidity: 78%
Wind: NNE at 7 mph
Partly cloudy
63°F / 86°F
Partly cloudy
67°F / 87°F
Partly cloudy
67°F / 88°F
Partly cloudy
65°F / 88°F



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