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Town Lake

Interstate 35, Mopac Bridge, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-974-6700
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Visitors can rent canoes or rowboats along this part of Lake Austin that flows five miles through the heart of downtown Austin.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lady bird lake” (55 reviews)
“beautiful lake” (11 reviews)
“paddle boarding” (13 reviews)
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Interstate 35, Mopac Bridge, Austin, TX 78704
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"lady bird lake"
in 55 reviews
"beautiful lake"
in 11 reviews
"paddle boarding"
in 13 reviews
"austin high school"
in 6 reviews
"both sides"
in 12 reviews
"the congress"
in 20 reviews
"downtown austin"
in 21 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 5 reviews
"rent a kayak"
in 6 reviews
"hike and bike trail"
in 10 reviews
"dog park"
in 5 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 5 reviews
"barton springs"
in 10 reviews
"mount bonnell"
in 5 reviews
"canoeing"
in 17 reviews
"bridge"
in 52 reviews
"exercise"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked down during my free time, while on a business trip. Nice diversion. I suggest taking a nice walk around the lake, if you have time. It's an easy walk. Wish I had time to take a kayak out. Maybe next time.

Thank J-from-Marysville
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Town lake has an excellent walking trail around it's shores, which is an excellent location for some exercise, especially for travellers/tourists, where you can loosen up, and take in the excellent vista of downtown. Glad we did the circumnavigating walk.

Thank Brian F
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This place is amazing to get rid of the stress, amazing view of the lake and wonderful environment to walk and breath. if you love nature and don't miss this place.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Upper 60s in early March. No one else on Austin’s beautiful intown lake. 4 couples with wonderful food and conversation. You just can’t beat it. This is what makes Austin so special.

Thank Sandy K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Have been multiple times to walk, run, spend time with friends, go kayaking. definitely recommend. many out of town guests have gone as well. close to multiple restaurants also to go afterwards.

Thank H8680XJ
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

One of my favorite places to go on weekends or take guests. There are trails that circle around Ladybird Lake that are family and pet friendly-- dirt path, even trail. Watersports are available such as stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, and canoeing. A great place...More

Thank travelcurrent
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had a wonderful time here, two friends doing kayaking and enjoying the pleasantry of the lake.Its dividing the City.Excellent and must visit while in Austin.

Thank Abu T
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Austin's Town Lake is a great spot for water sports, great food and great company. Such a relaxed atmosphere everywhere, with everyone there just for fun.

Thank Well_travelled_imp
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I love Austin!, I love going to town lake especially during the evenings. Going kayaking and Barton spring is right there. A group of friends and I went kayaking (super cheap) and we went all the way to the bridge around lamar and jumped off...More

Thank LarryKWhite
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Austin Texas great strides maintaining and improving Town Lake and it's many trails. How many bridges and walkways, one can do a little or a lot of walking / hiking / running if desired. Great for people watching too and usually very safe. But one...More

Thank Gwalden11
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krellm08
11 July 2017|
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Response from Anna M | Reviewed this property |
For swimming, definitely check out Barton Springs or Deep Eddy. I know paddleboarding is popular on Town Lake, and you can find rentals for paddleboards and kayaks.
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Nina D
12 February 2016|
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Response from dl621 | Reviewed this property |
Parking - Lots of it! Just depends on where you are staying or arriving along the 10 mile hike & bike trail around the lake. If east of IH-35, we suggest you Google the Austin Hostel and park near the lake on the south side... More
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Jeanne H
24 June 2015|
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Response from mrsmercado2002 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend the Hyatt on Town Lake. It is a nice place to stay. And yes, there are great fireworks!!
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