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Address: 3800 Mt Bonnell Dr, Austin, TX
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Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.

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An Austin Landmark

If you come to Austin, you must stop and see this beautiful view of the Colorado River! You can either climb all the steps, or park a bit further back and walk up the slope.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you come to Austin, you must stop and see this beautiful view of the Colorado River! You can either climb all the steps, or park a bit further back and walk up the slope.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spectacular views. A nice walk. Dogs love it. Not bad even on a hot day as lots of trees and a breeze.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my sons and grandchildren for a little fresh air and views. It is rocky and steep in areas but we all (6 to 67) made it fine! Really nice views of Austin Lake and downtown Austin. Lots of small trails to walk back down to the parking area.

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Thank Banshee694
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fun time there. The view is really beautiful and anyone visiting Austin should not miss this. This is a place that is good for couples as well as family with kids.

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Thank Lubna A
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a rainy day and we had little time. We decided to skip the hike and took stairs instead. It did not take us long to reach the top. The place attracts lots of visitors. The view from top is magnificent. Lake had decent amount of water. Overall good place for family outing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mount Bonnell is just GORGEOUS! It is great for hiking, runs, ventures with your honey, or going solo or with your dog. The views of the Colorado river and the Austin skyline are out of this world, not to mention the multi-million dollar homes which line the river.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike/climb is quite quick and easy, and the payoff is incredible! Lovely views in every direction.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view of the lake and the city. It's a very easy climb up a long flight of stairs. Well worth it!

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Powderly, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Bonnell is the highest point in Austin and offers great views of the city on clear days. It's worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A popular place to climb up and overlook the Colorado river and the the houses that line it. Into the distance looking towards Silicon Valley and the bridge into downtown Austin.

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