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Worth the stop

Just a short drive, just outside the city; easy to get to. Worth a quick stop for the view and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
William S
Bolingbrook, Illinois
Great for families

Nice view, easy and short walk, family friendly. One of the best places in Austin. Street park is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Thruth W
Seattle, Washington
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Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“highest point” (41 reviews)
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3800 Mt Bonnell Dr, Austin, TX
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Reviewed yesterday

Just a short drive, just outside the city; easy to get to. Worth a quick stop for the view and picture op. Nice some nice history of the area at the top. Will have to walk about 100 stone steps from roadside parking up to...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice view, easy and short walk, family friendly. One of the best places in Austin. Street park is super easy surprisingly. Probably because there's no restrooms around...

Thank Thruth W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've hiked Mount Bonnell at least 3 times in the last few years. There is a LOT of steps up (secret, it's always easier going down). The views at the top make it worth it, from the Austin skyline to fancy homes at the bottom....More

Thank Mara K
Reviewed 6 days ago

a great trip to the place, and fantastic views of Austin. A must for any one visiting for a weekend.

Thank peterfH4424AL
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must go to and see place. You will love it. Google it for direction. Nice place to have a picnic with the family.

Thank RayPatel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the highest point in Austin with overlooking on the river . Very recommended to arrive before sunset.There are many stars but it worth it.

Thank kobiveredt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I come here often to enjoy the great views of the Austin skyline, UT, and the Hill Country. There's a space for picnics and/or moonlight quiet time with someone special. Fair warning: there are stairs to the top and they are a...More

Thank derek1836
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was worth the time to visit what is really more of a hill with a great view of the surrounding area. We walked up the 104 steps from the car but walked back on the Rocky path.

Thank Laurie011859
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped here as we were leaving town, and glad we did. you get a nice view of the skyline in the distance, and of the huge homes along the river (or "lake" as they call it)

1  Thank ekter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quick and low-effort way to get a great view of Austin. You can park along the road and climb up some stone steps to get to the top for great views of the river below, some beautiful houses and the area beyond....More

1  Thank KenL60089
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Andrew L
24 February 2017|
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Response from Tastingtheworldforyou | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have picnic tables & trash cans there in assorted areas but be prepared for a few people passing by & possibly asking for a bite of food!
2 February 2017|
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Response from beachliker | Reviewed this property |
Have been using Uber a lot during my trip here... Sept 2017
Jiangnan S
30 December 2016|
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Response from Merin G | Reviewed this property |
Not long at all, maybe ten or fifteen minutes. It's not really a trail, just a set of steps up to the top from the parking area. It's absolutely worth doing, though, because its the best view in Austin.