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Address: 3800 Mt Bonnell Dr, Austin, TX
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset, Walking
Description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.

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A Do Not Miss in Austin

Beautiful short hike up the stair lined hill to see one of the best views in the city. Be sure to lock your car and take valuables because there have been reports of break ins in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful short hike up the stair lined hill to see one of the best views in the city. Be sure to lock your car and take valuables because there have been reports of break ins in the past.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great views and a short climb that most people can do without issue. This short visit will give visitors a great understanding of the Austin/Hill Country area. Be aware of car break-ins if you leave valuables within sight.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Hill country on west side of Austin is really pretty and worth driving around. Mt Bonnell is all the way up there and offers great views of area. Recommended as part of drive around.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The park is open from sunup to 10pm everyday and it is best to go after dark since there is a great view of the city. Parking is free so get there early in order to get a spot since the park is in a residential area of Austin. Go alone, with a special friend or with the family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

When you arrive, you must climb the staircase, about 99 steps. You won't be sorry the views of the Lake Austin portion of the Colorado River are stunning. There are 2 areas you can walk a bit further, it is a bit rubbed, flip flops are not safe.the skyline of the city of Austin is wonderful. Bring your camera and... More 

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Seguin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Took a girl here on a first date to watch the sunset. Grabbed a blanket and a bottle of wine, had a wonderful time. Got laid that night. Grab you ladies, gentlemen.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Mount Bonnell is a good spot as an overlook of Lake Austin about 2 miles east of the Loop 360 Pennybacker metal bridge. It gives an overlook of the water from about 200 feet above the water. This is not an area easily walked for anyone with any impairment or walking with a cane. The cliff edge is dangerous and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You can take a lot of great pictures & I'm sure it would be a great place to run if you lived there, but for me it's kind of been there, done that. I'll probably go again when my daughter is old enough to enjoy it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The beautiful journey begins when you walk up the "mountain" of stairs through the trees. Once you reach the top, the view of the Colorado River is just beautiful. There are several places to take pictures and also a few picnic tables to enjoy an outdoor lunch. If you walk down a few of the walking trails there are even... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A great hike up to get some exercise and to enjoy a lovely view! But, now that Austin has grown so much the view isn't as wonderful... way too many big houses in the way of all the great scenery. But still worth the effort.

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Additional Information about Mount Bonnell

Address: 3800 Mt Bonnell Dr, Austin, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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