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Nice drive to mount millionaire

Mount Bonnell has the best houses in town with the best views - the area is one of the most prized... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Traveleator
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Singapore, Singapore
Beautiful view, quick climb

My friend and I went for a quick afternoon visit and enjoyed it. We timed our climb up the stairs... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rhjordan
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Mount Bonnell has the best houses in town with the best views - the area is one of the most prized zip code in Austin and the drive up there past those houses to the view point is an interesting one - showcasing a different...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went for a quick afternoon visit and enjoyed it. We timed our climb up the stairs and it took us 90 seconds to walk up. We’re in average physical shape. The view was nice! Worth the climb. Four stars instead of...More

Thank rhjordan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mount Bonnell is a must see for anyone visiting Austin for the first time. It's the highest point in Austin and you can see downtown as well as Lake Austin gorgeous homes along the lake

Thank Albert H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Short-walk with a great reward. I have visit Mount Bonnell at least a dozen times. Best time to go is for sunset/ dusk. I proposed to my wife here. it has a great view over lake Austin.

1  Thank Manuel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best views in Austin, TX. There is a short climb to get there, but well worth the effort. A must see for visitors!

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of stairs but found another entrance that was a trail up the mountain. Lots of unpaved trails, wear comfortable shoes. The view is worth the walk.

2  Thank lewisgab
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to be at sunset. Great view of the river and downtown. Easy to reach from the west end 35th. Park and walk up the stars for the view.

Thank SOKepler
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I used to visit Mt. Bonnell everytime we came to Austin from Houston back in the 70's and 80's. But it wasnt until a couple of weeks ago we were in Austin and took the time to visit Mt. Bonnell. Yes the...More

Thank Randy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mt. Bonnell is always one of my favorite places in Austin. I love the fact it doesn't seem like you hike that far up but once you get to the top, it's beautiful! Definitely bring your camera/phone so you can snap some pics. I recommend...More

4  Thank Jck1805
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to, low-level hike up a relativley steep hill. Excellent view of the Austin area. Would highly recommend.

Thank Toby B
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Cristina C
August 9, 2018|
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Response from CarogaMan | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Leash is recommended. I don’t think there are any restrictions for dogs.
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Renee W
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Zainab A | Reviewed this property |
It is not long at all, the hard part is the stairs but u can avoid that by going through the farther entrance . If u decide to take the stairs it might be like 5 to 8 min up.
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Renee W
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
I recommend a flat sidewalk around a park instead; but if you specifically want to make the climb for the views, I would recommend taking a friend to assist you.
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