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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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A short walk for some great views

Mount Bonnell is far from being a mountain and it can be conquered in less than 110 steps from the parking lot. The best views are obtained by heading to the right once you get to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 928 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mount Bonnell is far from being a mountain and it can be conquered in less than 110 steps from the parking lot. The best views are obtained by heading to the right once you get to the top (looking up the Colorado River and many of the enormous homes which dot its banks) and to the left where you'll get... More 

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Allen, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like the outdoors but want to do something that's a short distance, try this wonderful little hike. You can take the stairs up and then trek down or the other way around...trek up and take the stairs down...whichever suits your fancy. It's pretty good for traveling with young ones and elders alike...but unfortunately, it doesn't have handicap access.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After 2 years of living in Austin, I finally made it to Mount Bonnell. What beautiful views and easy to access. A nice nature spot in Austin.

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Oxford, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This park had great views. However, it was a relatively small area. Really wouldn't need more than 30 minutes to see the park. Had a bit of graffiti that needs to be removed. Overall just ok.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Offers mesmerizing view of the lake Austin from the top! You also get to see the huge estates that have their own private access to the lake and their yachts parked in their private bays

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pretty scenery. Went at dusk and watched the sunset on Austin City. Easy to walk up either by 100 steps in middle or to the right a graduated climb. Lots of people come, so very safe. Pretty neighborhood. Highly recommended.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me first acknowledge that it has a nice view of the lake and Pennybacker Bridge. Beyond that, I really don't understand the throngs of people who jam the road in/out with traffic or risk their lives for an "OK" scenic view. The views are better and safer along Capital of Texas Highway at Pennybacker itself. Safety issues in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park with pretty great views. Had a a great time with the kids, especially on the short hiking trails around the park. Parking was a little difficult but not impossible. Definitely a must in the Austin area

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's about 1000 steps to the top, but worth it for the views and a helluva spot for a picnic lunch ;)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view of the city of Austin from its highest peak. Walk up 106 stairs and walk down a winding dirt road back to the parking. Then drive around and see the nice houses in the neighborhood.

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