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“lady bird lake”(306 reviews)
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Scenic trail through lush green parks and peaceful lakes: a great place to bike, hike and run.
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Lady Bird Lake, First Street Bridge at Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX 78701
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We thoroughly enjoyed our walk through the trail system - so much to see - much sure and cross over the lake to get both sides.

Thank paula c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I rented a bike and spent the morning on the trails. Great park. Plenty of foliage and pull over spots. You can rent paddle boards and kayaks along the trail.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park and trails are awesome. We walked for hours on these trails. So much to see and do. Great way to enjoy nature, get some exercise and see some of the city.

Thank id_funnyfarm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The heart of Austin itself! The walk circles Ladybird Lake and you can cross at Mopac, Lamar, First St, Congress, IH 35 and Pleasant Vally so your hike/walk can be a 2,4,6,8 or 10 mile walk or anything in between depending on where you cross...More

Thank LJMK1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to relax and get some physical activity. Options for kayaking/paddle-boating are there for a reasonable fee. Can be a bit crowded Saturdays.

Thank Altabeef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I needed to get out and stretch my legs after my flight and car ride to hotel. I walked around downtown and found the trail. I enjoyed the view of the coty and lake from the trail.

Thank Misty H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the walk but we decided to walk the whole thing. We should have turned around at the last bridge. We thought there would be something exciting at the end of the park but it was just an old power plant and baseball fields. Nothing...More

Thank terrieh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hiked alot....7 miles in one day great trails with plenty of scenery! Would recommend to anyone who wants to get their hike, jog, walk on! Lots of places to break off to stop and get a bite to eat.

Thank Rosalinda J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I walked from the Convention Center and grabbed some drinks at the local Hyatt Regency and the Starbucks situated directly above the lake. We rented the canoe and paid $15 for an hour. They made sure we had life vests and oars....More

Thank darcydog2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quiet comfortable path along the river. There is a Cafe that serves food, beer, and wine. Then there is the bats overthe river at dusk. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Thank DavidH16550
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Laura M
August 8, 2018|
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Response from honestdave147 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura. The bicycle rental & app was called Pace. We downloaded the apps on both of our phones and were able to rent for as little or as long as you wanted. It was not expensive and would have been a better experience if... More
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Quentin R
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Beth C | Reviewed this property |
I know the rental place by Barton Springs is cash only, but Texas Rowing Center accepts debit cards. It's located on N. Side of River near austin High School
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Kelsey H
February 5, 2017|
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Response from ponyscenery | Reviewed this property |
We used the free parking on South Pleasant Valley Rd. As you go toward South Lakeshore Blvd. or left from S. Lakeshore Blvd. and on your left.
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