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“the view from the kayak was perfect”
Review of Town Lake

Town Lake
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Owner description: Visitors can rent canoes or rowboats along this part of Lake Austin that flows five miles through the heart of downtown Austin.
Dallas, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“the view from the kayak was perfect”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

i have been to Austin hundreds of time but never been on town lake and i mean on it! saw Austin like never before. so much had changed for the better and just a great experience.

Visited September 2013
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Love at first sight!”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

First time we visit this place and we felt in love with it. Surrounded by the town hike & bike trail ...beautiful lake that runs through Austin downtown. You will see Kayaks,boats and canoes. Even if you just want to sit and watch is a peaceful place to stay. Canoe rentals available. We regretted for no bring our kayak.

Visited August 2013
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Fort Hood, Texas
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“Serenity in a concrete jungle”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Honestly one of my fav places in Austin. It's great to take in the views of both nature and those running along the path!

Visited July 2013
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Bargersville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Walk it, bike it, paddle it”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Spent half a day kayaking the lake from the city side to Barton Springs. Saw turtles and fish and swans along the way. Great way to beat the heat in Austin.

Visited August 2013
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Round Rock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Rent a kayak”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Multiple places to rent kayaks. I have my own kayak. I took mine and my daughter's family rented near austin high school. The lake is peaceful and scenic. Good way to get some exercise while seeing a part of Austin, that you can't see by car. If you take a right from the high school, you head towards the lake austin dam. Very peaceful and scenic. If you take a left from the high school area launch, it has views of downtown. The Barton creek outflow branch is in this direction. Barton springs is a cool 68 degrees year round, which is refreshing when it hits 100. Anyway, this is a worthwhile adventure.

Visited June 2013
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