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“Simply the best view in town”
Review of Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell
Ranked #8 of 325 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
Austin, Texas, United States
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Simply the best view in town”
Reviewed March 4, 2012

What more can I say. It's a hike to the top but well worth it.

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Destin, Florida
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“Nice view, a little overrated”
Reviewed March 2, 2012

It's pretty much a staircase up a "mountain". The view is alright, but if you are going to go then visit at sunset and bring a picnic. After a bottle of wine and a sunset I'd probably give it four stars.

Visited July 2011
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Hutto, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
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“cool place”
Reviewed February 28, 2012

great place to take out of towners to see a great landscape

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Austin, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
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“You can get a better view from a 14 K peak in the Rockies”
Reviewed February 24, 2012

A bore. You hike up to a view over a maybe 500 foot overlook above a river reservoir. It's sort of a nice hike from my house to get some exercise but Glacier Point in Yosemite, it's not. Many, many years ago before it became popular, it was a nice place to go with your UT girlfriend to enjoy some physical affection in privacy. Today it's only worthwhile if you live in the neighborhood.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What a view!”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

A great view of the river and not anything you might expect. Well worth the climb up the stairs. Would caution visitors who are elderly - have someone with them to assist up the stairs.

Visited February 2012
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