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“Great view but nothing much to it” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell
Ranked #9 of 296 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great view but nothing much to it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Great panoramic view of Austin, but a bit dissapointed as a trip, nothing else but the view, we expected a bit more to it, more walking and hiking, but it's just a few ste to the top.

Visited October 2011
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“Great spot for visitors to get a great view of Austin”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Mt Bonnell is a great place to visit during a quick visit to Austin. We just spent one night in town and this was a great side trip. Not only is the view spectacular the houses all around it are pretty impressive as well. The steps are step at the beginning, but my 2 yr old easily climbed all the way up and down. Went to lunch after to County Line BBQ on the lake which was a great combo and very close.

Visited March 2012
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A nice walk, view and photo op”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Mount Bonnell is an Austin classic.
Go for a quick hike, a nice view and a few photos or go sit for a while and watch the sunset.
Do not under any circumstances, leave any valuables in your car. It is unfortunate, but Mt Bonnell has for years been plagued by car break ins.
If you go up the center, you will need to climb a long set of steps. You can instead walk up a less steep trail by going up the North side.

Visited January 2012
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Austin, Texas
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great view, year decent shoes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Definately wear decent shoes for walking up all the steps. Parking is a little nerve wracking. View is nice if you like to see expensive homes.

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Austin, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Spectacular view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This place creates not only spectacular views of Austin, but also a peaceful place to reflect! Very clean and well mantained.

Visited June 2011
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