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“Worth the climb”
Review of Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell
Ranked #9 of 332 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
Reviewed October 6, 2012

The view of Austin from the top of Mount Bonnell was worth each of the 105 steps. Of course this was early October. The view would have been worth it in July, but I don't think I would have survived the climb! There was a path with a gradual grade that can been taken for those with children and/or strollers or with difficulty in navigating steps.

Thank DeborahBroyles
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

Many western cities have parks that help to define their city. We had hoped Mt. Bonnell would be similar because it is so prominently mentioned in many travel sites. Alas, it was like many urban parks with litter, graphiti and poorly maintained facilities. It has a great view and is well worth the visit but the people of Austin should show more pride in this park.

Thank Mustangkid
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Wonderful view. Can be a difficult, steep, rocky climb. Not a lot of space to wander around or things to do at the top.

Thank SunniK
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

Beutiful views of the city of Austin, the river, and the Austin greenbelt. Great place to take a date for a romantic sunset.

Thank Fuzzycop
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

I've been visiting here since before High School and it's a great place for sunsets, and to get perspective on Austin. A good place to see the downtown area too.

1  Thank Bruce R
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