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“Good 1 hour Acitvity with Great View”
Review of Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell
Ranked #9 of 335 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
Reviewed June 30, 2013

We did pedal boat in the town lake for a few hours in the afternoon and ended the day here at Monut Bonnell. It was a fun and relaxing 1 hour activity for any ages to get a glimpse of Austin and a great view of the town lake. Highly recommended for first time visitors!

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Mount Bonnell is not that big of a deal, but the view you get from there is spectacular. So, I just rated it somewhere in the middle. You see a lot of locals up there, which proves it's something good, but I wouldn't want you going very far out of your way to see it.

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed June 14, 2013

I take all my out-of-town friends here because the views are great. Lake Austin is scenic, and you get a taste of the hills without driving very far from downtown. As I write this, TripAdvisor has images from Mount Bonnell as the images for Town Lake. THIS is where those were really taken (Google image search to double-check in case they finally fix it.)

You can see downtown from the South side of the mountain, but if you want better downtown views, try Auditorium Shores or Zilker Park.

This is a spectacular view of the city and its hills that is not far from downtown. If you like it, consider the 360 Bridge Overlook that is slightly farther out and The Oasis on Lake Travis, which is a bit more of a drive.

Thank SwitzerTexan
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

There are a lot of good spots to view Austin from. This was one of my favorites. The height made it possible to get a nice view of the snaking lake and the area

1  Thank Cangar
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

This is a great spot to watch the sunset. It's a little bit of a climb to get to the top, but nothing that most people couldn't handle. It's fun, romantic and very pretty. Great way to see the natural beauty of Austin.

Thank RPM1202
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