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“Gorgeous views, an Austin Must-Do Activity” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell
Ranked #8 of 314 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Gorgeous views, an Austin Must-Do Activity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2013

Mount Bonnell is one of the places in Austin that make you realize just what a special place you live in, or are visiting. It is a bit of a hike up-hill, so be prepared with good tennis or hiking shoes and a little cardio preparation in the weeks leading up to your hike. You can bring a picnic lunch or snacks if you like, but please discard your refuse responsibly. It does get hot in the mid-day summer, so plan your hot-weather trips in the cooler mornings and you'll be fine.

Visited May 2013
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San Clemente, California
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53 reviews
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“Great Lookout”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2013

Love the views from this lookout. The drive is pretty too. If you go there around lunch time, make sure you also drive to the County Line BBQ. Great BBQ and scenic patio areas to have a drink or eat a meal.

Visited October 2013
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Toronto
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“Nice view”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

Nice lookout, probably the best spot in Austin. Not the Grand Canyon though but considering that the Austin countryside isn't that awesome, this stands out.

Visited November 2013
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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“VIEW!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

Up the stairs - and when you get there the sunset view was beautiful. There are trails to follow along the lake. Was a very nice place to see a sunset. Many people had wine and were sitting on the rocks.

Visited September 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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“Austin Fav”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

This place is definitely worth the trip. Great views of the river and overall beautiful natural scenery. Highly recommend. Awesome place to take pictures and/or go on a short hike.

Visited October 2013
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