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“get away from downtown austin”
Review of Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell
Ranked #8 of 329 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
Reviewed November 25, 2013

if you'd like to enjoy one of the best views in austin, make time to visit mt. bonnell. you'll be glad you did. don't forget your camera!

Thank navalaviation
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Park near the stairs, then walk to the trailhead. It's easier to walk up the trail and down the stairs than the other way around. The walk takes only 5 minutes. Not suitable for anyone with ambulatory problems.

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Reviewed November 12, 2013

This is a great little place to stop, take your time and enjoy the view. You really don't feel like you are in Austin. You get a great view of the entire city so I say sit back and take it all in. The only downside was that I didnt get to witness a sunset due to the amount of cloud cover. I would for sure like to go back and photograph it. If you are in the area stop by I dont think you would be disappointed.

Thank EpicGuy12
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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.

Thank GeorgiaJane1
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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.

Thank hardydesk
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