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“Great view but, yep, but you have to walk up about 90 steps, no option.”
Review of Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell
Ranked #8 of 319 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
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“Great view but, yep, but you have to walk up about 90 steps, no option.”
Reviewed April 23, 2014

When you get to the top you see a nice view of lake Austin below and the hills of westlake, small area to move around it,one or two cement pic nic tables. Structure to protect from hot sun but small, people just hang out for 15 mon or so and leave. Go for sunrise or sunset. Lock car and hide valuables in trunk, a lot of break ins in the past cause you park on side of road and vanish up the steps. Go only if you are up to lots of steps and bring water, beer, wine allowed ..

Visited March 2014
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“Most Iconic Spot of Austin”
Reviewed April 20, 2014

If you are visiting Austin and if you are not taking pictures here, that's just impossible! This is the most iconic spot in Austin and you just simply can't miss. The view from the top is also good and you will see a lot of million dollar houses around the lake Travis.

Visited May 2013
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“Beautiful view, especially early morning”
Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

106 steps up to a summit overlooking Austin. I huffed and puffed the whole way up (I am a hefty-yet gorgeous- 200+lb woman :-p). It was worth it! No matter your age or size!! GO!!

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Austin, Texas
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“Unbelievably beautiful place to hike!”
Reviewed April 17, 2014

A hidden treasure in Austin. You think Texas is all flat lands, till you see Mount Bonnell! The views of the skyline and the river is a delightful sight to see. Nice hike and make sure to wear comfortable shoes

Visited October 2013
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Austin, Tx
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“A Must See”
Reviewed April 17, 2014

It's 100 steps up and well worth the trek. It has the most amazing views of downtown. They have really updated it over the years, it is more like a park and beautified. Lake Austin is below and it's fund to watch the boats in the summer time. It's a fun place to visit year round.

Visited March 2014
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