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“Great view, easy to find”
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.
Baytown, Tx
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84 reviews
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“Great view, easy to find”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

I really liked Mount Bonnell. It was easy to find, and cool to drive up those winding roads. We chose the stairs route, but you can also walk up a path. There are picnic tables at the top. Gorgeous view.

Visited July 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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“Mind blowing view”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

The trek up was a little daunting for the kids but once up it was amazing. Watched the sunset and a wedding up at the top. Beautiful place with views of the city that are mind blowing. Go in the evening.

Visited December 2013
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Houston, Texas
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“Pretty sunset”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

It doesn't take that long to reach the top of Mount Bonnell, and it wasn't awfully steep either. It's not really much of a hike at all. Once you reach the top, there's a small "park" with some benches that you can view the sunset from.

Always pretty clean every time I visited, but could be rather crowded.

Visited March 2014
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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Not really a 'mount' or a 'hike' but pretty”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a super short, nearly all vertical "hike" up to the top of the "mount"... but at the top there is a gorgeous, worthwhile view of the lake and the city so it's worth the trip to get awesome pictures. But, just don't expect a real hike if that's your purpose.

Visited July 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Good sunset views”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Nice view of downtown in the distance and the river in the foreground. A small park sits at the top of 106 steps from the parking lot. Worth a 1/2hr stay one evening. Obviously quite popular from the rubbish bins piled high with trash. Could be maintained a little bettr but maybe it wasbecasue we went just after the 4th July weekend..

Visited July 2014
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