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Address: 3800 Mt Bonnell Dr, Austin, TX
05:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 22:00

Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.

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Wear good walking shoes, and maybe a picnic .... loves the view and the stone picnic tables.. the flights up to the viewing are your only real hurdle.... worth the trip .. take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wear good walking shoes, and maybe a picnic .... loves the view and the stone picnic tables.. the flights up to the viewing are your only real hurdle.... worth the trip .. take senile drive back into Austin beautiful and wonderful homes...

Thank Jena H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like to walk, hike and see beautiful views, this is a must for you! We found a place to park right away (on a week day) climbed up a flight of stairs (straight up it seemed like!) to beautiful views. It wasn't crowded when we were there. Went up and down different trails, great exercise! There are tables... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The views were okay. Nice view of the city and the river. Too bad people littered some areas. It was just a flight of stairs to the top. A nice stop to check out while in Austin.

Thank Mighty2Mighty
Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only 8-10 miles outside of downtown, Mount Bonnell is a great stop for anyone. There is a decent amount of parking and you could park at the bottom of the stairs or all the way to the *right or north* end of the lot is a gentle slope to access the view points. There are 3 or 4 picnic tables... More 

1 Thank KelliCompton
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At 785 ft. above sea level, Mount Bonnell isn't much of a mountain. But, it offers a great vantage point right inside Austin for views (and photos) of downtown Austin to the East, The Colorado River, and the expensive houses that line the river. There are 2 ways to the summit: a series of 102 stone steps (w/handrail) or a... More 

1 Thank capitollover
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must-do for all visitors. Great views of downtown and the river and 360 bridge and it's only a short walk up stairs or a slope to reach the top.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views at sunset although youll there with lots of other people. It can also be a little chilly depemding on the time of year so bring a jacket.

1 Thank Maxwell L
Chewelah, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this local landmark of Austin! It is a must see for all tourists. Make sure to pack a lunch and drinks to hasve a picnic up top!!

1 Thank ReynettaDeVeau
Farmington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I showed up prepared for a hike...but this is really just a walk up a few flights of stairs. Once you are at the top, you can also walk down some of the paths to access different views. The views of Austin and the massive houses by the river are beautiful at the top of Mount Bonnell.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there a few times. It is a great spot to see awesome view. You can basically see the entire city on one side and very interesting river view on the other side. I loved it. I miss it.

1 Thank FloraRooker

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