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Phenomenal View

Beautiful place to visit. Love the view. For people who may have problems going up the steps, park... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LauraR4040
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Austin, Texas
Best Skyline view!

You can see the entire skyline of Austin! From North of the University of Texas, to St. Edwards in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sunny F
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Beautiful park looming almost 800 feet over Austin.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3800 Mt Bonnell Dr, Austin, TX
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful place to visit. Love the view. For people who may have problems going up the steps, park at the north end of the parking lot and you will find a path that takes you around and allows you to get to the peak without...More

Thank LauraR4040
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can see the entire skyline of Austin! From North of the University of Texas, to St. Edwards in South Austin! My favorite thing to do is try to remember all of the building's names!

Thank Sunny F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the time to view Austin from the top of mount bonnel. The vegetation is a little overgrown as mentioned in other reviews, but if you walk the path, there are many spots to stop and see the fantastic views. It is worth the trip.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our short hike to the top of Mt. Bonnell, with an elevation 775 feet above sea level, and beautiful view at the top. There are two ways to go--one like a rocky hiking trail, and the other resembles steps out of native stone....More

Thank Maude N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trees are blocking the view of the river, which is a huge bummer. That is the main reason to be here.

Thank Charlie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short drive, just outside the city; easy to get to. Worth a quick stop for the view and picture op. Nice some nice history of the area at the top. Will have to walk about 100 stone steps from roadside parking up to...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view, easy and short walk, family friendly. One of the best places in Austin. Street park is super easy surprisingly. Probably because there's no restrooms around...

Thank Thruth W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've hiked Mount Bonnell at least 3 times in the last few years. There is a LOT of steps up (secret, it's always easier going down). The views at the top make it worth it, from the Austin skyline to fancy homes at the bottom....More

Thank Mara K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a great trip to the place, and fantastic views of Austin. A must for any one visiting for a weekend.

Thank peterfH4424AL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must go to and see place. You will love it. Google it for direction. Nice place to have a picnic with the family.

Thank RayPatel
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Andrew L
24 February 2017|
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Response from Tastingtheworldforyou | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have picnic tables & trash cans there in assorted areas but be prepared for a few people passing by & possibly asking for a bite of food!
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waterlover5769
2 February 2017|
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Response from beachliker | Reviewed this property |
Have been using Uber a lot during my trip here... Sept 2017
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Jiangnan S
30 December 2016|
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Response from Merin G | Reviewed this property |
Not long at all, maybe ten or fifteen minutes. It's not really a trail, just a set of steps up to the top from the parking area. It's absolutely worth doing, though, because its the best view in Austin.
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