Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, Austin

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Complete with 16 km (10 mi) of paths for foot and cycle traffic, Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail offers a scenic circuit in the heart of the city. The trail loops around lake, which was named for Lady Bird Johnson, the former First Lady, who was dedicated to beautifying the lake and creating a recreation area around it. In addition to crushed granite pavement, the trail has sections of boardwalk. Walk, jog, or bike around, or relax on one of the many benches and enjoy the green scenery. Plan to visit Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Austin attractions using our Austin online journey planner .
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  • Such an awesome place in the middle of a bustling city! There's a trail that encircles the lake. You can bike walk or run this place. You also can rent kayaks to take the waterways! Loved how easy thi...  more »
  • Very busy trail. Watch out for all the bikers and dogs! Great place to take a walk or jog, short or long, along the river.  more »
  • A really beautiful destination so close to the city to cycle to, lay out and take a dip. The water is cold when you get in first but you adjust to it quickly. It’s well worth a dip.  more »

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