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Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, Austin

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
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. See Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and all Austin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Austin itinerary maker.
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  • Took a nice hour long run on this trail, along the lake. Can get crowded on weekends, but isn't that half the fun? Great people watching, great surface to run on, you can run in a circle by using the ...  read more »
  • Nice hike without sufficient break out points for your special needs. Many shaded areas. As two girls, we always felt safe. Could have benefitted from some water stations. A nice benefit to the city. 
  • I think it's lovely that the City of Austin has created this trail along the banks of the reservoir adjacent to downtown. I walked about a mile of it, and it was a pleasant respite from the heat. I kn...  read more »
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