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Mount Bonnell, Austin

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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Enjoy views of the city and Colorado River from the top of Mount Bonnell, considered the highest point in Austin. Named for George Bonnell, who served as commissioner of Indian Affairs of the Texas Republic, the mountain became a tourist attraction shortly after settlers began to build the city of Austin 335 m (1,100 ft) below. Park at the base and hike up. At the top, enjoy a picnic on the shaded viewing deck with benches that face the water. Plan to visit Mount Bonnell during your Austin vacation using our convenient Austin vacation generator.
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  • This has an awesome view! Gets abit crowded during the weekends. Just be careful of the heat in the middle of summer! 
  • Beautiful views of the city and surrounding area. A great drive to the top. Short trails with a view are enjoyable. Parking is simple but the climb to the top is moderately difficult, albeit with stai...  read more »
  • Lovely place with an awesome view of Colorado river and beautiful houses on the river side,must visit this place for sure 
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