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Scenic trail through lush green parks and peaceful lakes: a great place to bike, hike and run.
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Lady Bird Lake, First Street Bridge at Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I got to experience this park with friends and my husband while visiting Austin. I love anywhere I can see well-behaved dogs playing joyfully off lease. People and bikes and dogs and kids were everywhere. Folks were enjoying the hammocks they tied to the trees....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SharonB2
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love walking a city and it is a bonus when the nature walk runs through the city. I leisurely walked from the Carpenter to downtown in just minutes. It was a chance to breathe in fresh morning air, enjoy the river, see local sites,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike and bike trail is magical. Seriously, I'm jaded as hell but no matter what terrible things may happen in the world, go walk, run or ride the trail for a few miles and your faith in humanity is redeemed. Great energy, beautiful, happy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AustinGreta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have run along Lady Bird Lake numerous times and love the well constructed boardwalk and how it is lit up at night and early morning for safety and amazing reflection off the river!! Such a scenic area for hiking and biking!! Highly recommend for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ashtherunner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice trail along the water. Not much in the water, and not many services along the route, but very pleasant.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CTMans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was quiet... We went early in the morning in March. Took us 2 hours to walk the circuit. Stunning location, loads of birds, and some great photos.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank henrya419
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is good for a pleasant walk while doing other tour stuff. On its own, the walk is not very special.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank baywanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible place for kayaking! It was my first time kayaking and it was so much fun! The employees are nice and friendly. The lake is so big that you need to spend half or most of the day here! The only thing that sucks is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Guide759215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked from the Fairmont to my office and back, about 2.5 miles each way. Walk d the shore trail along the Ladybird Lake. Very calm and peaceful, with fantastic scenery

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Charles B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ran 5 miles each day I was in town and saw most of the trail on both sides of the river. I was excited each morning to get up and explore. We also used it to walk to and from different points of interest. You...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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23 March 2019|
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Response from 734norbertk | Reviewed this property |
There are other bike rentals around the trail and I am sure the hotel staff could arrange a good bike rental place for all of you.
Laura M
9 August 2018|
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Response from honestdave147 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura. The bicycle rental & app was called Pace. We downloaded the apps on both of our phones and were able to rent for as little or as long as you wanted. It was not expensive and would have been a better experience if... More
Quentin R
30 August 2017|
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Response from Beth C | Reviewed this property |
I know the rental place by Barton Springs is cash only, but Texas Rowing Center accepts debit cards. It's located on N. Side of River near austin High School