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Lady Bird Lake Trail

 12 votes

Length

10.5 Miles 16.8 Kilometers


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Elevation

266' 81 m

Ascent

-266' -81 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

468' 143 m

High

432' 132 m

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An iconic, lush, urban trail that delivers an excellent tour of the great city of Austin.

Caleb Joyce

Overview

If you want to see Austin from a path, hit the Lady Bird Lake Trail. This trail takes you through the famous Zilker Park, past the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue, under the bat bridges, and along the new boardwalk, all while surrounded by Austin's beautiful wildlife.
Family Friendly: The boardwalk area is great for a family cruise. This trail passes through many parks for the family to play in.
Dogs: Leashed

Description

The majority of this trail is decomposed granite, with small stretches of paved path. It's fairly wide but can be congested during peak hours. To escape the crowds, you can focus your route east of the Congress Street bridge.

You can start from an infinite amount of spots, but most will start under the Mopac Bridge. The path is a great way to get around to some of Austin's highlights. The trail is flat for the duration, though there are a few rises sprinkled in here and there.

History & Background

Town Lake was renamed in 2007 to honor the United States First Lady Lady Bird Johnson. Many locals still call it "Town Lake Trail."

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Dec 30, 2017
Matt Hage
Great way to see some of Austin, but can get crowded in spots. — 2h 00m
Dec 2, 2017
Ford Hook
Aug 13, 2017
Mark Roberts
Nice trail...but crowded !!! 12.3mi
Jul 17, 2017
Tyler B
10.4mi
Jul 4, 2017
Tom Neville
13mi
Jul 4, 2017
Dave Neville
Roy G and east Lady Bird 12mi
Apr 24, 2017
Joshua Sanchez
14.6mi
Apr 16, 2017
Rohit Mainkar
10.5mi

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  4.1 from 12 votes

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