Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, Austin

4.8
#1 of 88 in Trails in Texas
Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
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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  • Great. Busy and a bit treacherous at times here and there on a bike, but worth the trouble. 1o miles of interesting terrain and views.  more »
  • Austin’s downtown lake is a true gem that should be enjoyed by all. There are long and short options and the terrain is suitable for casual or energetic people. The views are amazing and hard to...  more »

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