Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, Austin

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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 walk around the lake. Didn't realize how far we were walking when we visited. A LOT of homeless in some areas related to an ordinance change.  more »
  • Partially shaded, pleasant hike around the lake. Great surface packed gravel/dirt for most of it, sidewalk for part. We parked on S. Pleasant Valley, went thorugh Festival Beach Park, crossed at I-35....  more »

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