Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, Austin

4.8
#1 of 100 in Trails in Texas
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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  • This is a lovely walk along each side of what to most of us would appear to be a river that runs through the heart of Austin. The pathway connects to various neighborhoods and other charming...  more »
  • We were blessed with a warm day, so we walked at least a mile along the river, where we saw cranes and turtles sunning themselves, and folks out on the river, all while the traffic sat above us and...  more »

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