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Lady Bird Lake Trail

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Lady Bird Lake, Old West Austin, Austin, TX 78746, United States
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    The Austin Grand Prix
    "well-kept trail around Lady Bird Lake is an Austin favorite."(5 Tips)
    Lauren S.
    "Third Saturday of the Month come under the mopac bridge for a FREE"(4 Tips)
    Social N.
    "north side of the lake near the Lamar street bridge"(3 Tips)
    Greatist
    "Stevie Ray Vaughn memorial"(2 Tips)
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  • Julia O.

    This is where I take long depression walks. Just kidding but no I'm serious. I notice there's often this one Indian guy (presumably Indian) wearing a head wrap sitting on a bench.

    Julia Outerspace · June 22
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  • Michelle A.

    Gorgeous trail

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  • Olivia C.

    Love to jog on the trails. My weekend treat! 😎

    Olivia Colunga · May 31
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  • Becky R.

    Running, scenic views

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  • Mark D.

    One of my favorite exercise trails....just gorgeous!

    Mark Dilworth · April 17
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  • Stephanie A.

    It's such a great place to go for a run. The view is beautiful and there's a lot of people running with their dogs so bring yours! 😁

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  • Liz H.

    Best hike and bike trail with beautiful views and don't forget a piece of bread for the ducks!

    Liz Hall · April 9
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  • Jenn M.

    Great place to walk and watch the rowing teams.

    Jenn M · March 30
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  • Kira M.

    Check out kayaks for rent in the area on GetMyBoat! Read more

    Kira Maixner · March 14
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  • Austin, Texas

    10 miles of trails border Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin and serve as a social hub for runners, walkers and cyclists. A Memorial at Auditorium Shores honors the late bluesman Stevie Ray Vaughan. Read more

    Austin, Texas · March 13
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  • Seth D.

    The kayaking on this lake is easy going and fun.

    Seth Dean · March 5
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  • The Tastes that Make the City

    The 10-mile running trail is the best nature trail in Austin, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Austin. Read more

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  • Greatist

    Highlights include: Stevie Ray Vaughn memorial, the interesting graffiti on the railroad bridge, the pedestrian bridge, & Zilker Park. Read more

    Greatist · September 26, 2014
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  • Holly C.

    I love the new boardwalk. I can't wait for ACL! We will have a straight ride there!

    Holly Crabtree · August 9, 2014
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  • Evan G.

    Great trail to run. Earlier is better.

    Evan Gainder · August 9, 2014
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  • Profile P.

    Best time to visit is early in the morning when it's not too hot out. Sun up is ideal. Have fun!

    Profile Portraits · February 11, 2014
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  • Social News Network

    If you like running, this is the place to go in ATX. It's close to downtown, easily accessible, & the skyline views are priceless. Visit the water-side trail for a taste of the outdoors in a big city.

    Social News Network · November 25, 2013
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  • USA TODAY

    This 10-mile trail of easy-riding crushed granite loops around Lady Bird Lake right in the center of Austin. It also passes by Barton Springs, the natural pool where you can cool off post-ride. Read more

    USA TODAY · July 24, 2013
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  • Lisa

    Park under the bridge at Stratford and mopac. Watch out for pot holes though.

    Lisa · June 28, 2013
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  • Chadwin B.

    Best running spot ever!

    Chadwin Barley · May 21, 2013
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  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

    An energetic walk on the Lady Bird Lake Trail is the following step of your Perfect Day in Austin: take in the atmosphere of Austin's best loved park is perfect to work up your brunch appetite. Read more

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  • mitscoots

    Run as hard as you can but take a second to enjoy a walk across the pedestrian bridge. It. Is. Zen.

    mitscoots · April 2, 2013
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  • Marion Sanchez

    I run in the mornings around 7:30 am, if you go before, it is still pretty dark.

    Marion Sanchez · March 31, 2013
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  • KIND Snacks

    Better be fueling up right after that run, friend. Spot the KIND jeep around town during SXSW for an all-natural, non-GMO KIND bar!

    KIND Snacks · March 7, 2013
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  • Social N.

    A perfect running trail for all levels of runners. This 10 mile loop is mostly flat with scenic views of downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake.

    Social News Network · March 5, 2013
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  • Alex L.

    If your dog takes a shit on the trail, please pick it up.

    Alex Lepoutre · January 25, 2013
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  • Mike Z.

    Don't Instagram while running. Your pictures come out blurry.

    Mike Z · January 23, 2013
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  • Greg H.

    Any day of the week this is a great place for a bike ride, jog, or stroll to clear your mind. Enjoy!

    Greg Hartle · January 17, 2013
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  • Xiomara T.

    If you're visiting Austin & like to take long walks with a gorgeous view..I recommend this trail.

    Xiomara T. · January 3, 2013
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  • Stomper B.

    This is one bad ass park

    Stomper Bigradio · November 27, 2012
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  • Kristi C.

    Control your dogs!! I love our four legged friends, but I have seen 3 people flat out face plant in 3 weeks due to other people's dogs. People and dogs are getting hurt!

    Kristi Carter · November 3, 2012
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  • Dave G.

    Here's a tip: You're not the only one on the trail. Please stay to the right.

    Dave G · October 16, 2012
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  • Evolution D.

    The trail is open during ACL!

    Evolution Diet · October 12, 2012
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  • Augustine V.

    Dear Girl w/ way too much makeup on, leave that stuff at home.

    Augustine Verrengia · October 8, 2012
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  • Lynne

    Get out of the bikers' and runners' way if you're just going on a stroll. Austin has a lot of fit people. If you're too slow, you'll incur their Texan wrath.

    Lynne · September 19, 2012
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  • mitscoots

    Our favorite place to run in Austin. Its a place that puts the soul at rest.

    mitscoots · August 13, 2012
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  • Social N.

    The most beautiful run of your life! The scenery is gorgeous, the running trail is long, and you can bring your dog! There's parking all over the place too, so convenient!

    Social News Network · June 30, 2012
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  • Social N.

    Park on the north side of the lake near the Lamar street bridge, next to the new footbridge. The loops are really easy to understand, and make sure to hydrate.

    Social News Network · June 29, 2012
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  • Social N.

    Great workout for the outdoorsy spirit within all of us. Make sure you know what you're getting yourself into. You don't want to end up running 10 miles instead of the 3 you planned on!

    Social News Network · June 17, 2012
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  • Social N.

    Water coolers provided courtesy of Run-Tex. Summer time great social scene full of runners, dogs, and lake goers.

    Social News Network · June 14, 2012
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  • Reserve123.com

    In the summer, you will want to run as early as possible to avoid the heat. The evenings do not cool off much before it gets dark.

    Reserve123.com · June 11, 2012
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  • Steve G.

    Trails are made for spandex. Wear some!

    Steve Gorman · May 14, 2012
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  • Drew W.

    Hula hooping near mopac bridge!

    Drew Wells · May 12, 2012
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  • American B.

    Try the American Built Clothing 5 bridge 5k challenge. Start under the I35 bridge and head west till the Lamar bridge and double back.

    American Built Clothing · April 19, 2012
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  • Henry B.

    Stay on the right side. Cyclists can use the lance Armstrong trail for a little... Less congestion.

    Henry Brown · April 17, 2012
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  • Ivy M.

    Do: wear sunscreen! At least on your face/neck.... I always forget and end up with a lovely sunglasses tan on my face.

    Ivy M. · April 17, 2012
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  • Evolution D.

    Please keep your four-legged friends on a tight leash. Wandering critters cause accidents!

    Evolution Diet · April 2, 2012
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  • Austin 360

    Lady Bird Lake Trail is a 10-mile loop in the heart of the city. Mile 0 starts at Auditorium Shores, crosses over Interstate 35 into East Austin and loops back around toward the MoPac Bridge.

    Austin 360 · March 15, 2012
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  • John B.

    The running trail along Lady Bird Lake is gorgeous and a perfect way to squeeze in some exercise amidst the beers, BBQ and tacos.

    John Barbarian · March 6, 2012
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  • Ashley F.

    Time to get my run on!

    Ashley Fleet · January 31, 2012
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