Best mountains in Austin

Check out the top mountains in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
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49 local reviews
Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail, Austin
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Pedram
This is a long and multi-tracked trail with many trailheads. There is a small and less traveled trailhead just…
Renee
The Greenbelt can be accessed at Zilker Park. It contains over 20 miles of trails for running, hiking or mount…
Margo
Trailhead starts at the SouthWest end of parking lot at Barton Springs (near Kerr Street)....Great swimming, m…
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
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49 local reviews
Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail, Austin
Pedram
Pedram
This is a long and multi-tracked trail with many trailheads. There is a small and less traveled trailhead just to the side of the back entra…
Renee
Renee
The Greenbelt can be accessed at Zilker Park. It contains over 20 miles of trails for running, hiking or mountain biking. Once in the Greenb…
Margo
Margo
Trailhead starts at the SouthWest end of parking lot at Barton Springs (near Kerr Street)....Great swimming, mountain biking, hiking and roc…
2. Mount Bonnell
2. Mount Bonnell
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212 local reviews
Mount Bonnell, Austin
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Kent
Not a real mountain. But the best view of Austin anywhere. Head up the trail for 7 mins and look out over th…
Eric
Mount Bonnell offers a terrific sunset lookout onto the Colorado River. There are a few short hikes on the mou…
Nathan
You gotta go at least one time. Its a short hike up some steep stairs but the view from the top is about as g…
2. Mount Bonnell
2. Mount Bonnell
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212 local reviews
Mount Bonnell, Austin
Kent
Kent
Not a real mountain. But the best view of Austin anywhere. Head up the trail for 7 mins and look out over the water to the west hills, see…
Eric
Eric
Mount Bonnell offers a terrific sunset lookout onto the Colorado River. There are a few short hikes on the mountain, but you can drive close…
Nathan
Nathan
You gotta go at least one time. Its a short hike up some steep stairs but the view from the top is about as good as you'll get here in "hil…
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt
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86 local reviews
3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
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Lauri
It’s hard to believe something so beautiful is located minutes from downtown, with the Trail Head near Barton …
David
Go when the water is running. The Greenbelt actually starts in Zilker and runs west for 8 miles out past Scul…
Erin
THE place to step away from the city, but still be in it. Miles and miles of trails for hiking & mountain bik…
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt
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86 local reviews
3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-974-6700
Lauri
Lauri
It’s hard to believe something so beautiful is located minutes from downtown, with the Trail Head near Barton Springs Pool. There are mul…
David
David
Go when the water is running. The Greenbelt actually starts in Zilker and runs west for 8 miles out past Sculpture Falls. Mostly easy hike…
Erin
Erin
THE place to step away from the city, but still be in it. Miles and miles of trails for hiking & mountain biking options galore. Tons of e…
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
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14 local reviews
23610 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 512-264-1923
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Elizabeth
This is an amazing state park. For $10 a car, spend the day mountain biking on their extensive trails, rock cl…
Tod & Linda
Canyon & forest preserve along the Pedernales River, frequented by rock climbers & mountain bikers. Entrance i…
Kimberly & Jared
Rock climbing / Mountain biking
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
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14 local reviews
23610 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 512-264-1923
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
This is an amazing state park. For $10 a car, spend the day mountain biking on their extensive trails, rock climbing - some of the best in t…
Tod & Linda
Tod & Linda
Canyon & forest preserve along the Pedernales River, frequented by rock climbers & mountain bikers. Entrance is on the way to Hamilton Pool …
Kimberly & Jared
Kimberly & Jared
Rock climbing / Mountain biking
5. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
5. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
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16 local reviews
12138 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-974-6700
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Ruben
Local Trail North of the Home with Hiking and Mountain Biking Trailers. Great place to take dogs!
Pete
Miles of trails, baseball fields, pool. Great place to mountain bike or walk your dog.
Tasha
One of the best mountain biking parks in the Austin area. Also has playscape, ball fields, public pool, hiking…
5. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
5. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
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16 local reviews
12138 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-974-6700
Ruben
Ruben
Local Trail North of the Home with Hiking and Mountain Biking Trailers. Great place to take dogs!
Pete
Pete
Miles of trails, baseball fields, pool. Great place to mountain bike or walk your dog.
Tasha
Tasha
One of the best mountain biking parks in the Austin area. Also has playscape, ball fields, public pool, hiking trails, and leash free dog ar…
6. Pace Bend Park
6. Pace Bend Park
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9 local reviews
2011 Pace Bend Road North, Spicewood
+1 512-264-1482
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Trish & Eydie
About a mile down the road. Stunning views of Lake Travis, great for picnics, hiking and mountain biking trai…
Lisa
Equestrian, mountain biking and river trails. Boat dock available.
Jackie And Jeff
Pace Bend is about 20 minutes and a great park located on Lake Travis. It is pet Friendly. Pets must be kept …
6. Pace Bend Park
6. Pace Bend Park
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9 local reviews
2011 Pace Bend Road North, Spicewood
+1 512-264-1482
Trish & Eydie
Trish & Eydie
About a mile down the road. Stunning views of Lake Travis, great for picnics, hiking and mountain biking trails.
Lisa
Lisa
Equestrian, mountain biking and river trails. Boat dock available.
Jackie And Jeff
Jackie And Jeff
Pace Bend is about 20 minutes and a great park located on Lake Travis. It is pet Friendly. Pets must be kept on max 6 ft leash. Park Fee i…