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Mount Bonnell

780 ft above sea level rises Mount Bonnell, the highest point in Austin.

From Downtown take Loop-1 and turn into W 35th Street. Then take Mount Bonnell Rd.
Mount Bonnell is located west of Austin and you will enjoy a great view over Lake Austin, the Colorado River, and the city.

Mount Bonnell was named after George W. Bonnell who was a journalist and soldier in the 19th century. He published in 1840 the first Austin Texas Sentinel.

View from Mount Bonnell on the Colorado River
View from Mount Bonnell on the Colorado River



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