Lady Bird Lake
394 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
A must-do, this famous lake is home to a wide variety of outdoors activities. Pro tip: rent a kayak, paddle board, canoe or boat around sunset time to watch 1.5+ Million bats go out from under the South Congress bridge! You may also make a reservation at a bat sightseeing boat which includes a guided tour.
Tips from locals
My favorite place to walk/run around the Colorado River, AKA LBJ Lake, AKA Town Lake. This is my daily meditation walk! Take your earbuds and listen to audio books or music and enjoy the giant oak trees, people and dog watching. Hop in the water on one of the many paddle-board or kayak stops. There…
Within a 5 minute bike or scooter ride you will reach Lady Bird Lake on the Colorado River. Go to soak up the sun, admire the view, bike, skateboard, paddleboard and much more!
A running/biking nature trail in downtown Austin with scenic views. The complete loop is 10 miles, but there are several bridges to shorten the distance. Rent a kayak or SUP to get out on the water!
You can go Kayaking or Paddleboarding on the lake and there is a running trail all the way around it that is awesome! I like the 4 mile loop.
Lady Bird Lake sits right at the base of the city of Austin! a must visit for anyone in the Austin area. With miles and miles of green space to explore, Lady Bird Lake trails receive many visitors every day for the beautiful natural setting right in the heart of the city. The trails offer some of…
This area is home to a scenic hike and bike trail as well as water activities such as stand-up paddleboarding and canoeing.
The trails around the lake are a great place to take a stroll and take in views of downtown.
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