Best Mountains in Austin

Check out the top Mountains in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt
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211 local reviews
3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-974-6700
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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…
Rachel
7 mile one-way hiking and mountain biking trail that follows Barton Creek running starting at Zilker Park and …
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt
1. Barton Creek Greenbelt
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211 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…
Rachel
Rachel
7 mile one-way hiking and mountain biking trail that follows Barton Creek running starting at Zilker Park and winding south west. Trail is s…
2. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
2. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
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38 local reviews
12138 N Lamar Blvd, Austin
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-974-6700
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Rachel
Maze of off-leash dog hiking trails and mountain biking trails largely undercover of beautiful Texas trees and…
Tasha
One of the best mountain biking parks in the Austin area. Also has playscape, ball fields, public pool, hiking…
Sean Luke
Great spot to go hiking and get some fresh air and exercise. Also if you're into mountain biking this is a gre…
2. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
2. Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
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38 local reviews
12138 N Lamar Blvd, Austin
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 512-974-6700
Rachel
Rachel
Maze of off-leash dog hiking trails and mountain biking trails largely undercover of beautiful Texas trees and foilage. Walnut Creek and Tar…
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…
Sean Luke
Sean Luke
Great spot to go hiking and get some fresh air and exercise. Also if you're into mountain biking this is a great spot.
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
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110 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…
Brian And Meredith
The Greenbelt can be accessed at Zilker Park and a number of other points. It contains over 20 miles of trail…
Dave
Austin's biggest, best hiking trail, which follows Barton Creek. Lots of hidden cliffs, swimming holes, and ev…
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
3. Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail
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110 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…
Brian And Meredith
Brian And Meredith
The Greenbelt can be accessed at Zilker Park and a number of other points. It contains over 20 miles of trails for running, hiking or mount…
Dave
Dave
Austin's biggest, best hiking trail, which follows Barton Creek. Lots of hidden cliffs, swimming holes, and even a waterfall. Rugged terrain…
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
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27 local reviews
23610 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 512-264-1923
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Elizabeth
This is an amazing state park. For $15 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…
Paige
This is my most favorite outdoor spaces in Austin. Rock climbing, river swimming, mountain biking and great hi…
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
4. Milton Reimers Ranch Park
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27 local reviews
23610 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 512-264-1923
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
This is an amazing state park. For $15 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 …
Paige
Paige
This is my most favorite outdoor spaces in Austin. Rock climbing, river swimming, mountain biking and great hiking!
5. Mount Bonnell
5. Mount Bonnell
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367 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…
Alexander
Okay so it’s not a mountain, but it is the highest point in Austin! It’s off of Mopac up near 35th. It has st…
Eric
Mount Bonnell offers a terrific sunset lookout onto the Colorado River. There are a few short hikes on the mou…
5. Mount Bonnell
5. Mount Bonnell
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367 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…
Alexander
Alexander
Okay so it’s not a mountain, but it is the highest point in Austin! It’s off of Mopac up near 35th. It has stunning sunset views behind the…
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…
6. Pace Bend Park
6. Pace Bend Park
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27 local reviews
2011 Pace Bend Rd N, Spicewood
+1 512-264-1482
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Jennifer
Mountain bike, hiking and walking trails abound in this natural wonderland. Enjoy a day or event at the beach …
Trish & Eydie
About a mile down the road. Stunning views of Lake Travis, great for picnics, hiking and mountain biking trai…
William
1 mile away , beach and hiking. ( Mountain bikes allowed) Over 62 y/o free
6. Pace Bend Park
6. Pace Bend Park
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27 local reviews
2011 Pace Bend Rd N, Spicewood
+1 512-264-1482
Jennifer
Jennifer
Mountain bike, hiking and walking trails abound in this natural wonderland. Enjoy a day or event at the beach with free standing bbqs.
Trish & Eydie
Trish & Eydie
About a mile down the road. Stunning views of Lake Travis, great for picnics, hiking and mountain biking trails.
William
William
1 mile away , beach and hiking. ( Mountain bikes allowed) Over 62 y/o free
7. Bicycle Sport Shop
7. Bicycle Sport Shop
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30 local reviews
517 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 512-477-3472
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Brian And Meredith
BSS is a locally owned bike shop that will rent bikes. The service is great and they have a large selection o…
Forrest
Great place to rent bikes. They have a friendly and knowledgeable staff and a wide array of bikes to choose f…
Jiri
Best place to rent mountain bikes to hit the local trails. The Austin area has some of the best mountain bikin…
7. Bicycle Sport Shop
7. Bicycle Sport Shop
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30 local reviews
517 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 512-477-3472
Brian And Meredith
Brian And Meredith
BSS is a locally owned bike shop that will rent bikes. The service is great and they have a large selection of different types of rental bi…
Forrest
Forrest
Great place to rent bikes. They have a friendly and knowledgeable staff and a wide array of bikes to choose from, from road to mountain to …
Jiri
Jiri
Best place to rent mountain bikes to hit the local trails. The Austin area has some of the best mountain biking trails in TX.
8. Barton Creek Greenbelt
8. Barton Creek Greenbelt
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9 local reviews
Barton Creek Greenbelt, Austin
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John
Barton Creek Greenbelt is a beautiful park with a hike and bike trail that goes along Barton Creek starting fr…
Ruki
Amazing hiking (and rock climbing, mountain biking, etc). Can get there by foot from my place. Multiple entr…
8. Barton Creek Greenbelt
8. Barton Creek Greenbelt
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9 local reviews
Barton Creek Greenbelt, Austin
John
John
Barton Creek Greenbelt is a beautiful park with a hike and bike trail that goes along Barton Creek starting from Zilker Park and goes upstre…
Ruki
Ruki
Amazing hiking (and rock climbing, mountain biking, etc). Can get there by foot from my place. Multiple entry points all around the Greenb…