Colorado River in Austin and some of the best places to enjoy various activities around this river in Austin City in Texas, USA

Colorado river crossed through various parts of Austin City of Texas and offers great views. There are some very interesting hikes around the river which offer great views of the river, activities in water and around the shores. Many trails around the river also offer great birding opportunities and not to miss that the downtown Austin looks great with it's highrise building reflecting in the water of Colorado river.

Colorado river crossed through various parts of Austin City of Texas and offers great views. There are some very interesting hikes around the river which offer great views of the river, activities in water and around the shores. Many trails around the river also offer great birding opportunities and not to miss that the downtown Austin looks great with it's highrise building reflecting in the water of Colorado river. 

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Above photograph shows evening view of Austin Downtown with  it's highrise buildings reflecting in the water during blue hour. This part of the water body is also known as Lady Bird Lake. 


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The Colorado River is an approximately 862 miles long river in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the 18th longest river in the United States and the longest river with both its source and its mouth within Texas. Its drainage basin and some of its usually dry tributaries extend into New Mexico. It flows generally southeast from Dawson County through Ballinger, Marble Falls, Austin, Bastrop, Smithville, La Grange, Columbus, Wharton, and Bay City, before emptying into the Gulf of Mexico at Matagorda Bay.



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Above photograph is taken from from walk from Congress Bridge to Zilkar Park in Austin. One crossed through various bridges over this beautiful water body overlooking Austin Downtown. 

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Let's talk about some of the main places in Austin to enjoy brilliant views and activities around Colorado river :  1. Mount Bunell   2. Boating on the river  3. Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike  4. Auditorium Shores  5. Red Bud Isle  6. Lamar Pedestrian Bridge  7. Mount Bunell  8. Setive Ray Vaugan Statute    9. Kayaking around Lady Bird Lake    Related Blogpost - Harry Ransom Center, Austin - Humanities Research Center inside University of Texas with oldest surviving camera photograph

Let's talk about some of the main places in Austin to enjoy brilliant views and activities around Colorado river :

1. Mount Bunell 

2. Boating on the river

3. Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike

4. Auditorium Shores

5. Red Bud Isle

6. Lamar Pedestrian Bridge

7. Mount Bunell

8. Setive Ray Vaugan Statute 

9. Kayaking around Lady Bird Lake



Above photograph shows a small bridge near Zilker Park of Austin. The Colorado River, which means 'red' or 'reddish' river in Spanish. The European discoverer found these two neighbouring rivers called the present Colorado River the Brazos de Dios, and called the present Brazos the Colorado River.     Related Blogpost - Barton Springs Pool - A beautiful recreational outdoor swimming pool with natural spring water around Zilker Park, Austin


Above photograph shows a small bridge near Zilker Park of Austin. The Colorado River, which means 'red' or 'reddish' river in Spanish. The European discoverer found these two neighbouring rivers called the present Colorado River the Brazos de Dios, and called the present Brazos the Colorado River. 


The Colorado river is an important source of water for farming, cities, and electrical power production. Major man-made reservoirs on the river include Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, Lake Travis, Lake Austin, and Lady Bird Lake in Austin. Collectively, these lakes are known as the Highland Lakes. In addition to power plants operating on each of the major lakes, waters of the Colorado are used for cooling the South Texas Nuclear Project near Bay City.    Related Blogpost - Best Walking Trail in Austin, Texas - A Beautiful walking-trail along the Colorado River, from Congress Bridge to Zilkar Park in Austin

The Colorado river is an important source of water for farming, cities, and electrical power production. Major man-made reservoirs on the river include Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, Lake Travis, Lake Austin, and Lady Bird Lake in Austin. Collectively, these lakes are known as the Highland Lakes. In addition to power plants operating on each of the major lakes, waters of the Colorado are used for cooling the South Texas Nuclear Project near Bay City.


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Above photograph is clicked around Mount Bunnell, which is showcasing a couple enjoying the panoramic views of Colorado River with huge mansions around the shores. If you ask me, Mount Bunnell hike is one of the best ways to enjoy Colorado river and appreciate how big this river it.     Related Blogpost - South Congress ( SOCO ) - The Wonderful Shopping District of Austin with Exceptional Vibe, Great Restaurants/Pubs, Live-music in New Mexico, USA


Above photograph is clicked around Mount Bunnell, which is showcasing a couple enjoying the panoramic views of Colorado River with huge mansions around the shores. If you ask me, Mount Bunnell hike is one of the best ways to enjoy Colorado river and appreciate how big this river it. 


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During my visit to Austin, I crossed Colorado river multiple times at different parts of the city. That made me compile this post. Please share your feedback/questions through comments section below.   Related Blogpost - Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue - One of the popular tourist attractions around Lady Bird Lake in Austin City of New Mexico, USA


During my visit to Austin, I crossed Colorado river multiple times at different parts of the city. That made me compile this post. Please share your feedback/questions through comments section below. 


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