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Watch the Sunrise at Highway Scenic Overlook

Austin, Texas

Description

Added by Erin Newman-Mitchell

A great view of the Austin skyline framed between the hills of the Texas Hill Country

This spot is located right off of the North Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) on the west side of Austin. It faces east and is perfect for catching the sunrise over the city or just overall chillin'. It provides easy and accessible parking. It's a popular spot for sunset and sunrise. There are limited parking spots, however I have never seen it completely full. 

It is handicap- and child-friendly. Dogs are allowed, however it is to be noted that this pull-off is RIGHT next to an extremely busy highway, so they are strongly suggested to be leashed. 

This is a great overlook and highly recommended!

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Features

Chillin
Photography
Yoga
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

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