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Take a fresh turn around Austin’s Lady Bird Lake Boardwalk

Staff Writer
Austin 360
Maxim Bleeker takes a walk in the fog on the boardwalk at Lady Bird Lake in early December. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

You can pick your own route on the boardwalk around Lady Bird Lake. The only way to get lost is in your thoughts. But if you want an authentic Austin journey, look along the boardwalk railings for the 36 bronze belts embellished with song lyrics from Texas musicians. Many of the melodies perfectly match the essence of the boardwalk, which opened in 2014. The belts, a permanent public art project, make the perfect guideposts to capture the culture of Austin.

And it’s a great place to take out-of-town visitors ….

Read more about the character and who and what you might see on the Boardwalk in a story on our premium website, MyStatesman.com.