10 Best San Antonio Parks offer gorgeous landscapes, fiesta fun and outdoor excitement!
People visiting San Antonio for the first time often expect nothing more than a sea of cacti, barren desert and a few armadillos if you’re lucky. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, San Antonio is an extraordinarily green city with thousands of acres of nature preserves. San Antonio’s parks are not only beautifully lush and diverse but are some of the best attractions in the city.
Certainly you can stick to the typical tourist activities and visit the amazing water park at SeaWorld, a fun way to stay cool on a hot summer day or the Hemisfair Park located in downtown San Antonio, a must see for anyone traveling... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "The walking trail is secluded among a large expense of forest and feels like your own private retreat!"
- Type: Aquariums, Attractions, Gardens, Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities, Parks
- Neighborhood: Downtown
Local Expert Tip: "As Brackenridge Park also extends into the Japanese Tea Garden, San Antonio Zoo and the Sunken Garden Theatre, not to mention its proximity to the family-oriented Witte Museum, it's the ideal place for a day trip!"
Local Expert Tip: "Take the trails off the beaten path and you'll undoubtedly run into a plethora of deer!"
- Type: Architecture, Art Museums, Attractions, Family Friendly, Museums, Outdoor Activities
- Neighborhood: Downtown
Local Expert Tip: "If you're in the mood for an adventure, take the trolley bus from downtown to the park and then continue on to San Antonio's arts district, Southtown, to see all the great places that San Antonio has to offer. "
Local Expert Tip: "Want to ride around the park but don't have a bike with you? Good news -- you can find one of San Antonio's newest B-Cycle bike sharing stations near the Mission."
Local Expert Tip: "One of the few parks in San Antonio with a great hill, perfect for a cardio workout!"
Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to join the 'behind the scenes' tour!"
Local Expert Tip: "Woodlawn is a favorite park for an outdoor walk or jog as it has a 1.3 mile walking trail the goes around the lake. "
- Type: Active, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Parks, Recreational Facilities, Relaxing, Water
- Neighborhood: Southtown
Local Expert Tip: "South Side Lions Park is an excellent place to go fishing!"
Local Expert Tip: "This park is also a popular hot spot for skaters!"
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