Eisenhower Park: Hillview,
Red Oak, and Cedar Flats
The Hillview and Cedar Flats Trails have been combined into a counterclockwise loop. This provides a
range of hiking from easy to moderate through some of the most scenic sections of the 320-acre park.
Cedar Flats Trail is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Distance: 3.1-mile loop
Approximate hiking time: 2.5 hours
Difficulty: Moderate due to some limestone outcrops on Hillview Trail
Trail surface: Hillview is crushed gravel and rock. Cedar Flats is asphalt.
Best seasons: Year-round
Other trail users: Dog walkers, joggers
Canine compatibility: Leashed dogs permitted
Land status: San Antonio natural area park; San Antonio Parks and Recreation Depart-
Fees and permits: None required
Schedule: 6:00 a.m. to sunset daily; closed Christmas and New Year's Day
Maps: Available at www.sannaturalareas.org; USGS Castle Hills
Trail contacts: Friedrich Wilderness Park, 21395 Milsa Rd., San Antonio 78256; (210)
564-6400. Note: Friedrich is headquarters for natural areas.
Special considerations: No in-line skates, scooters, or bicycles are allowed. Restrooms
and water are at the trailhead.
Finding the trailhead: From downtown, take I-10 west to Loop 1604 East (Anderson
Loop). Stay on Loop 1604 for 1.5 miles, then take the exit for FM 1535, Shavano Park
& Military Highway. Turn left onto Northwest Military Highway and follow it for 1.6