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Bamberger Nature Park: Ex-
ercise Loop and Leon Creek
This very small park offers two completely different walking experiences by combining the Exercise
Loop and the Leon Creek Loop. The 0.4-mile paved, flat Exercise Loop provides a warm-up for the
slightly longer Leon Creek trail. The Leon Creek Loop goes through the woods, and sections of it bor-
der the creek. The hike is suitable for families with young children.
Distance: 1.1-mile loop
Approximate hiking time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy due to some paved and most shaded trails
Trail surface: Concrete on Exercise trail; stone and rock on the Leon Creek Loop
Best seasons: Year-round
Other trail users: Joggers, dog walkers, bikers
Canine compatibility: Leashed dogs permitted
Land status: City park; San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department
Fees and permits: None required
Schedule: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily
Maps: No maps available; USGS Helotes
Trail contacts: San Antonio Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio
78283; (210) 207-3000;
Special considerations: No restroom facilities or water are available in the park
Finding the trailhead: From northwest San Antonio, take I-410 west to the Babcock
Road exit. Exit and follow Babcock Road 7 miles north to 12901 Babcock Rd. Turn into
the parking lot. The trailhead is adjacent to the parking lot. DeLorme: Texas Atlas &
Gazetteer: Page 156 E1. GPS: N 29 33.611' / W 98 37.796'
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