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Brackenridge Park: Wilder-
ness and Wildlife Trails
Combine portions of the Wilderness and Wildlife Trails to see the best Brackenridge offers. Nearly half
the hike parallels the San Antonio River, allowing short out-and-backs to explore the river's edge. The
trails are mostly shaded, paved, and flat, making them wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Distance: 1.4-mile clockwise loop
Approximate hiking time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy due to paved, shaded trails
Trail surface: Concrete, asphalt
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: Maps available on the Internet at; USGS San Antonio
Trail contacts: San Antonio Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio
78283; (210) 207-3000;
Special considerations: Swimming in the San Antonio River is not allowed
Finding the trailhead: From downtown, take Broadway Street north to East Mulberry
Avenue; turn left (west) at East Mulberry and proceed a few blocks to Avenue B. At Av-
enue B, turn right and follow to the parking area. The trailhead is adjacent to the parking
area. DeLorme: Texas Atlas & Gazetteer: Page 159 A8. GPS: N 29 27.501' / W 98
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