Map of bike paths / walking paths in the San Antonio area

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Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, Texas

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BIKE PATHS / WALKING PATHS

Apache Creek Trail

Leon Creek Greenway Trail

Medina River Greenway Trail

Salado Creek Greenway Trail North

Salado Creek Greenway Trail South

San Antonio River Walk

San Pedro Creek Trail

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San Antonio is located in the southcentral portion of the State of Texas. The city is famous for it rich history, The Alamo and its Spanish Colonial Missions, Tex-Mex cuisine, the River Walk and the nearby recreational opportunities.

San Antonio has several expansive recreational trail systems for bike rides, walking and exploring the city and the natural environment. You can wander through downtown and see many of the local attractions along the San Antonio River Trail, ride along through natural areas around the city on the Leon Creek Greenway Trail, the Salado Creek Greenway Trail or the Salado Creek Greenway Trail North.

San Antonio River Walk

The San Antonio River Walk is a system of paved trails that extend for over 12 miles through the Historic Downtown San Antonio area and south through the Mission Reach area that takes you by the four historic Spanish missions and through several parks along the river. The trail wanders through the lively downtown area past museums, shops, open air plazas and numerous cafes. It also goes near several major attractions such as The Alamo, The San Antonio Museum of Art and La Villita Historic Arts Center.

Heading south of downtown, the San Antonio River Walk wanders along the wide natural stretches by the river of the Mission Reach area. The Mission Reach Ecosystem and Recreation Project extends for 8 miles along the river, include several parks, boating areas and includes the four Spanish Missions.

Visit our map page for the San Antonio River Walk

Salado Creek Greenway Trails

Salado Creek is located in the northeast side of San Antonio. There are two separate systems of paved and unpaved trails located along the creek, Salado Creek Greenway North and Salado Creek Greenway South.

Salado Creek Greenway North has a 14-mile long paved pathway that extends from Huebner Road in the north to James Park on Holbrook Road in the south. The route goes through the Salado Creek Greenway and past several parks, including Phil Hardberger Park, Walker Ranch Park, McAllister Park, Lady Bird Johnson Community Park and James Park. There are other dirt trails that parallel the main paved pathway as well.

Salado Creek Parkway South has an 8-mile long paved pathway that extends from Jack White Park, just north of Interstate 35 to South Side Lions Park East on Roland Road on the south end. Along its rout the trail goes by several parks and other destinations, including: Jack White Park, Salado Creek Greenway, Pietz Country Park, Willow Springs Golf Course, Wheatley Heights Sports Complex, Martin Luther King Park, J Street Park, Covington Park, Comanche Park and the Lions Park Lake at South Side Lions Park East.

Leon Creek Greenway Trail

The Leon Creek Greenway is a 13.5-mile long paved trail on the northwest side of San Antonio. The trail was constructed along the natural area along the creek. As your walk or ride along the trail you will see limestone bluffs, meadows of wildflowers, thick cottonwood stands and the wildlife of the area.

The Leon Creek Greenway Trail extends from the interchange of Highway 1604 and Interstate 10 on the north almost to Interstate 410 on the south. The north end of the Leon Creek Greenway Trail is located just east of the University of Texas San Antonio. Its route goes away from roads and through several parks, including: Leon Creek Greenway Park, Fox Park, Bamberger Nature Park, Schnabel Park and past the Alamo Golf Club. Along the way, there are multiple access paths into the nearby residential and business areas. The south end of the trail is located just west of Ingram Park Mall off of Ingram Road at the VIA Metropolitan Transit Center.

Read more about the Leon Creek Greenway

Medina River Greenway Trail

The Medina River Greenway Trail is a 7-mile long paved and natural surfaced trail that wanders through the Medina River Natural Area south of San Antonio. The trail connects to other dirt trails in the area. This area is located adjacent to of Highway 16 at 4.2 miles south of Interstate 410. This trail allows you to experience the natural beauty of South Texas without having to drive very far from the city. You will wander through a forest of Cypress, Oak and Pecan trees, pass by the Medina River and possibly see some local wildlife. There are some switch backs along the trail in the steeper sections. This is a great place to bring the kids for an educational and healthy outdoor experience.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails for bike riding, walking and running in San Antonio, Texas.


Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Texas

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Texas.