This park may not scratch the itch for a strenuous hike, but it comes as close as possible if you’ve only got a few hours to spare.
With options for biking, hiking, camping, and kayaking, Medina River Natural Area offers the most adventure of any park in Bexar County.
The signs will help bikers, runners, and hikers navigate more than 20 miles of mostly single-track trails that wind through the park’s mixed terrain.
City Council on Wednesday was briefed on the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budgets for the City’s parks and recreation, libraries, and municipal court systems.
The revised Brackenridge Park Master Plan, which will go in front of City Council in February, was informed by community input from event-based activities.
The Brackenridge Park Master Plan draft was presented and discussed at several public meetings across San Antonio over the last few months, but some community members fear implementation of the plan will forever change the essence of the city’s largest urban core park.
A heated discussion about the Brackenridge Park Master Plan took place at Ramirez Community Center Wednesday evening during one of the last scheduled public input sessions before the draft goes before City Council for a vote in August.
More than 100 citizens poured into The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Monday afternoon to express concerns about the Brackenridge Park Master Plan during the fourth of six public meetings this summer hosted by the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. Some citizens provided input to help develop the vision for the proposed park plan, but many citizens told master plan designers that the proposed changes aren’t wanted or needed.
Unlike the 505-acre Pearsall Park that will open a skatepark, playground, zip lines, and marathon tracks in the Southwest Side this weekend, most of District 9’s 204-acre park will show off the natural landscape with simple hike and bike trails and impressive views of the Texas Hill Country.
Southside residents can find healthy, fresh produce from Mercados de O’liva, artisan-made crafts, and 150 fruit and nut trees on Saturday, April 16, at Mission Marquee Plaza.