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Park Closures

The San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) is taking additional safety measures to reduce crowds and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) during the July 4th Weekend. Hike and bike trails along the Museum Reach and Mission Reach sections of the San Antonio River Walk as well as the San Pedro Creek Culture Park remain open for recreational use. Mask wearing and social distancing are strongly encouraged while on the trails. The paddling trails along the King William and Mission Reach sections of the San Antonio River Walk also remain open for use with personal paddling equipment. However, from the morning of Friday, July 3 through the morning of Monday, July 6, the River Authority will CLOSE some large gathering areas in its parks along the river and some parks will CLOSE entirely. Following the July 4th weekend, River Authority parks and amenities impacted by this temporary closure will re-open as an outdoor resource for the community to use while still practicing social distancing.

In Bexar County, the temporary closures impact:

  • Confluence Park (310 W. Mitchell St.)
  • Portions of the Mission Reach section of the San Antonio River Walk
    • Pavilion along the river near Roosevelt Park
    • Concepción Portal and adjoining green space near Concepción Park
    • Pavilion along the river between Theo Ave. and Mission Rd.
    • Pavilion at Mission Rd.
    • Pavilion along the river between Mission Rd. and Roosevelt Ave.
    • Pavilion along the river near Padre Park
    • Mission Parkway from SE Military to Villamain, including Espada Park, Acequia Park, and the Acequia Pavilion
    • Pavilion along the river at Camino Coahuilteca near Mission Espada
  • River Crossing Park (6890 South Loop 1604 E.)

In Wilson County, the temporary closures impact:

  • Graytown Park on the San Antonio River (1239 CR 125)
  • John William Helton San Antonio River Nature Park (15662 FM 775)

Be River Proud

Parks & Trails

There is an emerald heart in South Texas that beats to a rhythm of exploration, tranquility and adventure. Your San Antonio River has that pulse, and the San Antonio River Authority is inviting you to discover every facet of this gem’s green spaces, flowing waters and cultural heritage.

Filter by parks and/or paddling trails:

Downtown

San Antonio, Texas 78205

Downtown

San Antonio, Texas 78205

310 W Mitchell St

San Antonio, Texas 78204

North of Downtown

San Antonio, Texas 78216

Beginner Friendly

1.50 miles, 1-2 hours

Beginner Friendly

8.00 miles, 2-8 hours

South of Downtown

San Antonio, Texas 78216

6890 South Loop 1604 E

San Antonio, Texas 78112

1239 CR 125

Elmendorf , Texas 78112

15662 FM 775

Floresville, Texas 78114

Experience Recommended

29.00 miles, 4-12 hours

9284 County Road 401

Stockdale, Texas 78216

Escondido Creek Parkway

Kennedy, Texas 78119

445 South Commercial Street

Goliad, Texas 78216

Experience Recommended

6.60 miles, 2-4 hours