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In celebration of Juneteenth, San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) joins the community to reflect on the significant strides toward freedom and equality, epitomized by the archaeological discovery at San

We’re back with Part 2 of Staying Safe on the San Antonio River. We explored kayaking safety tips in part one, and now it’s time to examine things from a

Adventure awaits along the San Antonio River! Whether you plan on kayaking, canoeing, or paddle boarding for an entire day or an hour, the San Antonio River Authority (River Authority)

“In the end, we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.” — Baba Dioum Teaching

The “My River POV” series provides readers the opportunity to learn about the unique insight and experiences of the San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) staff and their connection to

The San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) Board of Directors and River Authority staff extend their deepest gratitude to retiring board member Alicia Cowley for her dedication and commitment to

On Friday, May 17th, the San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) kicked off a first-of-its-kind conservation effort aimed at restoring the health and

Happy Wednesday, River Authority blog readers! If you’ve been following news about the San Antonio River over the past few months, you may have heard of a resident fish species

In celebration of Earth Month, a time for raising awareness of conservation and preservation of our environment, the San Antonio River Authority, San Antonio River Foundation (River Foundation), and dedicated

Hello San Antonio River supporters—let’s go for a bike ride! Biking is a “wheelie” great way to get out and enjoy nature. The San Antonio River Authority has various bike


Riverfront Parkway – Acequia Lift Station

Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23, Riverfront Parkway is partially closed. Expect delays in traffic due to construction work. We apologize for any inconvenience.

San Pedro Creek: Rains from the Heavens

The Rains from the Heavens water wall at San Pedro Creek will be shut off due to maintenance Tuesday, June 18th. There will also be some road closures that day, so please be mindful if you are in this area. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Acequia Trail Notice

The Acequia trail will have heavy traffic near MROC starting May 22nd until further notice. The SAWS Acequia project will be bringing in crews to work on the lift station site and across the street. There will have flaggers to stop traffic, please use caution. 

SASPAMCO Paddling Trail

The SASPAMCO paddling trail is open from River Crossing Park to Helton Nature Park.
*Please Note: Paddling Trail from Helton Nature Park to HWY 97 is still closed due to blockages. 

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