Video Series: Kayaking the SASPAMCO Paddling Trail – Part 1

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Paddlers on the SASPAMCO Paddling Trail on the San Antonio River

As part of our commitment to safe, clean, enjoyable creeks and rivers, the San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) offers free park programming throughout our four-county service district in an effort to promote our parks and trails and forge meaningful connections to area creeks and rivers.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the River Authority’s parks and trails have remained open, providing important recreational opportunities along the San Antonio River. Our Recreation and Park Programming staff has produced a video series to provide answers to the most popular recreation questions. The next video on the series features a guided tour of the SASPAMCO Paddling Trail available in English and Spanish!

También ofrecemos el video en español como parte de nuestro esfuerzo para alcanzar a nuestra comunidad hispanohablante.

Kayaking the SASPAMCO Paddling Trail – Part 1

Join us on a guided tour of the SASPAMCO Paddling Trail! This first leg of the tour takes us on a 12-mile journey beginning at River Crossing Park on the San Antonio River ending at the John William Helton-San Antonio River Nature Park. The paddling trip includes a mid-point rest stop at Graytown Park. We’ll share tips on how to enjoy this section of the San Antonio River and what you need to bring to make sure you have a safe and memorable experience. You’ll also learn the origins of this paddling trail’s namesake which were inspired by the history of the area!

Remando el Sendero para Remar SASPAMCO – Primera Parte 

¡Acompáñanos en un recorrido por el Sendero para Remar SASPAMCO! Esta primera parte nos lleva 12 millas río abajo comenzando en el parque River Crossing Park en el Río San Antonio hasta el parque John William Helton-San Antonio River Nature Park. También incluye una parada de descanso en el parque Graytown Park. Compartimos consejos sobre cómo disfrutar de esta sección del Río San Antonio y lo que necesitas traer para que pases una experiencia segura y memorable.  ¡También aprenderás de la inspiración del nombre de este sendero para remar gracias a la historia del área!

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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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