Education

Education Team

The River Authority education team’s mission is to inspire citizens of all ages to take action in their communities toward the stewardship and sustainability of the San Antonio River and its tributaries. The River Authority education team’s mission is to inspire citizens of all ages to take action in their communities toward the stewardship and sustainability of the San Antonio River and its tributaries.

Our team aims to accomplish this mission by utilizing the best environmental education practices and tools necessary for students of all ages to create and carry forward their own innovative environmental best practices. 

Alerts

Gate 5 Trail Closure

The City of San Antonio Department of Public Works is in the process of completing updates on the Nueva St. Dam. Due to crane activity, the east sidewalk of the River Walk Trail from Villita St past E. Nueva St. and the bridge over the dam located just south of Nueva St. will be closed today July 15, 2024, between 7 AM and 4 PM. There is a marked detour route for pedestrians. We apologize for any 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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