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Address: 3910 N. St. Mary's St., NO SKYRIDE, San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone Number: 210 736 9534
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Golfing
Description: You'll never lack for something to do in San Antonio's largest park. Its...
You'll never lack for something to do in San Antonio's largest park. Its grounds contain the San Antonio Zoo, a carousel, skyride, the Japanese Tea Gardens, a golf course, and playground.
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Nice trails!

We have not spent much time in Brackenridge Park recently, but decided to spend an hour walking the trails last Sunday. The City has done quite a bit of improvements in the park... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We have not spent much time in Brackenridge Park recently, but decided to spend an hour walking the trails last Sunday. The City has done quite a bit of improvements in the park. We walked the loop twice. It was very pleasant, and encouraging to see so many families out and about!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
67 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The friends I was staying with were anxious to take me to Brackenridge Park because they wanted us to have a ride on the little train. Unfortunately, although we heard its whistle in the distance, we never saw it - let alone have a ride on it. However, there's a lot to see in the park, including several sculptures, and... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We decided to pack a lunch & have a picnic @ the park. We first rode the train which the kids (6 & 3) loved! After that we went to the Japanese Tea Garden-(see separate review). We then found a shady spot & had our lunch. It was still pretty hot but we enjoyed the scenery. There are lots of... More 

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Humble, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Brackenridge Park is just lovely. I could just sit there for hours and listen to the wind and watch the train go by. Even my young son could not resist its pull and sat by the river just to watch the ducks swim by.

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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This lovely shaded park has everything you need for a great outing, including tables, trash cans, free parking, and convenient restrooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Great place to excersise, to see nature, people, animals, it's a great place and we'll secure by security and clean for the most part, just don't go on July 4th seems people get messy in that time

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Union City, New Jersey, United States
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592 reviews 592 reviews
151 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Awesome park to explore with a date or little ones. We took the miniature train around the park from the zoo and had a great time. The conductor / tour guide was very good and seemed to love his job. Great time for kids and a really unique thing to do. Also right near the tea gardens which are great... More 

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san antonio, Texas, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The park houses the zoo and the train -- both are loads of fun. as is the Japanese garden. there is lots of space for adventure and outdoor games as well.

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San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

My first visit to this Park since I moved to San Antonio just under 3 years ago. I enjoy running and I can see that there are many trails in which you can walk, hike or run. I also love the fact that it is bordering the zoo which allows you to enjoy all of the birds that fly back... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This is a large beautiful park with an area for everyone. We saw couples having a picnic, playgrounds with kids, large family reunions in pavilions, multiple trails and picnic tables. We spent 3 days roaming the park and enjoying the day use areas. There are busy areas and secluded area, manicured areas and ares that were overgrown, they had pavilions... More 

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