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Brackenridge Park

3910 N. St. Mary's St., NO SKYRIDE, San Antonio, TX 78212
210 736 9534
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Ranked #44 of 201 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Parks, Golf Courses, Zoos
Activities: Golfing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Lubbock, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
54 helpful votes 54 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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505 reviews 505 reviews
118 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

There's literally something for just about everyone in or directly around this park. From the Witty Museum to the San Antonio Zoo. It would be easy to spend a few days here and conveniently enough you can actually camp IN the park to do it not that I have, I usually visit the park in the evenings with my lightsaber... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Brack is alway so crowded during Easter. But it is a great time to go if your young and want to party. I enjoy it during the other quieter times.

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