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San Antonio - Outdoors

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Ranked #1 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Historic Sites; Missions; National Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Trails; Outdoors
Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
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Ranked #2 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
A wide range of plants from Texas and around the world spread out over 33 acres.
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Ranked #3 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Scenic river winds through the town of San Antonio.
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$20* and up
Ranked #4 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Geologic Formations; Outdoors
Owner description: Come on down (way down) at the largest underground attraction in Texas! Daily guided tours allow guests to explore large... more » Owner description: Come on down (way down) at the largest underground attraction in Texas! Daily guided tours allow guests to explore large underground chambers and see huge formations. The largest room is bigger than a football field. Above ground, discover rocks, minerals, and rough-cut gems at the Natural Bridge Mining Company Sluice. The Canopy Challenge will test your agility on over 40 different obstacles while you are on our 4 story, 60 foot high Adventure Course. Then you can fly across the scenic Texas Hill Country on our zip-lines! (Canopy Challenge is open daily but weather dependent.) « less
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$59* and up
Ranked #5 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Gardens; Theaters; Outdoors
Owner description: Originally a rock quarry, part of the tea garden came from a donation by George W. Brackenridge and another section from Emma... more » Owner description: Originally a rock quarry, part of the tea garden came from a donation by George W. Brackenridge and another section from Emma Koehler. In 1915 Ray Lambert, city parks commissioner, thought it would make a nice location for a lily pond. Ultimately, it grew to become a tea garden. The latest renovations began in 2007 and cost about $1.6 million, compared with the $7,000 Lambert originally spent to open the park. It is a Registered Texas Historic Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places. « less
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Ranked #6 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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$59* and up
Ranked #7 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Golf Courses; Parks; Zoos; Outdoors
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,... 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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Ranked #8 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
An 865-acre park with hiking trails, camping sites and a lake for fishing.
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Ranked #9 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Owner description: Welcome to Mitchell Lake Audubon Center. From hiking our seven miles of trails to relaxing on our porch watching hummingbirds... more » Owner description: Welcome to Mitchell Lake Audubon Center. From hiking our seven miles of trails to relaxing on our porch watching hummingbirds and pollinators in our native gardens to world class birding in our various habitats, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center has something to help everyone experience our amazing natural home. Discover classes, events, free family programs, & citizen science projects on our website. « less
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Ranked #11 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #12 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: State Parks; Outdoors
This park just outside San Antonio is a little more than 8,600 acres.
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$53* and up
Ranked #13 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Playgrounds; Parks; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Built for the 1968 HemisFair in honor of the city's 250th anniversary, this delightful park is a local favorite, particularly... more » Owner description: Built for the 1968 HemisFair in honor of the city's 250th anniversary, this delightful park is a local favorite, particularly the water gardens and the kid-designed wood and sand playground, which includes a castle and space tunnel. The highlight is the looming 750-foot tall Tower of the Americas, offering a terrific view of the city. « less
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Ranked #14 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
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Ranked #15 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: San Pedro Springs Park is the second oldest in the nation and oldest in San Antonio. Since there is a natural water source in... more » Owner description: San Pedro Springs Park is the second oldest in the nation and oldest in San Antonio. Since there is a natural water source in the park, it is said to be the reason why settlers were drawn to the area. It also includes the San Pedro Playhouse, a library, and tennis courts. « less
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Ranked #16 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #17 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
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Ranked #18 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
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Ranked #19 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: CHRISpark is designed as a place of beauty, contemplation, and joy. This one-acre public park features a rhythmic layout of... more » Owner description: CHRISpark is designed as a place of beauty, contemplation, and joy. This one-acre public park features a rhythmic layout of lush foliage, inviting walkways, areas of repose, sites of play, and encounters with contemporary art. Designed by Jon Ahearns of King's Creek Landscape Architecture and consulting landscape architect Rosa Finsley, CHRISpark features lush and Xeriscape friendly plants which are suited to the South Texas climate. Dedicated and maintained by the Linda Pace Foundation, the park celebrates the life of Chris Goldsbury, the son of Linda Pace who founded the Linda Pace Foundation. The park captures exquisite examples of nature's beauty and artistic moments. Respected artist Teresita Fernandez conceived several visual experiences which commemorate the potential of everyday occurrences. « less
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Ranked #20 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #21 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
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Ranked #22 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 23 Outdoors in San Antonio
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Free downtown park in San Antonio that includes turrets, tunnels, and a multi-colored playground for kids.
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