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Brackenridge Park

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Address: 3700 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone Number: 210-207-7275
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5:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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So many options!

With a zoo,a Japanese tea garden,hiking trails,a train ride and museums there are so many options to spend a day together with family and friends that no one will be bored... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
ARodriguezP
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a zoo,a Japanese tea garden,hiking trails,a train ride and museums there are so many options to spend a day together with family and friends that no one will be bored! Obviously week days will be less busy and in my opinion more enjoyable than weekends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the park is almost as old as SA and still the best. thousands of sanantonians go there frequently 'cause of all the amenities and the atmosphere --it's good for BBQs, picnics, biking, hiking, romantic strolls or just to sit and read by many of the old trees, plus the famous SA zoo is adjacent to park (and the SA river... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is very big and peaceful! You can take a long walk all around the park or can have a train show you around. It is a great place to spend time with the family and it has several places to picnic. This place is very green and you can enjoy watching the river.

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Thank Luis C
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place! It is a nice quiet retreat that is welcoming. The older trees give an ambience of it not being located in the city. My favorite area is by the Witte Museum because of the ducks, squirrels and other active wildlife.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

san antonio great treasure the zoo,biking,train ride,walking,hiking picnics or cook out what ever great natural views one with nature they had a concert venue some of the best concerts of chinese gardens and some close by restaurants and bars take your dog for a walk awsome!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Beautiful park with great photography opportunities! A nice miniature train ride through the park is a nice memory making moment for the family.

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Thank Lisa B
Rio Grande City, Texas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We took our toddler to take a ride on the train and she loved it . We also loved it, the area is beautiful with lots of things to do and many picnic areas.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Even my husband enjoyed himself. Just one of those places you have to see! Better when it is cooler though.

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vero
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Mostly shaded (thank goodness) running loop was about all we used in the park. It was paved but a bit rough in areas. Water fountains and port-a-potties available. There was a children-size train running through it, which other people were enjoying and it is on the river (although I didnt see that part). Seems well-maintained and used.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Brackenridge Park is a favorite of locals. As the description states, there's a ton of things to do there, although the description is wrong-there has not been a skyride at the park in over a decade.

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