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Brackenridge Park

Open Now: 05:00 - 23:00
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“san antonio zoo”(21 reviews)
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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3700 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, TX 78212
+1 210-207-7275
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All reviews train ride san antonio zoo feed the ducks plenty of picnic tables small train japanese tea gardens hiking trails nice walking trails great place for a picnic spring and fall large trees bike share shaded areas beautiful scenery whole family all ages a lot of fun
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice, large park to bring the family to walk around and relax. There is a small train that you can ride as well. Weekday was better and the weekend get's pretty full, almost too many people.

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Brackenridge was probably our most frequented park while we lived in San Antonio for four years. It's adjacent to the zoo and the train ride that goes through and around it is cheap and a great ride. There are several play areas, lots of shade,...More

Thank Scarlett M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We love the train ride around the park and then walking around all the trails. It's a large area where you can picnic with the whole family or walk the nature trails. If you want to feed the ducks remember NEVER FEED THEM BREAD. That...More

Thank Stefanie G
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Visited here early in the morning, well before the zoo opened. There were quite a few water birds hanging around the stream. A lot of various domestic ducks. But also quite a few black-bellied whistling ducks. There are also lots of black vultures hanging around!...More

Thank Candace S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Be sure to check out the amusement park located here. It is very inexpensive and lots of fun for the small children, with lots of kids rides. Go early in the year for horse rides. You can book a birthday party here for little money...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The trails were great for my son and I. I took our jogging stroller and had no issues. It wasn’t very busy but there was enough traffic that I felt safe walking alone with my son. There are so many ducks to look at! The...More

Thank Sabrina L
Reviewed 10 August 2018

It is heartbreaking. A nice place to walk through, but FULL of unfortunate souls. Let us say a prayer for all of them.

1  Thank Gracie V
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Growing up, this was the place my family took me to as a treat. The park is still there, and even more beautiful and much more accessible. The old children's train still runs, and there is a great parking garage. Big trees with picnic tables,...More

1  Thank djfluth
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We visited this park 50 years ago as children and now, in 2018. The park is even more beautiful than before. Plan a picnic and enjoy the natural beauty and shade of the park! You can go next door and ride the train, visit the...More

2  Thank martylutz
Reviewed 27 May 2018

love the old fashioned train ride the goes thru the zoo. super fun with little ones. lots of animals to see at zoo . or, just hang out and barbeque in the park , pits are on site near the water ...feed the ducks hike...More

1  Thank heraskimmy
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Brenda M
1 March 2018|
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Response from atr2b1218 | Reviewed this property |
The trip advisor will not let me send a link lookup Full map of Brackenridge Park in San Antonio, Texas:
17 March 2016|
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Response from disin_11 | Reviewed this property |
Type in "San Antonio Zoo" for more information. The zoo opens at 9 a.m. The weather is warm there so going early is an advantage. It is a lovely zoo and a great train ride through the park. Your family will love... More
22 June 2015|
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Response from JK_SATX | Reviewed this property |
There are fees for the attractions.