Hike Main Loop And Juniper Trail

San Antonio, Texas

4.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

2.7 miles

Elevation Gain

308 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by Erin Newman-Mitchell

A beautiful, but slightly challenging trail with an abundance of wildlife and nature.

Main Loop and Juniper Trail is a 2.7 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within Friedrich Park. This park and trail are both highly trafficked and popular for hiking.

Portions of the trail are paved, however there are parts that are not and have a dirt/natural path. This trail is primarily shaded and during the spring time features an abundance of wildflowers. It's a great trail for exercising and hiking and is very well maintained. It is important to stay on the trail as the city is trying to preserve the nature. The park is known for its wildlife and attraction of endangered bird species, so keep a look out! 

There are bathrooms and water fountains located at the trailhead, near the parking lot. But bringing your own personal water bottles is strongly recommended. Parking is plentiful but because of how popular the park is it can fill up quickly. However parallel street parking is available outside of the parking lot. Dogs are NOT allowed. 

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Features

Fitness
Cycling
Chillin
Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Reviews

Nice views, shaded, paved for a bit of the main loop, rocky in most areas once you get further in the trail

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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