The Joe Johnston Route Trail is for moderate to advanced hikers.

The trail is accessible year round, and offers the chance for wildflower viewing in the spring. The route is 9.1 miles out and back, and remains relatively flat throughout the duration of the trail. This trail is just outside of San Antonio. The amount of foot traffic has increased on the trail due to a recent discovery of dinosaur footprints. 

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sturdy walking shoes / hiking boots
  • Camera
  • Sun protection 
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RT Distance 9.11 Miles
Elevation Gain 360 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back


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