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Brackenridge Park

3700 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, TX 78212
+1 210-207-7275
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“witte museum” (18 reviews)
“san antonio zoo” (19 reviews)
“train ride” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 05:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3700 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, TX 78212
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

There are plenty of picnic tables and garbage receptacles for a nice afternoon lunch outside. It was fun to watch the train pass by and wave to the passengers.

Thank Jaci405
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I needed a place for my toddler to run around before we drove back to Austin and my friend recommended this park. Parking was tough to find, but the playground was excellent and my daughter loved watching the ducks. Bathrooms are a bit grungy, but...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Plenty of parking and bike share stations which make it a great location for either a casual stroll or ride after a quick drive from downtown.

Thank pblas
Reviewed 11 May 2017

While visiting a few attractions next to the park I had a chance to go through it and view the many activities. First off the park is surrounded by the Japanese Gardens, The San Antonio Zoo, The Witte Museum and there is also a small...More

Thank Stephanlee1
Reviewed 1 May 2017

nice park to go for a run. some shaded areas with a nice view of the river. i ran with my 1 year old in the jogging stroller and he loved the white birds that were nested along behind the zoo.

Thank rachrach81
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went to the park so we could visit the adjacent Japanese Gardens, but found the park to be an added bonus, good parking and the little train does a full loop of the park with many stops available.

Thank Barlotti57
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great walking/running trail and it leads to the Japanese sunken tea gardens which is also free of charge.

1  Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A little piece of paradise nestled in the middle of the city. The park is divided into themes the most popular being the Japanese tea garden. There is water galore here, and it all comes from an under ground aquifer. There are ducks, geese, cranes,...More

Thank dannyg804
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We often stop by here when we are at the zoo. Its very scenic and quite peaceful. It could be better maintained but that can be said for a lot of outdoor places.

Thank TxEvoque
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This park and walking path is the he perfect place to spend a Spring vacation day! Although it was a weekday, Brackenridge Park was filled with folks of all ages. Many people were spending their lunch hours in the open air, walking or picnicing. The...More

Thank jbach1021
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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.