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Brackenridge Park, San Antonio

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Brackenridge Park is a 343-acre public park in San Antonio, Texas, USA, on the city's Broadway Corridor just north of downtown San Antonio. It was created in 1899 from land donated to the city by George Washington Brackenridge.Brackenridge Park also refers to the district of the city where the park is located.Recreation and featuresAttractions within the park include the San Antonio Zoo, the Japanese Tea Gardens, the Sunken Garden Theater, and the narrow gauge San Antonio Zoo Eagle train ride, which first opened in 1956 and utilizes three Chance Rides C.P. Huntington locomotives. Other nearby attractions include the Witte Museum and the San Antonio Botanical Garden.Inside the park, there are multiple baseball fields, playgrounds, pavilions, and walking trails.
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • Our family had a great time visiting Brackenridge Park. We probably only saw a fraction of the park. We were fortunate to be able to ride on the Zoo Eagle Train to see some of the park. We also toured...  more »
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  • I just love the zoo. Since I got a membership my mom an I have gone like 4 times an love the walks, seeing the animals, an sitting an jus relaxing in a safe place. An we get 10% off of anything we buy. Love it
  • As a whole, it is a decent park. It is somewhat a large area that encompasses other attractions (some of those, such as a zoo and botanical gardens, charging admission). My rating is based on bare bones of the park itself. Likely not a good place for kids seeking a playground, but perfect for walking some easy trails, having a picnic, and checking out a few art sculptures.
  • great place perfect for bday parties,baby showers and other things plus you have many other things around to explore never a dull moment there :)
  • Beatiful park but slightly lacking in scenary, more for just small walks and small events, But the nearby zoo is a good must visit
  • Family fun, nature at it best, good for families to BBQ and natural walking trails. Peaceful and Relaxing...