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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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  • You can't know San Antonio without a trip through Brackenridge Park. This historic San Antonio park has beautiful live-oak shaded trails and wraps itself luxuriously around the San Antonio River. Gene...  more »
  • I have visited this park several times in my life from 1972 to the present. When I moved back to San Antonio in 2000, my office was on the West end of the park, so I excersized in the park everyday du...  more »
  • Lots of walking trails that can either follow the water or twist through the trees. Great place to get some exercise or bring the dog. Even if its cold out and you cant see the flowers in bloom, its s...  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...