Wild Texas Parks: Eisenhower Park - San Antonio, TX
San Antonio, Texas (Bexar County)
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About the City Park
Eisenhower Park covers 320 acres of typical Texas Hill Country vegetation in northwest San Antonio. Offering 5 miles of well-marked hiking trails, including two wheelchair-accessible trails (Cedar Flats & Yucca trails), the park is popular among both hikers and joggers. The park is for pedestrians only -- no bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards or scooters are permitted.
Picnic tables and bar-b-que grills, restrooms and a playground are available for family outings. The park's rental facilities include several pavilions and primitive campsites which are available by reservation only. To obtain reservations, call one of the City of San Antonio Community Link Service Centers.
A wooden observation tower offers a view of the surrounding landscape, including nearby Friedrich Wilderness Park and -- on a clear day -- the San Antonio skyline on the horizon. Wildlife such as white-tail deer, armadillos, raccoons, skunks and other wildlife may be spotted, particularly in the early morning or around dusk.
Wild Texas Notebook
Justin and I have hiked the Red Oak, Cedar Flats, and Yucca trails, and we recommend them all for enjoyable, leisurely day hikes. Portions of the natural trails are steep and rocky, but rope rails are provided for stability.
Eisenhower City Park is located in northwest San Antonio next to Camp Bullis. From IH-10, take the FM 1535/Military Highway exit. Continue north on FM 1535/Military Highway for about 2 miles. The park entrance is located on the left, just before Camp Bullis, at 19399 N.W. Military Hwy.
The nearest major Texas cities are: Austin, Del Rio, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston
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Open 7 days a week year-round from 6 AM until sunset for day use activities. The park is closed on Christmas and New Year's Day.
There is no entrance fee for the park.
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Official Contact Information
The City Park is managed by the San Antonio Department of Parks & Recreation
19399 N.W. Military Highway
San Antonio, TX 78257