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McAllister Park - Blue Loop

San Antonio, TX

Great park for mountain biking. The blue loop is fairly easy; however, it can get tough during the summer months when temperatures soar and there is little shade. Plan to start early to beat the heat and the crowd.

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McAllister Park - Blue Loop
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

A great family park, perfect for Running, Walking, I loved the trails, so easy to walk through with my boys!! The playgrounds were really awesome too, I also liked how they had fitness stations next to the play ground.

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Eisenhower Park Red Oak
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Easy walking path, quiet, plenty of parking and children's playground. The restrooms were clean and water fountains near by. I loved the hiking part of the hill with steep rocks that got my heart pumping! This park also has pits for outside cooking with good shade.

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McAllister Park - Blue Loop
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Great park in the middle of SA. Nice dog park, picnic areas and a great trail system for MB, walking or trail running. The trail system can be difficult to follow at first, but after three or four visits you should have it figured out. The perimeter trail is the Blue Loop, at about 6.5 miles. There are several spur trails you can add to push it out to around 9.5 miles for a single loop. The Salado Creek Greenway trail also runs from McAllister Park down toward Ft. Sam Houston. The trail is paved and great for bike rides or running. As others have pointed out, there is an abundance of wildlife to be seen, but you do hear the occassional car and definitely the airplanes on approach to the airport. The trails are shared between walkers, mountain bikers, runners and the occassional horseback rider. Just pay attention and you should be fine. The trail itself is mostly packed earth, but can get rocky in a few areas--but nothing like Eisenhower. Park can get busy on the weekends. This is my go-to park for trail running when I need to get in a run less than 10 miles.

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McAllister Park - Blue Loop
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

A great family park, perfect for Running, Walking, I loved the trails, so easy to walk through with my boys!! The playgrounds were really awesome too, I also liked how they had fitness stations next to the play ground.

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Phil Hardberger
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39 Completed 10 Reviews

Not much to see. No shade. No real elevation at all. Very busy park

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Comanche Lookout Loop
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39 Completed 10 Reviews

paved, not much to see or do.

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Friedrich Wilderness Park Vista Loop Trail
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39 Completed 10 Reviews

Probably my favorite park in SA. Lots to see birds animals etc. Good elevation if you do the entire park.

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Eisenhower Park Red Oak
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39 Completed 10 Reviews

Good elevation. Lots of traffic. People trail running etc.

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McAllister Park - Blue Loop
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39 Completed 10 Reviews

Not much in the way of elevation. Lots to see though.

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Mud Creek Trail
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39 Completed 10 Reviews

Good week use trail. Go when it hasn't been raining

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