Brackenridge Park

Brackenridge Park

Address:3700 N Saint Mary's St
San Antonio, TX 78209

Phone:210-736-9534
Web: www.sanantonio.gov/sapar/
Size: 343 acres.
Location:Two miles north of downtown at 3910 North Saint Marys Street.
Facilities:Picnic areas, pavilions, bridle trails, museum, botanical gardens, theater, zoo, miniature railway, sky rides, antique carousel, playgrounds, Swiss skyrides, 18-hole golf course, athletic fields.
Activities:Paddleboating, horseback riding, hiking, jogging, train rides, golf, polo, football, softball.
Special Features:Park features a miniature railroad containing replicas of the 1863 Central Pacific Huntington steam locomotive. Other attractions include the San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium (210-734-7184), Japanese Tea Gardens, and Sunken Garden Theatre (outdoor).

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The event will be located at the Koehler Pavilion in Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Texas.
9 acres, the property is located at 223 Brackenridge Avenue about a block from Brackenridge Park and approximately two miles from downtown San Antonio s River Walk in San Antonio s Brackenridge/Midtown neighborhood.
With 282 brand new luxury residential units averaging 852 sq ft, Brackenridge was constructed in 2014 and combines urban living within a park-like setting with heritage oaks, a Village Green, a pet park, views and Brackenridge Park one block to the west.
during a three-month dig at Miraflores Park, east of Brackenridge Park, in San Antonio, Texas.
CAR researchers were hired by the San Antonio design firm Rehler Vaughn and Koone to conduct an archaeological site inspection before construction of a pedestrian bridge over the San Antonio River from Brackenridge Park.
Hernandez said this next step of development will provide accessibility at river level all the way back near the headwaters of the river in Brackenridge Park, just north of downtown San Antonio.
For just $3 (about pounds 2) you can hop on and off all day at any of its destinations as it makes its way from the River Walk past the Botanical Gardens, the beautiful Brackenridge Park, home to San Antonio Zoo (the third largest in the States) and Japanese Tea Garden, a handful of museums and The Alamo.
First, an approximate 150 m section was sampled in Brackenridge Park immediately east of the zoo entrance, approximately 200 m downstream from the Witte Museum.
Texas shiners were primarily captured at the uppermost site where they were found to be abundant inhabiting the swift waters below the low water road crossing in Brackenridge Park, Nearly all individuals possessed "flared" gills, suggesting the parasitic digenetic trematode infection (McDermott 2000) found in other fishes in nearby Comal and San Marcos spring runs and in various spring-fed streams in west Texas.
A park on a more traditional note is Brackenridge Park, just north of downtown.
The new community combines urban living within a park-like setting with heritage oaks, a manicured Village Green, pet park, views and Brackenridge Park one block to the west.
This team shall develop a Master Plan for Brackenridge Park that shall include land use planning and design guidelines and shall identify, prioritize and estimate costs for future capital improvement projects for the Park.