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12 Local Running Trails for the Athletic San Antonian 

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Running inside can be dreary and leave you aching for a more dynamic running experience, whether that be adjacent to a lake or deep in the woods. So if you are itching to ditch the treadmill in favor of heading outside to explore, then consider checking out one of these many running trails in San Antonio.
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Friedrich Park
21395 Milsa Drive
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With seven available trails, Friedrich Park offers various distances and terrains for runners. The longest trail is 1.5 miles long.
Olmos Basin Park
500 Devine Road, (210) 207-7275
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The two trails at Olmos Basin Park measure in at .87 and .5 miles long.
Leon Creek Greenway Park
8199 Mainland Road
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The Greenway Trails is a network of multi-use trails that provides a scenic view of San Antonio. In all, there are over 52.6 miles of developed trails ready for use.
Stone Oak Park
20395 Stone Oak Parkway
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The nearly 3 mile concrete trail is a great way to strengthen your running endurance. And dogs are welcome!
McAllister Park
113102 Jones Maltsberger Road
Photo via Instagram/ @runningtours
The four trails range from .17 to 6 miles and combine both shady and sunny running areas, so take your pick.
Woodlawn Lake Park
1103 Cincinnati St., (210) 207-7275
Photo via Instagram/ @sevrocklyric
You can run alongside the picturesque lake on Woodlawn's 1.48 mile trail.
O.P. Schnabel Park
9606 Bandera Road, (210) 207-7275
Photo via Instagram/ @seaglass_77
At O.P. Schnabel Park, you can to enjoy the 8.22 mile trail as well as the park's rich history.
Brackenridge Park
3910 N St Marys St.
Photo via Instagram/ @ffsanantonio
A small part of the San Antonio River is located in Brackenridge Park as well as a Japanese Tea Garden and the zoo. With all these amenities, who wouldn't enjoy running on the 1.7 mile trail?
Eisenhower Park
19399 NW Military Highway, (210) 698-1057
Photo via Instagram/ @bythebeardofzeus
There are eight easily accessible trails at Eisenhower Park, with the longest being 2.6 miles.
Robert L.B. Tobin Park
2126 NE Loop 410
Photo via Instagram/ @totesadorbsbobs
Tobin Park features a trailhead that is 1.65 miles long.
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Government Canyon State Natural Area
12861 Galm Road, (210) 688-9055
Photo via Instagram/ @sarahumara
Trails at this state park wind through protected habitat areas and range from 2.6 to 11. 81 miles in length.
Phil Hardberger Park
13203 Blanco Road, (210) 207-3284
Photo via Instagram/ @radxdesign
The longest of the two charming trails at Hardberger Park is 3.64 miles long.
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Friedrich Park
21395 Milsa Drive
Photo via Instagram/ @courtneyschwind
With seven available trails, Friedrich Park offers various distances and terrains for runners. The longest trail is 1.5 miles long.

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