25 beautiful San Antonio-area parks to visit this fall

As longtime Texans, we know better than to declare that the hot days are over for the year, but it's looking like…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Crownridge Canyon Natural Area
7222 Luskey Blvd, (210) 207-5320, fosana.org
Crownridge Canyon has around 200 acres and has a variety of hiking terrain — from level 1 ADA-accessible trails all the way up to level 4 difficulties. If you’re into birding, it’s also a pretty cool spot since the golden cheeked warbler nests there.
Photo via Instagram / heathertakesontexas
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10 unique Texas treehouses you can rent right now for a weekend glamping getaway

Love the idea of the great outdoors, but hate the mosquito-bitten realities of camping? Then glamping might be just the thing for…

By San Antonio Current Staff

10 unique Texas treehouses you can rent right now for a weekend glamping getaway
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23 gorgeous state parks within driving distance of San Antonio

What better time than now to hop in the car and travel to one of Texas' many state parks to enjoy the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Garner State Park
234 RR 1050, Concan, (830) 232-6132, tpwd.texas.gov
Just about two hours west of San Antonio, Garner State Park lies in Concan, which is near literally not a whole lot else. Part of the beauty of Garner is its distance from large cities. It’s a place for you to camp with less light pollution and less reminders of back home. Plus, it’s gigantic and located right along the Frio River.
Photo via Instagram / hiking_yessie
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20 hidden gem parks in San Antonio you should visit

While everyone knows popular spots like San Pedro Springs Park, Phil Hardberger Park and Brackenridge Park, there are quite a few public…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Martin Luther King Park
3503 Martin Luther King Dr, (210) 207-7275, sanantonio.gov
If the only time you’ve hit up the city park is when taking part in the MLK Jr. March in January, consider paying this East Side park a visit any other time of the year. The park is decently-sized, bringing residents a seasonal outdoor pool, sports facilities, picnic areas as well as lots of room to run around.
Photo via Instagram / everlastingbliss__
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Where to Hike In and Around San Antonio Before It Gets Unbearably Hot Outside

It's inevitable – it'll be 100+ degrees outside in a matter of months, maybe sooner. Quick, while there's still time, take a…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Pace Bend Park
2011 Pace Bend Rd N, (512) 264-1482, parks.traviscountytx.gov
Located on Lake Travis near the northwest side of Austin, Pace Bend Park boasts more than nine miles of prime shoreline location. Incredible views are included, of course, in the admission cost.
Photo via Instagram / katekrez
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10 South Texas 'Glamping' Spots You Should Take Advantage of This Fall

To quote our brothers at Orlando Weekly, "What is glamping and how do I do it?" Most of our abuelos would roll…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Family-Friendly and Unique Bell Tent Camping near San Antonio, Texas
1 unit, 4 guest capacity, 2 night min., $187.25 per night
This private, custom deck provides guests with a priceless view of the everlasting Texas Hill Country.
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The 20 Best Spots for Stargazing Near San Antonio

Whether it’s on a weekend camping trip just for the sake of pointing out the Big Dipper in the night’s sky, stargazing…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Fort McKavett Historic Site
    7066 FM 864, Fort McKavett, thc.texas.gov/historic-sites/fort-mckavett-state-historic-site
    If you’re a history buff and astronomy lover, Fort McKavett is almost too good to be true. Tour the 150-year-old remains during daylight, then be in awe of the wonders of the night sky for the perfect daytrip.
    Photo via Instagram, jasonweingart
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