24 San Antonio-area parks and greenways perfect for hiking and biking

There's nothing more refreshing than a jaunt outdoors. Whether you're seeking a rugged hike, a mountain bike adventure or just want to take…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Guadalupe River State Park
3350 Park Rd 31, Spring Branch, (830) 438-2656, tpwd.texas.gov
On certain sections of the 13 miles of trails at Guadalupe River State Park, located west of 281 in Spring Branch, you can even ride your horse! If you want a rougher terrain, try the lesser-traveled Bauer Unit.
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25 Texas parks to see fall colors that are worth a road trip from San Antonio

"Texas" and "fall colors," in the same sentence? Yeah, we know, it sounds hard to believe. While we typically don't get the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Lost Maples State Natural Area
37221 FM 187, Vanderpool, (830) 966-3413, tpwd.texas.gov
If you’re a sucker for fall foliage, Lost Maples is a must-visit – especially if you don’t want to go too far from home. This natural area is perfect for hiking, so grab your camera and let the views here take your breath away.
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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.
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20 bucket list activities to do in San Antonio before summer is over

Summer is here. It's time to enjoy the warm weather and the kids being free from school. Check out this bucket list…

By San Antonio Current Staff

See an Outdoor Movie
Seeing a flick through the windshield of your car or in a socially distanced outdoor space is a great way to lose yourself for a couple of hours. Look for the offerings at Fiesta Texas and those from Slab Cinema, or work a road trip into the deal and head to the Stars & Stripes Drive-In in New Braunfels. 
Photo Courtesy of Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theater
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24 Beautiful Texas Parks Where You Can See Fall Colors

As gorgeous as Texas is, it isn't too common in these parts to be able to see the change in colors in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Daingerfield State Park
455 Park Road 17, Daingerfield, (903) 645-2921, tpwd.texas.gov
You’ll be up for quite a road trip if you head out to Daingerfield. This state park is located southwest of Texarkana, which is quite a drive, but provides top-notch views. With a range of fall colors found in the foliage, you’ll be enamored by the scenery here.
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20 Texas State Parks You Should Visit Before Summer is Over

Now is the time to plan the summer getaways you look forward to all year. Whether you're into camping and hiking or…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Devils River State Natural Area
21715 Dolan Creek Road, Del Rio, (830) 395-2133, tpwd.texas.gov
Head west and take a daytrip out to Devils River, which offers plenty of summertime fun. This remote getaway is home to a beautifully pristine rivers, featuring clear spring-fed water. Take advantage of such beauty and have a day of fishing, swimming or paddling if you’re up for a strenuous adventure. On land, you can hike or bike parts of the area packed with history.
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20 Beautiful Texas Parks San Antonians Should Escape to This Fall

Texas is so beautiful, but many San Antonians just know what's in our backyard. We picked out our favorite local parks, as…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Guadalupe Mountains National Park
400 Pine Canyon, Salt Flat, (915) 828-3251, nps.gov/gumo
Taking up a massive area in Texas and up to the New Mexico border, this national park should definitely be a bucket list item for true Texan explorers. Perhaps surprisingly, you’ll be able to see fall colors here. And you’ll also be able to hit up the sand dunes if you go further inside the park (it’s seriously that huge). Of course, there’s plenty of land waiting to be trekked. Wilderness awaits you here.
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23 secluded Texas camping spots worth a weekend road trip

Whether you're just trying to enjoy the gorgeous spring weather, get away for the long weekend, or have a summer road trip…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Lockhart State Park
2012 State Park Rd, (512) 398-3479, tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lockhart
Just a day trip from both Austin and San Antonio, a unique feature of this park is its historic golf course. It has the other classic amenities, too, like fishing, summer swimming, and camping.
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