Hillview, Red Oak, and Cedar Flats Trails

MODERATE 34 reviews
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Hillview, Red Oak, and Cedar Flats Trails is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near San Antonio, TX that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.7 miles 255 feet Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

walking
4 days ago

Good place to get out of the city, and theres usually not *too* many people to run into!

hiking
22 days ago

1 month ago

I love it there! Amazing trails and paths. The view is spectacular! I would advise you go to the bathroom before cause although the porter potties are convenient, it would be best to not need them

hiking
2 months ago

This is a very nice trail for San Antonio. A nice view at the top of Cedar and Hill. Gets s little hot so take water. Playground could use shade for kids. The terrain provides some views but doesn't vary.

hiking
2 months ago

trail running
2 months ago

4 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

It was a great hike all the way to the top and back down. Can't wait to go back.

hiking
6 months ago

it was really fun and it is so beautiful. it is not easy but it can be done. you have to wear the right shoes.

6 months ago

Absolutely love this place!! I wish I knew about this park before!

8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

Awesome! The dogs loved it as well!

cross country skiing
10 months ago

Challenging yet beautiful. Most of the red oaks are around the bridge.

2 years ago

This is a great place to hike and get away from the city! I suggest taking the Hill-view N. Trail and when almost to the top there is a cut off to the left that's about ten feet long. There is a rock I call "Meditation rock" right there...it over looks the city and it's a great resting spot.

2 years ago

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.

hiking
2 years ago

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

hiking
2 years ago

trail running
2 years ago

Excellent 5K technical trail just outside of Camp Bullis. Definitely add the Red Oak loop if you run the Hillview Trail. The trail is rocky and rooty, and there are a few steep climbs and downhills, but still a fairly fast trail. No mountain bikers to worry about, but the trail can be crowded with hikers and dog walkers on weekends and in the early evenings. Some of the military folk from Bullis do PT here in the mornings. The trail is typically wide enough so that passing (or being passed) is not a problem. I've seen deer and raptors, and wildflowers in the spring. A really pretty, small park in which to hike, run or just meander. There are water fountains and restrooms near the parking lot. The rest rooms are usually clean and stocked. The water fountain also has a watering bowl for dogs. There are also playgrounds for the kids and picnic tables.

hiking
2 years ago

Quick little trail if you find yourself in San Antonio, TX. If you walk the Hillview section you cover about three miles. I usually add the Red Oak section as well. The trail is heavily used and has been active every time I have visited.

It can get very hot in the summer months, so bring a good amount of water.

2 years ago

One of my favorite trails in San Antonio. It's worth the climb up hill view to get to it. I usually hike up hill view, take red oak and head back back the same way, also crossing over between yucca and shady creek for a nice hike. Be careful if it has been raining as it can be very slick.