San Antonio Quarry Market Walk Loop is a 6.5 mile loop trail located near San Antonio, TX and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Historic quarry; creek; hills; quiet back streets; beautiful church grounds Walking thru the Alamo Quarry Market, admire the old quarry buildings & static displays of mining equipment. Leaving Market, climb uphill to head of La Jara Creek & follow it downhill under canopy of trees. Continue thru Alamo Heights neighborhood toward McNay mansion/art museum, admiring the homes, expecially on Bluebonnet. Pass through the long, covered corredor at AH High School, with water fountain, soda machines, & several restful venues with seating. Continue thru quiet backstreets to AH Middle School. Walk thru AH MS. Continue to St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church with its Alamo-like facade, restored chapel, grotto, & unique stations of the cross. Continue thru the grounds. You will pass large, more modern, and beautiful church. Near Market, notice the large open-pit quarry, now golf course. Good view from top of stairs at back of cinema. Route of volkmarch held during Nov 03 by Selma Pathfinders Volksmarch Club, http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Gorge/9195