Best bird watching trails in Friedrich Wilderness Park, Texas

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#1 - Main Loop to Vista Loop to Fern Del Trail
Friedrich Wilderness Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Note: Trail may be CLOSED due to restoration work. Please check with the park page for more information. https://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/Parks-Facilities/All-Parks-Facilities/Parks-Facilities-Details/ArtMID/14820/ArticleID/2649/Friedrich-Wilderness-Park Friedrich Wilderness Park offers approximately 10 miles of hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty. It is home for rare birds, terrestrial orchids, steep hills and deep canyons. It is internationally known for bird watching. Perched on the edge of the Balcones Escarpment, Friedrich is a nesting site for two federally listed endangered species of birds: the Black-capped Vireo and the Golden-cheeked Warbler. Restrooms and water fountains are found at the entrance to the park. Visitors are encouraged to bring water bottles for longer hikes in warm weather. Show more
#2 - Main Loop to Restoration Way Trail
Friedrich Wilderness Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(271)
Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
Friedrich Wilderness Park offers approximately 10 miles of hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty. It is home for rare birds, terrestrial orchids, steep hills and deep canyons. It is internationally known for bird watching. Perched on the edge if the Balcones Escarpment, Friedrich is a nesting site for two federally listed endangered species of birds: the Black-capped Vireo and the Golden-cheeked Warbler. Restrooms and water fountains are found at the entrance to the park. Visitors are encouraged to bring water bottles for longer hikes in warm weather. In order to protect this wilderness area, it is important to observe the following rules: -no fires -no smoking on trails -stay on designated trails -pedestrians only please; roller blades, skateboards, scooters, bicycles, etc., are not allowed -to protect the endangered species, pets, including dogs, are not allowed Show more
#3 - Main Loop and Juniper Trail
Friedrich Wilderness Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(223)
Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
Note: Trail may be CLOSED due to restoration work. Please check with the park page for more information.Show more
#4 - Bosque, Vern Del, Juniper Ridge and Main Trails Loop
Friedrich Wilderness Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(169)
Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Note: Trail may be CLOSED due to restoration work. Please check with the park page for more information. Friedrich Wilderness Park offers approximately 10 miles of hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty. It is home for rare birds, terrestrial orchids, steep hills and deep canyons. It is internationally known for bird watching. Perched on the edge of the Balcones Escarpment, Friedrich is a nesting site for two federally listed endangered species of birds: the Black-capped Vireo and the Golden-cheeked Warbler. Restrooms and water fountains are found at the entrance to the park. Visitors are encouraged to bring water bottles for longer hikes in warm weather. In order to protect this wilderness area, it is important to observe the following rules: No fires, no smoking on trails, Stay on designated trails. Pedestrians only please; roller blades, skateboards, scooters, bicycles, etc., are not allowed. To protect the endangered species, pets, including dogs, are not allowed. For more information visit: http://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/Parks-Facilities/All-Parks-Facilities/Parks-Facilities-Details/ArtMID/14820/ArticleID/2649/Friedrich-Wilderness-ParkShow more
#5 - Juniper Barrens Loop
Friedrich Wilderness Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(134)
Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 43 m
Note: Trail may be CLOSED due to restoration work. Please check with the park page for more information. Friedrich Wilderness Park offers approximately 10 miles of hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty. It is home for rare birds, terrestrial orchids, steep hills and deep canyons. It is internationally known for bird watching. Perched on the edge of the Balcones Escarpment, Friedrich is a nesting site for two federally listed endangered species of birds: the Black-capped Vireo and the Golden-cheeked Warbler. Restrooms and water fountains are found at the entrance to the park. Visitors are encouraged to bring water bottles for longer hikes in warm weather. In order to protect this wilderness area, it is important to observe the following rules: No fires, no smoking on trails, Stay on designated trails. Pedestrians only please; roller blades, skateboards, scooters, bicycles, etc., are not allowed. To protect the endangered species, pets, including dogs, are not allowed. For more information visit: http://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/Parks-Facilities/All-Parks-Facilities/Parks-Facilities-Details/ArtMID/14820/ArticleID/2649/Friedrich-Wilderness-ParkShow more