Juniper Barrens Loop

EASY 10 reviews

Juniper Barrens Loop is a 1.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near San Antonio, Texas that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding.

DISTANCE
1.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
98 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

wildlife

no dogs

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-Park

Monday, January 02, 2017

Transitions from Easy paved trail to very rocky and steep.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

pleasant and attractive trail

hiking
13 days ago

hiking
2 months ago

trail running
2 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
Monday, December 12, 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016

hiking
Thursday, November 12, 2015