Missions San Jose To Mission Concepcion

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Missions San Jose To Mission Concepcion is a 6.8 mile out and back trail located near San Antonio, Texas and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, road biking, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
374 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

road biking

walking

Hike and bike path along two historic Spanish missions. Exit park museum/headquarters at Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo (Mission San Jose). Walk parkway. Cross Padre Dr to hike & bike sidewalk, goes through Padre Park to go along bluff on San Antonio River. Ruins of Hot Wells Hotel can be seen across River. Turn into Mission County Park on trial and continue. Under two bridges and by golfcourse. Over San Antonio River. 1936 wreath-and-star granite monument on right for site of Mission San Francisco Xavier de Najera. By Catholic school, Sutton Home, and Sts. Paul & Joseph children's home. At Mision Nuestra Senora de Concepcion (Mission Concepcion) tour mission and park office. Return by same route to San Jose. Not recommended for night walking, due to remoteness of areas of the trail and low economic conditions.

14 days ago

walking
3 months ago

3 months ago

mountain biking
5 months ago

8 months ago

First time running these trails and loved it! Went around 7am only a few people were there but everyone is friendly and helped me choose the best route. Trails are safe and very well kept up with.

walking
9 months ago

Walking path to see the missions. Very crowded and hot. Nice history.

hiking
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Have some good walking shoes and bring a lot of water. I hiked 3 of the 5 and that was 10 miles. Do it early so the heat doesn't kill you and bring a camera.

hiking
Saturday, April 23, 2016

Monday, March 07, 2016

A great way to see the missions. There is very little shade on this trail so it would not be a good trail to take during summer if you don't like the sweltering heat.

walking
Saturday, February 06, 2016

Saturday, February 06, 2016

This is a paved trail ride without any off-road opportunities. However, if you want some good exercise and enjoy seeing a little history, it's a nice ride! I parked my car opposite the La Tuna restaurant and rode down from the Blue Point Arts District trailhead. It was a daily scenic albeit shadeless ride along the river on a hot summer day, so I was glad I had plenty of water. I toured the missions, cooled off in the museum and refilled my water bottles for the trip back. I ended my trip with some great fish tacos and a cold drink at La Tuna.

road biking
Thursday, January 28, 2016

We biked along the Mission Trail that starts near Blue Star and goes along the San Antonio River. It was an easy, enjoyable ride and the best part of our trip.

mountain biking
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

This is a beautiful path through part of San Antonio you do normally see. This was a good easy path to bike/walk that has mile/tenth markers located in the walkway, very cool. You can do as much or as little as you like as it is great for exercising or just sitting and enjoying the weather or relaxing. Watching the different fowls was enjoyable as i rode by the river. This is perfect for families because you can travel to several of the missions and enjoy the ruins and there are picnic areas scattered along the way. There isn’t any shade so be careful during the heat of the day. There is an eco park that was very beautiful to walk through. I plan to go back and use this as an alternative walking/biking path. Very much recommend visiting this historic area.

mountain biking
Sunday, March 16, 2014

A definite must do. We did all 5 missions by bike, went inside each Parish. I have hiked some of the trail too. San Jose is amazing! This gives you an imagination of what the Alamo was really like.

mountain biking
Sunday, May 05, 2013

Love this place. Awesome trails for a beginner mountain Biker!

road biking
Sunday, May 05, 2013

Did my first Bike ride at this place, we did about 13 miles, great smooth ride with lots of pavement, and up and down hills.

road biking
Monday, March 25, 2013

Ended up riding about 14 miles, out and back. It was a lot of fun and a pretty easy level ride, I used it as a break from mountain biking the day before. Even though there were lots of people the wide trail offers plenty of room. Other than a few inconsiderate Segway riders, I had no issues and really enjoyed the ride. Also, at the blue star brewery there is a sign that says no bikes.ignore it you can go right past it. The map right next to it shows you can keep riding.