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Water Loop is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Antonio, Texas that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 36 feet Route Type: Loop

dog friendly

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

stroller friendly


nature trips


bird watching



partially paved



wild flowers

bird watching
2 months ago

Phone died in the middle

5 months ago

Super easy. High traffic trail. Cute doggos.

5 months ago

Super fun. No water however we will be back in the spring

9 months ago

An easy trail, paved and gravel. Armadillos, deer, plant identification markers all great to see. Lots of traffic noise and definitely not a place to go to feel like you're getting away from the city, but a good walk and great park.

11 months ago

Love this trail as it is perfect for a stroller. I guess my only complaint is the amount of dog poo everywhere left in bags at the edge of the trail. This morning someone just LEFT there dog poo right in the middle of the trail. Why are no bins provided here?

Fri Jun 14 2019

Great path for running, flat and good footing. Nice, clear, wide paths. Only complaint is that it is close to a main road (so it can be noisy) but I still saw a baby deer!

Tue Jun 11 2019

Nice easy and level walk. Saw many deer that were very close to the path throughout.

Wed May 30 2018

This was a very nice trail to jog. All the trails were very well laid out and easy to follow. I give this three stars, not because there is anything at all wrong with this trail...they’re just was nothing special or extravagant about it. I would definitely do it again. There was plenty of shade which came in handy since I ran this at 1800 in 96° weather.

Thu Jul 06 2017

LOVE this park/trail. Ran this all the time last spring. Paved trail for the most part, very scenic, dog friendly. Deer are everywhere. Watch for the occasional snake. Huge kudos to the people who maintain this place. Dog parks are the best around as well :)

Mon May 08 2017

Nice level walk.

Tue Feb 28 2017

Nice easy walk.

Sun Feb 12 2017

Very enjoyable and picturesque trail. Lots of trees.

Mon Jul 25 2016

Great park to get out and enjoy some nature. The park and trails are well kept and clean. Being new to San Antonio I wanted to get out with my wife and enjoy a good walk. Plenty of trials and paths to take and just enjoy being outside.

Sat Jul 02 2016

It needs to be better marked.

Thu Dec 10 2015

It was ok I guess. Nothing special.

Mon Aug 03 2015

The trails are pretty shady. Part of the Salado Greenway runs behind a neighborhood. The park is very safe, but the trails aren't challenging at all. Most trails are paved and pretty flat. Despite the lack of challenge, there are drifting some beautiful sitting spots in the trails. The park manager does a great job at keeping the facilities and trails maintained. There are several entrances and parking areas (one entrance off of Blanco and one off if Wurzbach). So all in all, easy flat trail, but nice upkeep, parking, and safety.

Sun Jun 28 2015

Cool park a lots of shade for my hike

Tue May 19 2015

Too many peeps. Too many bikes.

Mon Jul 14 2014

Not much to see. No shade. No real elevation at all. Very busy park

Tue Apr 22 2014

Come here with my dog I like the water pool trails on blanco entrance and they have a nice trail on the NW military entrance also I love it

Tue Jan 21 2014

Dog park

Sun Nov 03 2013

Nice family friendly. Pet friendly hike/ walk.

Sat Aug 31 2013

So far this is my favorite trail in the San Antonio area. This is a trail runners dream. Part of the trail is paved, the rest is crushed granite and it is mostly shaded by Oak trees, so it is really nice in the evening. I shared the trail with many deer along the route. They have the neatest plant notification system I've seen used.

mountain biking
Tue Aug 13 2013

Nice trails. A little rocky at some points but nice for a beginner. To get a longer ride-go under Huebner-the trail extends another 2 miles.

Thu May 09 2013

This is a very nice new park/ hiking trail-- make sure that you stay on the planned heavily trailed areas or you can end up in the middle of some brush on a tiny trail that ends to no where with apparent homeless person camp out area. This trail also has a huge dog park attached to it

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