Explore the most popular trails near San Juan with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

San Juan, Texas Map
Sunday, August 07, 2016

Great for birding. M

trail running
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

I went here to experience something new while getting in workout and left feeling good about both goals. There are several trails to choose from and I saw a number of interesting birds along the 3 trails that I ran. I enjoyed seeing the Rio Grande, although at that point the trail was fairly overgrown. DEET bug spray worked well in keeping off any pesky insects. Using the trails for fitness was really nice. There are also at least 3 large aluminum observation towers which are accessed by stairs so this would be a good stair-climbing workout for anyone so inclined. On the downside, several of the 'lakes' were dry or nearly dry. The facilities at the visitor center were a bit weak and are in need of improvement. The bathrooms were usable but subpar in a way that would take more than a good cleaning to correct. The staff was friendly although it seemed like there weren't too many of them. All-in-all, a good location for trail-runs with enough trail options to keep things interesting for many visits. The observation tower stairs also make a good cross-training opportunity.

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