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Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas (#5 for #SA2020Resolutions)

This year my family and I are the Outdoorsy Ambassadors for SA2020 Resolutions. We’ve resolved to visit 20 San Antonio Parks in 2014. This is our fifth park this year!

Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas

With over five miles of paved and unpaved trails and a hilltop view of downtown San Antonio off to its south, Eisenhower Park, located on 19399 NW Military Highway, should be called The Hiking Park. On the Saturday we visited Eisenhower, it was hopping with walkers, bikers and hikers, both adults and kids, and dogs of all shapes and sizes.

There are trails for every level of walker and hiker and they’re clearly marked. The park even offers a handy printed trail guide so you don’t get lost.

Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas

We picked an easy hike on the paved Yucca trail for a relaxing, one-mile walk.

Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas

But our kids, six and nine, are still a little more interested in playgrounds and climbing attractions than leisurely strolls with mom and dad, so that’s where we spent most of our time.

Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas

Eisenhower has several picnic tables under shady trees and a few benches. Three pavilions (one large and two small) can be rented for large groups or, if no one’s using them, you can hang out and enjoy lunch there too.

We found a picnic table for our lunch and the kids gobbled down some sandwiches before heading back out on their scooters.

Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas

The restrooms are clean, the playground and picnic area is great for younger kids, but the best part of Eisenhower Park is its woodsy, winding trails. I can’t wait to go back with a few friends (San Antonio mom blogger meetup, anyone?) for a long hike up Hillview Trail.

Eisenhower Park in San Antonio, Texas

Check out all of the San Antonio parks we’ve visited this year as part of our #SA2020Resolutions.

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  1. That park is SO CLOSE to my house! Let me know when you want to meet!
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  2. #natureselfie LOL! I love that I can visit the parks via your blog!
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  3. What a great goal, Colleen!

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  1. […] taken the time to share them with you here. *Bad Blogger!* The last park I wrote about was Eisenhower Park (#5 of 20) back in early May. Since then, our family has visited seven more parks. But, due to life getting in […]

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