Government Canyon State Natural Area

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12 mi 19 km

Hikes

26 mi 42 km

Trails
Gems
1 Gems

Easy Trails
4 Trails
Intermediate Trails
8 Trails
Hard Trails
0 Trails

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

B Daddy's BBQ Brisket sandwich on Jalapeño bread and jalapeño cream corn! Great combination and some of the best brisket out there!
Bobby J's Old Fashion Hamburgers Loved the jalapeño cheddar burger! Their fries are perfectly crispy and the sweet tea was perfectly refreshing! Will definitely be back! Very nice staff too!
13247 Bandera Rd, Helotes TX — (210) 695-4941
McAlister's Deli The South West Turkey Melt is amazing!
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Amazing frozen custard and great service!
Willie's Grill & Icehouse Fun atmosphere. Family comfort food. Sports & Beer.
yellowfish sushi Wow...just finished. Hands down best sushi ive had outside of orange county. It's possibly better. It's amazing. 5 stars
French Sandwiches Try the homemade honey mustard dressing
chin's garden Bad even by the standards of American Chinese food. Flavorless. Avoid.
Chick-fil-A In my opinion this is the best Chick-fil-a ever! The staff are always friendly and fast even with long lines. :) This place is always clean too.
yellowfish sushi Order the cevishimi ! With a cucumber sunomono ! Btw it is spicy!
Thai Hut Pad thai and pad won sen were good. Vegetable egg rolls and that sweet and sour sauce were excellent! Will try a bubble tea next time. Excellent service and atmosphere. Will be back!
Lenny's Sub Shop Price is not an issue because the regular size is over a half pound well worth the 6.35 because no one in town puts that much food on a sub
Taqueria Data Point Love the salsa they give you for the chips! I use it on everything!
Jersey Mike's Subs I love tuna. And this place is not stingy w the tuna. ;-)
Sangria On The Burg Dirty sanchez sliders, Mac n Cheese and sangrias
Goro's Sushi The salmon raw sushi here is soooo good! I tried both the smoked salmon & sake (raw) salmon and definitely preferred the raw salmon.
2619 Mossrock, San Antonio TX — (210) 349-8117
MoMak's Backyard Malts & Burgers Sorta unprofessional they didn't keep up with the Liquor license...
Camp Cooking Basics for Backpackers: Jul 25 - San Antonio REI
Are you planning an overnight backpacking trip and have questions about how and what to make for your meals? We will cover equipment (stoves, cook sets & fuel), planning and preparation along with some tips and tricks to make your meals the hit of the trip. Details
Women's Solo Travel: Jul 26 - San Antonio REI
There's nothing like going it alone. As a solo traveler, you can map your own route, move at your own pace, and meet other travelers along the way. We'll set you up with you everything you need to know, then send you on your way. Details
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Gems in Government Canyon State Natural Area - 1

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Trails in Government Canyon State Natural Area - 11

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4.1 mi 6.6 km
#1 Joe Johnston Route
Helotes, TX
4.1 mi 6.6 km Helotes, TX
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1.0 mi 1.7 km
#2 Overlook Trail
Helotes, TX
1.0 mi 1.7 km Helotes, TX
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2.5 mi 4.0 km
#3 Caroline's Loop
Helotes, TX
2.5 mi 4.0 km Helotes, TX
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5.0 mi 8.0 km
#4 Black Hill Loop
Helotes, TX
5.0 mi 8.0 km Helotes, TX
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2.7 mi 4.3 km
#5 Twin Oaks Trail
Helotes, TX
2.7 mi 4.3 km Helotes, TX
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Helotes, TX
0.6 mi 0.9 km Helotes, TX
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0.5 mi 0.8 km
#7 Sendero Travesero
Helotes, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km Helotes, TX
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4.5 mi 7.3 km
#8 Sendero Balcones
Helotes, TX
4.5 mi 7.3 km Helotes, TX
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0.8 mi 1.3 km
#9 La Subida Trail
Helotes, TX
0.8 mi 1.3 km Helotes, TX
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2.9 mi 4.7 km
#10 Far Reaches Trail
, TX
2.9 mi 4.7 km , TX
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1.3 mi 2.0 km
#11 Recharge Trail
, TX
1.3 mi 2.0 km , TX
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