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 and Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Bobby J's Old Fashion Hamburgers Loved the jalapeƱo 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!
La Cabana Cafe Better for Breakfast
Willie's Grill & Icehouse Fun atmosphere. Family comfort food. Sports & Beer.
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 Medical Center 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 I love this Thai place. Its one of the best in San Antonio. I love their tofu drunken noodle. It's a great place for vegans, lots of options
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. ;-)
Zito's Delicatessen & Sandwich Remember Zito's closes at 3:00 PM on Saturdays, and is closed on Sundays.
Sangria On The Burg This place is amazing. The sangria is refreshing and unique. I recommend trying a flight of sangria. Everything on the menu is yummy. The fried Arroz con leche balls are amazeballs!!
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...
Los Cocos Mexican Restaurant and Fruteria Try the enchilada sampler...definitely enough to split between 2-3 people...or at least try the Estilo Mexico enchiladas. To die for!
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Trails in Government Canyon State Natural Area - 11

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1.0 mi 1.7 km
#1 Overlook Trail
Helotes, TX
1.0 mi 1.7 km Helotes, TX
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4.1 mi 6.6 km
#2 Joe Johnston Route
Helotes, TX
4.1 mi 6.6 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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2.7 mi 4.3 km
#4 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
#6 Sendero Travesero
Helotes, TX
0.5 mi 0.8 km Helotes, TX
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5.0 mi 8.0 km
#7 Black Hill Loop
Helotes, TX
5.0 mi 8.0 km Helotes, TX
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0.8 mi 1.3 km
#8 La Subida Trail
Helotes, TX
0.8 mi 1.3 km Helotes, TX
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4.5 mi 7.3 km
#9 Sendero Balcones
Helotes, TX
4.5 mi 7.3 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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