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Mission Espada Loop

 
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3.8 Miles 6.2 Kilometers


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146' 44 m

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-146' -45 m

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555' 169 m

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501' 153 m

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Paved trail that follows the San Antonio River and passes by two historical missions.

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Overview

Features: Birding — River/Creek — Wildflowers
Family Friendly: Easy for strollers, open spaces, shaded areas for picnics or resting.
Dogs: Leashed

Description

This trail passes two Spanish missions: Mission San Juan and Mission Espada. Trail features old aquaducts used at the time the missions were inhabited and have been maintained by the city's mission preservation project. Along the river, there are birds species that feed in the grasses and river's edge: egrets, grey heron, hawks, and others.

Flora & Fauna

pecan trees, natural grasses, cat tail, bluebonnets (seasonal) and other wild flowers.

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