Best national  parks in San Antonio, TX

Take a look at these parks, only a short 1-hour drive or less from the city. Here are 10 national parks you can visit within a reasonable distance from San Antonio:

Big Bend National Park

Located about 6 hours west of San Antonio, this park is known for its rugged landscape and stunning views of the Chisos Mountains.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

The park boasts the highest peak in Texas, Guadalupe Peak, and offers hiking trails through scenic valleys and mountainous terrain.

Padre Island National Seashore

this park features 70 miles of coastline, dunes, and beaches, making it a popular spot for camping, fishing, and bird watching.

Amistad National Recreation Area

Located about 2.5 hours west of San Antonio, this park is situated around the Amistad Reservoir and offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and hiking.

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Guadalupe River National Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Government Canyon State Natural Area

Hill Country State Natural Area

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