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Crescent Bend Nature Park

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12805 Schaefer Rd, Schertz, TX
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Hidden Gem

You really have to know this place exists to find it. It is tucked out of the way which is good in... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
San Antonio, Texas
I thought the park was kinda trashed.

Major cleanup is needed. It looks like the park is being used as a dump for the city. Trucks were... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Allison F
Schertz, Texas, United States
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“bird blinds” (2 reviews)
“migration” (2 reviews)
12805 Schaefer Rd, Schertz, TX
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

You really have to know this place exists to find it. It is tucked out of the way which is good in a sense. Looking for the place, Take FR 78 coming from the Universal City and Randolph area. Continue for miles until you pass...More

1  Thank Stephanlee1
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Major cleanup is needed. It looks like the park is being used as a dump for the city. Trucks were hailing in and dumping trash on my first and only trip to the park.

Thank Allison F
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This park is not very well known, is in a hidden location off the main traffic. It is not always well kept. Very large area.

Thank Dot M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

crescent bend is a one and mile paved trail with 2 bird blinds and restrooms. The blinds will get you within 30 feet of many birds such as the red napped sap sucker which is not local to this region.

Thank craydog
Reviewed 21 December 2016

A nice little area to go on a long nature walk. Its just mostly raw nature, though the trail was once paved, so it remains clear enough to walk. You'll love it if you're looking for some exercise and to get out of the neighborhoods...More

Thank Kris E
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Had a nice walk here. I imagine there would be plenty of birds here during spring migration. There are multiple parking areas even though they are not clearly shown on the maps available online.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This park is nothing fancy, but it's a nice retreat away from the suburbs of San Antonio. The park includes a nice 8000 foot long gravel trail that makes a giant loop. The location is excellent for birding, and you'll see a lot of folks...More

1  Thank Falcon164016
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Crescent Bend will never be mistaken for McAllister Park, but if all you want to do is take a walk among nature, Crescent Bend does just fine. The trails are decent enough for the occasional walker. Serious hikers won't be impressed though. My wife likes...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice walking trails and if you like to bird watch this is the place! Numerous warblers, cardinals, vireos, buntings and others have been seen there especially during the spring migration.

1  Thank bverrips
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Every morning while we have been here we have got up and went for a walk. This morning we came here. It was overgrown by weeds, the paths were covered with ants, and it smelled horrible. I will say that it is a good spot...More

Thank Linsey R
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