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McAllister Park

Neighbourhood: Northeast San Antonio
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Address: 13102 Jones-Maltsberger Road, San Antonio, TX 78232
Phone Number:
+1 210-207-7275
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05:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 23:00
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An 865-acre park with hiking trails, camping sites and a lake for fishing.

An 865-acre park with hiking trails, camping sites and a lake for fishing.

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One sunny, chilly Monday morning last month (December 2013) my husband and I were in San Antonio with our granddaughter and we decided to take her to play at McAllister Park. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2014
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

One sunny, chilly Monday morning last month (December 2013) my husband and I were in San Antonio with our granddaughter and we decided to take her to play at McAllister Park. The grounds were very well maintained, and the bathrooms clean. The playground equipment was in great shape, and our little one loved playing on everything. The only draw back,... More 

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1 Thank Phoebe729
San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

We go here a lot. There is a descent size dog park, lots of bike/hiking trails, sports fields and two playgrounds. On playground has fitness equipment near by. I've seen deer, rabbits and snakes out ..

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1 Thank archimedes210
San Antonio, Texas
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89 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

Had a group picnic with my church group and several others on Sunday afternoon and the grounds of the park were impressive. The various tables and pavilions are spread out enough where it doesn't seem overly crowded even with as many folks were there. I hear the trails are great too but I can't personally attest to that as I've... More 

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Thank David W
El Paso, Texas
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2013

We couldn't leave San Antonio without visiting the McAllister Park Shoe Tree. It was a bit hard to find due to road closures and the fact that the park is HUGE. Once you make your way into the park look for the optimist pavilion. There are maps posted around the park to help. The tree is easy to miss but... More 

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1 Thank FoodieVacationer458
San antonio tx
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68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

we go a lot because of the dog park. The dog park is great they have a place for small dogs and big dogs. The only bad thin I could say is other is no water in the small dogs area. Not a big deal though because we just take our Yorkshire terrier in the big dogs area and most... More 

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1 Thank swatchsatx
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

McAllister Park has everything. BBQ grills and picnic tables, soccer fields, playgrounds, hiking trails and even some outdoor gym type equipment. I can walk for miles in this park without repeating the same trail over and over. There are plenty of bathrooms. Not always clean and the stalls don't have doors. The rating would have been 5 stars if not... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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271 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

We went here specifically to see and photograph the “shoe tree” that overhangs the parking lot near the Optimist Pavilion. Shoe trees are trees where enough people have thrown old shoes into the branches to make the tree stand out as a landmark. It’s weird, but interesting. I’m interested in the unique sights that places I visit have to offer,... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

McAllister Park is a great place to run in big city. The trails are good, and lots of people like to go here.

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Thank J P
San Antonio, Texas
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

I like Pavilion # 2.Just large enough, beauty of being outside with the protection from the elements you get inside. You can rent the kitchen too if you need to. Reasonably priced.

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Marble Falls, Texas
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266 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2012

Lots of good trails. Quite a few people. Saw deer. Popular place. Give yourself enough time to complete your walk.

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