This trail with an observation tower is the best in San Antonio, according to hiking app – San Antonio Express-News

Shepard Price, 

June 22, 2022Updated: June 22, 2022 12:44 p.m.

Eisenhower Park

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A hiking trail with an observation tower with a view of downtown is the best in San Antonio, according to users of a fitness and travel mobile app.

Alltrails.com is commonly used for outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking and climbing. The service allows users to access a database of trail maps, including crowdsourced reviews and images. 

The app comes up with ratings based on feedback, with users rating different trails from one to five stars. All Trails then uses that feedback to rank trails in different areas based on the number of ratings and average star rating. 

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Users rated the Hillview Nature Trail Loop at Eisenhower Park as the best in the Alamo City. The trail received a rating of four-and-a-half stars from 1,738 users. The app describes the 2.9-mile trail as a “moderate” hike. Eisenhower Park is known for its observation tower, from which you can view downtown San Antonio.

According to rankings from AllTrails.com, these are the 10 best trails in San Antonio:

  1. Hillview Nature Trail Loop
  2. McAllister Park Blue Loop Trail
  3. Main Loop to Restoration Way Trail
  4. Main Loop and Juniper Way Trail
  5. Hillview, Red Oak and Cedar Flats Trails
  6. San Antonio Mission Trail
  7. McAllister Park Loop
  8. Salado Greenway Trail North from Hardberger Park
  9. Joe Johnston Route …….

    Source: https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/San-Antonio-hike-Alltrails-best-17257745.php

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