Local Trails

Whether you're new to town or new to mountain biking, here is the 411 on all your riding opportunities in the San Antonio area. For the latest on trail conditions, please visit our Facebook group page
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1. McAllister Park

Perhaps the most popular mountain biking destination in San Antonio, this 900 acre park features a little something for everyone. Mostly beginner-friendly, it's fast swoopy singletrack can quickly transtion into short off-camber climbs in and out of creekbeds. Connect your ride to the Salado Creek trails for miles of fun.

 

2. OP Schnabel Park

Easily rivaling McAllister Park in popularity, OP features more varied terrain suitable for beginner through advanced riders. For even more advanced fun, take the Leon Creek Greenway trail to find even more pockets of technical riding.

3. Salado Creek Greenway

Not quite fully developed, parts of the northern greenway offer some of the most technical, trials riding in town. Otherwise, most of the present trails are offshoots of the paved multi-use "concrete super highway."

4. Leon Creek Greenway

Similar to Salado Creek, only on a different side of town.

5. Government Canyon State Natural Area

If you like to descend (and climb!) limestone ledges, GCSNA is the place for you. Be sure to pack plenty of water as there isn't much cover. Open Friday through Monday, check the website for trail conditions as they will remain closed after heavy rain.

6. Hill Country State Natural Area (Bandera, TX)

If big travel, all-mountain bikes are more your style over XC, HCSNA might be worth the drive. Beware, it is one of the few public lands that allow equestrian riding please remember to share the trails and ride courteously.

7. Flat Rock Ranch (Comfort, TX)

Inarguably the premier mountain biking destination within 30 minutes of town. Featuring 52 miles of flowing singletrack, it's no wonder FRR is home to STORM's three Marathon, XC and Enduro races. Beware though, the ranch is closed to mountain biking November and December for deer season.

8. Olmos Basin Park Trails

Short on time but need a quick mountain biking fix? Though not very long, these tight and twisty trails are only minutes from downtown San Antonio. 

9. Brackenridge Park

These crusher-fines trails are more suitable for the beginner rider. However those seeking to ride the Olmos Basin trails from downtown often incorporate these trails along the way.

10. Tapatio Springs (Boerne, TX)

NOTE: Due to development and transfer of land, this trail is no longer accessible.

Similar to HCSNA, these trails are more technical in nature utilizing the hill country's ample limestone rock. Thus, they are NOT beginner-friendly. Check in with the resort to sign a waiver and then have at it.

11. Madrone Trail (Canyon Lake, TX)

A mountain goat's dream, this 8.5 mile trail features nothing but ledge drops and climbs. But the scenery is tough to beat as the trail meanders around a Canyon Lake peninsula.

12. Mission Trails

Did your mountian bike ride plans get rained out? Stick to the paved trails along the Mission Trails as they parallel the San Antonio River for an 18 mile out and back ride almost exclusively on dedicated hike & bike trail. 

13. Medina River Greenway

Often overlooked, for something different, try the six miles of mostly paved and improved trails that run along the Medina River. Ideal more for beginners, but even advanced riders can enjoy the serenity. 

See you on the trails!

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